We are tracking three government contracts expected to drop in May: Information Technology Enterprise Solutions Software 2 (ITES-SW2), IT Cyber Security Support, and Enterprise Software Solutions (ESS). Learn more about these opportunities in the descriptions below.

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Government Contract #1: Information Technology Enterprise Solutions Software 2 (ITES-SW2)

Agency: Army
Expected Release Date: May 2019 (Deltek Estimate)
Value: $13 Billion
Competition Type: Full and Open | Unrestricted
Program Summary: The Computer Hardware, Enterprise Software and Solutions (CHESS) Information Technology Enterprise Solutions software 2 (ITES-SW 2) acquisition is to support the Army, Department of Defense (DoD) community, and all Federal Agency enterprise Information Technology (IT) infrastructure and info-structure goals with a full range of commercially available off the-shelf (COTS) software products and maintenance in 14 specific product categories.
Requirements: This acquisition will support a total solution. A total solution is defined as a software requirement that includes related incidental services and/or related incidental hardware.

  • ITES-SW 2 Catalog 1 – Audio & Visual
  • ITES-SW 2 Catalog 2 – Business & Finance
  • ITES-SW 2 Catalog 3 – Communication
  • ITES-SW 2 Catalog 4 – Database
  • ITES-SW 2 Catalog 5 – Education
  • ITES-SW 2 Catalog 6 – Internet
  • ITES-SW 2 Catalog 7 – Modeling and Simulation*
  • ITES-SW 2 Catalog 8 – Multimedia & Design*
  • ITES-SW 2 Catalog 9 – NetOps
  • Network Operations (NetOps) tools monitor and manage the networked devices.
  • ITES-SW 2 Catalog 10 – Office Suite
  • ITES-SW 2 Catalog 11 – Operating Systems
  • ITES-SW 2 Catalog 12 – Programming and Development*
  • ITES-SW 2 Catalog 13 – IT Utility and Security*
  • ITES-SW 2 Catalog 14 – Specialized
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Government Contract #2: IT Cyber Security Support

Agency: USPTO
Expected Release Date: May 2019 (Deltek Estimate)
Value: $35.5 Million
Competition Type: SB Set-Aside
Program Summary: The US Department of Commerce, Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has a continuing requirement for IT Cyber Security Support.
The contractor shall perform the following tasks:

  • Risk Management Framework (RMF) Support (All NIST Related Activities for all USPTO Internally Hosted Systems)
  • Vulnerability and Compliance Scanning and Analysis
  • Threat Analysis and Advanced Penetration Testing Support
  • Program, Project, Audits, Data Calls, IT Security Awareness Training, and Security Policies Support
  • Security Architecture and Engineering Support
  • All Contractor Systems and Cloud System Support
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Government Contract #3: Enterprise Software Solutions (ESS)

Agency: DHS
Expected Release Date: May 2019 (Deltek Estimate)
Value: $970 Million
Competition Type: Full and Open | Unrestricted
Program Summary: The US Department of Homeland Security may have a continuing requirement for Enterprise License Agreements for Enterprise Software Solutions.
Previous Requirements: The contractor shall provide enterprise license agreements for Enterprise Software Solutions for the entire department including these areas:

  • Application Infrastructure
  • Backup and Storage
  • Security

Benefits of the Current ESS BPAs include:

  • Provide software licenses and maintenance for Application Infrastructure, Backup and Storage, and Security by download or media for each order issued
  • Existing licenses and maintenance contracts from various outside vendors can be migrated under the Enterprise Software Solutions BPA
  • Existing and future maintenance contracts will be co-terminated to one anniversary date
  • Current license upgrades and transfer of licenses within and between DHS organizations at no additional cost
  • Opportunity to negotiate additional discounts at the order level
  • Licenses and maintenance costs will be centrally tracked under one license portal
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