VA Awards Omnibus IT Contracts Valued at $5.3 Billion
March 25, 2013
The Veterans Affair Department awarded contracts for desktops, laptops, servers, switches, routers, storage services and tablet computers valued at $5.3 billion to three companies that will compete for orders through the indefinite quantity, indefinite delivery contract for five years.
VA selected Hanover, Md.-based Alliance Technology Group LLC; Claremont, N.H.-based Red River Computer Co. Inc.; and Valador, Inc., of Herndon, Va., for its Commodities Enterprise Contract out of a field of more than 50 bidders, according to an announcement posted on Federal Business Opportunities website last Thursday.
The Commodities Enterprise Contract provides VA with a second vehicle to purchase desktop personal computers and monitors. In May 2011, the department tapped Dell Inc. to provide up to 600,000 PCs in a deal that runs through April 2015.