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MicroTech awarded Pentagon IT support contract

2nd June 2011 - 07:00 GMT | by The Shephard News Team

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Leading Technology Systems Integrator MicroTech has been selected as a Prime Vendor for the $20 Million-plus Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Public Affairs (OASD-PA) IT support services contract at the Pentagon. MicroTech will leverage its proven and certified business processes and solutions to assist our troops in this important technical role. MicroTech will provide Information Resource Management (IRM) IT Operations Support, Application Development, IT Security Services, Integration Services, and Configuration Management.

The Assistant Secretary of Defense (Public Affairs) is the principal staff advisor and assistant to the Secretary of Defense and Deputy Secretary of Defense, providing internal information, public information, community relations, information training, and audiovisual matters. The office follows the Secretary'sprinciples of information in providing defense department information to the public, Congress, and the media, and sponsors the official Web site of the Department of Defense; the starting point for finding US Military information online.

The Top 8(a) Business in the Nation and Prime Contractor on more-than-100 Federal projects, MicroTech offers Technology Services, Systems Integration, Unified Communications & Collaboration (UCC), Product Solutions, and Innovation & Integration (I2) primarily in the public sector. Through technology innovation, MicroTech makes a difference in the lives of service members, veterans, the injured, the elderly, and other citizens that the government serves.

"The OASD-PA contract award allows MicroTech to play a vital role in keeping the important communications flow at the Defense Department up and running," said Tony Jimenez, President & CEO of MicroTech. "MicroTech has a well-established record of successfully supporting the US Military. Our staff of highly trained technical professionals -- many of them military veterans -- thoroughly understands the technology requirements of today's military. This is yet another excellent opportunity to make a valuable mission-critical contribution to our most important customer - the Warfighter."

The contract was awarded under the GSA IT Schedule 70 IDIQ Multiple Award Schedule contract. MicroTech holds 25-plus Federal contract vehicles and offers access to 2500 vendors and over a million tech products across the government. Supporting 200 users, MicroTech will provide onsite employees at the Pentagon to support the OASD (PA) contract. MicroTech is teaming with Williamsburg, Va.-based R&K Enterprise Solutions.

MicroTech was awarded a $2.5 Billion Warfighter contract in March of this year, and an additional $400 Million Army contract in February.

Source: MicroTech

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