Crofton, MD (PRWEB) May 14, 2014
Force 3, delivering the best-in-class Cyber Security, Collaboration, Next-Generation Networking, Virtualization and IT Support Solutions for Federal, announced today it has won a multi-year blanket delivery order with the U.S. Department of Commerce for information technology hardware with a focus on network-related products.
Force 3 is one of five awardees selected to provide a range of networking equipment from six original equipment manufacturers through the Commerce Department’s blanket delivery order. The estimated total value of this contract is expected to be $150 million over the life of the five-year contract. The blanket delivery order can be used by any of the Commerce Department’s 12 operating units.
“This award provides the Commerce Department’s operating units the opportunity to acquire mission critical networking solutions at the most competitive cost, through an efficient procurement process with proven manufacturers and suppliers,” said Michael Greaney, President of Force 3 Federal. “We look forward to the opportunity to provide solutions that ensure that the Department of Commerce is successful as they refresh and upgrade their IT infrastructure over the next 5 years.”
The BDO was awarded with a performance period of five years. The Commerce Department expects the BDO to drive significant reduction in IT-related expenditures for the agency.
About Force 3
Force 3 is the trusted provider of Security, Collaboration, Wireless, Virtualization, Next Generation Networking and IT Support solutions for Federal agencies. With headquarters in Crofton, Md. and offices in Herndon, Va., for over two decades Force 3 has delivered and supported cost-effective IT solutions for the Federal government. At Force 3, we have a relentless focus on our customers’ success through innovation, unique solutions and highly trained, passionate people. Our dedication and commitment has earned the highest accolades from customers and partners, including Cisco, Citrix, EMC and VMware. For more information, please visit http://www.force3.com.