WWT Wins Spots on $20B NIH IT Contract

WWT is one of 65 winners of NIH's $20 billion CIO Commodities and Solutions contract, the follow-on to the NIH Electronic Commodities Store III contract.

In a post April 15, Washington Technology reports:

The new contract will be used to buy commodity IT products and solutions and is open to all government agencies. The major change includes an ability to provide IT capabilities via managed services models such as cloud computing as well as traditional transactions.

The winners of the contract are divided into two broad categories. Seven companies are identified as original equipment manufacturers, while the rest are described as value-added resellers.

The OEMs are: AT&T, Computer Sciences Corp., Dell, Hewlett-Packard, IBM, IMS Government Solutions and ViON Corp. The VARS include many familiar names including CDW Government, DLT Solutions, Force 3 Inc., MicroTech and World Wide Technology.

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