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US DoD Awards $976 Million for COTS Software ESI Purchase Agreement
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Advantaged Solutions, Alamo City Engineering, Carahsoft Technology Corp., and Oakland Consulting Group are awarded $976 million for Department of Defense (DoD) Enterprise Software Initiative (ESI) blanket purchase agreement (BPA) in accordance with the firms’ General Services Administration (GSA) Federal Supply Schedule contracts.

The four individual agreements are awarded for SAP Public Services Inc. (SAP) commercial-off-the-shelf software; software maintenance support; information technology professional services; and Cloud services in support of DoD ESI and under the direction of Office of Management and Budget Enterprise Software Category Team, the US department of defense said in a statement Monday.

The BPA provides for purchase of these products and services by the DoD, U.S. intelligence community, Coast Guard, and the federal government community world-wide.  The ordering period will be for a maximum of 10 years from March 12, 2019, through March 11, 2029.

This BPA is issued under DoD ESI in accordance with the policy and guidelines in the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement, Section 208.74.  This BPA will not obligate funds at the time of award.  Funds will be obligated as task orders using operations and maintenance (DoD) funds.  Requirements will be competed among the awardees in accordance with Federal Acquisition Regulation 8.403-3(c)(2), and the successful contractor will receive firm-fixed-price orders.

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