Army awards ITES contracts
- By Frank Tiboni
- Oct 21, 2003
The Army awarded five contracts Oct. 22 in the second part of the $500 million Information Technology Enterprise Solutions program.
ITES supports the service's enterprise infrastructure and infostructure goals with equipment and services.
The Program Executive Office-Enterprise Information Systems, located at Fort Belvoir, Va., issued ITES Functional Area-2 contracts to IBM Corp., Lockheed Martin Corp., Northrop Grumman Corp., NCI Information Systems and QSS Group Inc. The contracts cover three years with two, two-year option periods, said in an Army PEO-EIS statement.
Support services under ITES include:
* Asset management.
* Business process re-engineering.
* Development of software interfaces.
* Enterprise IT policy and planning.
* Information assurance.
Information and knowledge engineering.
* Integration and consolidation.
Market research and prototyping.
* Seat management.
* Technology insertion.
Test and evaluation.
PEO-EIS last month awarded ITES hardware contracts to Dell Inc., GTSI Corp., Hewlett-Packard Co. and Lockheed Martin. The equipment deals — which cover three years with two options of two years each — covered managed platforms, network equipment, servers, storage systems and workstations.