Company Able to Participate in Five-Year, $5 Billion Contract Vehicle
CLAREMONT, N.H., March 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Red River, a leading federal information technology (IT) services provider, today announced it has been awarded a U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Commodities Enterprise Contract (CEC), a five-year contract vehicle with a ceiling of $5.3 billion. The VA CEC is a multiple-award IDIQ contract, set-aside for small businesses, and Red River was one (1) of three (3) awardees.
Red River is now an approved VA CEC contract holder who is well equipped to provide the agency with an expansive array of hardware offerings including laptops, mobile tablets, networking gear, servers, routers and security platforms, in addition to other information technology (IT) related products and incidental services. The VA maintains a complex IT enterprise architecture requiring standardization in order to allow for optimum performance and security to the Veteran, the VA employee, and the public. This contract seeks to ensure standardization while also leveraging the VA's purchasing power as a large enterprise.
"The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs serves those who have done so much to defend our country and ensure the safety of our citizens," said Rick Bolduc, CEO for Red River. "We are honored to help the VA deploy a 21 st century technology infrastructure capable of providing the necessary support services for those who dedicated themselves to the welfare of their country."The VA CEC award bolsters a fast-growing Red River contract portfolio which already includes the NASA Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement (SEWP), the General Services Administration (GSA) Schedule, The National Institutes of Health Electronic Computer Store (ECS) III and multiple agency-specific blanket purchase agreements. The company also has financial strength and credit lines enabling Red River to fulfill increased customer demand and meet and exceed the requirements of the VA. About Red River Founded on the core values of hard work, honesty and integrity, Red River is a leading provider of IT hardware integration, maintenance and support services. The company's technology expertise and mission-critical experience help customers optimize their business processes and maximize the value of their IT investments. Red River has developed a remarkable reputation for providing IT products and hardware-related services to government, healthcare and enterprise organizations. By combining an uncommon work ethic with exceptional service, Red River delivers performance beyond expectations to its customers, partners and suppliers. For more information please call 800‐769‐3060 or visit www.redriver.com. SOURCE Red River