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Barram confirmed as GSA administrator

More than a year after his appointment as acting administrator of the General Services Administration David Barram last week was confirmed to serve in the position. Barram came to GSA last March from the Commerce Department where he served as deputy secretary and chief operating officer since October 1993. Since his arrival at GSA Barram has proved an avid supporter of such high-technology programs as FTS 2000 and its follow-on contracts.

GTSI unveils DT IV upgrade options

Government Technology Services Inc. last week said it is offering two upgrade options for customers who purchased IBM Corp.'s ValuePoint 486 PCs under GTSI's Desktop IV contract. The Air Force last month approved a modification that allows GTSI to offer motherboards featuring either 166 MHz Pentium or 200 MHz Pentium with MMX chips. The 166 MHz upgrade is priced at $497 while the 200 MHz upgrade is priced at $797. Brad Mack director of Defense programs at GTSI said GTSI shipped 135 000 ValuePoint PCs on Desktop IV.

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