Army Awarding Up To $5B for IT Equipment

The U.S. Army is seeking contractors to provide the branch information technology equipment in support of its enterprise infrastructure and infrastructure goals, an Army contracting notice says.

According to Washington Technology, the Information Technology Enterprise Solutions 3- Hardware contract is potentially worth $5 billion to all awardees over five years.

The multiple-award, firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contracts will have a three-year base period and two one-year options.

Dell (NYSE: DELL), GTSI Corp., IBM (NYSE: IBM), Iron Bow Technologies and World Wide Technology hold positions on the ITES2-H contract, also potentially worth $5 billion.

The Army wants the proposed ITES-3H equipment to integrate with the Army’s net-operations and net-centric systems and comply with regulations on standardization, security and interoperability from the Army and Defense Department.

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