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By CHESS public affairs

FORT BELVOIR, VA, April 23, 2018 - Army Computer Hardware, Enterprise Software and Solutions (CHESS), in coordination with the Army Contracting Command - Rock Island (ACC-RI), awarded a contract extension for the Army Desktop and Mobile Computing - 2 (ADMC-2), a $6.545 billion Indefinite-Delivery/ Indefinite Quantity (ID/IQ) contract, on April 20, 2018. The ADMC-2 contract vehicle has been extended in six months increments for up to 24 months. The ADMC-2 ceiling has increased from $5.675 billion to $6.545 billion. Extension of the contracts were done on a sole source basis to all current contract holders. Ordering is open to Army, DoD and other Federal Agencies.

The ADMC-2 provides ID/IQ contract vehicles specifically designed as the primary source for information technology equipment to integrate, support, modernize and refresh the Army's net-centric architecture while providing standardized interfaces. ADMC-2 includes standard common configurations of laptops and desktops (as well as tablets, monitors, printers, ruggedized and semi-ruggedized devices) that meet Army requirements and GSS standards configurations.

The extension applies to the following vendors:

  • W91QUZ-06-D-0001 - Telos
  • W91QUZ-06-D-0002 - Dell Federal Systems, L.P.
  • W91QUZ-06-D-0003 - CDW-G
  • W91QUZ-06-D-0004 - HPI Federal LLC
  • W91QUZ-06-D-0005 - ITG
  • W91QUZ-06-D-0006 - Transource
  • W91QUZ-06-D-0009 - NCS

This extension of the ordering period is intended to bridge the Army's ability to purchase hardware until award of the Army Desktop Mobile Computing - 3 (ADMC-3) suite of contracts. ADMC-3 was awarded February 16, 2017, and is currently under protest and being review at the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC).

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About CHESS

Based at Fort Belvoir, Virginia, Computer Hardware, Enterprise Software and Solutions (CHESS) reports to the Program Executive Office Enterprise Information Systems (PEO EIS). Charged by the Army 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 https://chess.army.mil/.

Posted April 25, 2018