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By CHESS Support Team

FORT BELVOIR, VA, March 30, 2017 - Army Computer Hardware, Enterprise Software and Solutions (CHESS) in coordination with the Army Contracting Command – Rock Island (ACC-RI) awarded a ceiling increase for Information Technology Services - Small Business (ITS-SB), an $800 million firm-fixed-price contract, Mar. 23, 2017. The ITS-SB ceiling has increased from $400 million to $800 million, allowing Army, DoD, and Federal customers uninterrupted access to nine small businesses supporting critical Army missions. The contract period of performance remains unchanged, with ordering period date of 13 April 2018, and all work required to be completed by 13 Apr 2020.

The ITS-SB Contract covers a full range of services and solutions necessary for the Army to satisfy its support of the Army enterprise infrastructure and infostructure goals with information technology (IT) services within CONUS.

The ceiling increase applies to the following vendors:
  • W91QUZ-11-D-0005 - Exeter Information Technology Services, LLC
  • W91QUZ-11-D-0006 - Future Research Corporation
  • W91QUZ-11-D-0008 - Link Solutions, Inc.
  • W91QUZ-11-D-0009 - M-Cubed Information Systems
  • W91QUZ-11-D-0010 - Micro Technologies, LLC
  • W91QUZ-11-D-0013 - SNVC, L.C.
  • W91QUZ-11-D-0014 - Superlative Technologies, Inc.
  • W91QUZ-11-D-0015 - T4, LLC
  • W91QUZ-11-D-0021 - Tantus-OnPoint ATO Systems Support

The ceiling increase was driven by an increase in delivery orders over the past year. ITS-SB customers cite the contract’s no-fee, dedicated small business offerings as a key reason for increasing use of the vehicle.


Based at Fort Belvoir, VA., CHESS reports to the Program Executive Office, Enterprise Information Systems (PEO EIS). Charged by the CIO/G-6 and mandated through Army Regulation 25-1, CHESS is the Army-designated primary source for providing commercial hardware and software solutions for the Army's IT requirements. Offering simple, straightforward contract vehicles through its online Army e-commerce ordering system, the IT e-mart, CHESS directly supports the CIO/G-6 strategy by providing the benefits of continuous vendor competition for best value and consolidating requirements to maximize cost avoidance and leverage the Army's buying power. CHESS works diligently with other Army Knowledge Management partners, including the U.S. Army CIO/G-6, Information Systems Engineering Command, and Network Enterprise Technology Command to provide architecturally sound, standards-and-policy-compliant IT enterprise solutions to all Army customers around the world. For more information about CHESS, visit

Posted April 06, 2017