Contractor to Tap Into $968 Million Blanket Purchase Agreement
March 6, 2012—Reston, VA – Govplace, a leading value-added reseller and solution provider for the public sector, announced today that it has been awarded multiple Enterprise License Agreements (ELAs) by the Enterprise License Agreement (ELA) Program Office at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Govplace will provide application infrastructure under the ELAs as well as backup and storage solutions, and associated services and training.
The ELAs stem from the DHS Efficiency Review Initiative and are designed to leverage the agency’s buying power and use taxpayer dollars as efficiently as possible. The Blanket Purchase Agreements (BPAs) were awarded through the DHS’ Enterprise License Agreement Office and are mandatory for use at DHS headquarters and all agency components. This award continues a long history of outstanding Govplace service to DHS with more than $400 million in completed contract performance over the past five years and 100% contractor performance ratings on all engagements.
According to Govplace CEO Adam Robinson, “We are pleased to be part of this important agreement and DHS’ Strategic Sourcing Program. The agency saved more than $347 million last year by using strategic sourcing contracts and that level of success is only achieved when you have close collaboration between industry and government. We are keenly focused on the mission of our customers and our ongoing relationship with DHS represents a great example of the how the partnership between industry and government can work to save taxpayer dollars while delivering results. I am incredibly proud of our team and pleased that they have earned us the opportunity to continue to expand our work supporting the mission of the Department of Homeland Security.”
Nominated multiple times as the DHS Small Business Partner of the Year and ranked #23 in the GSN Top 100 DHS Contractors, Govplace will provide application infrastructure products from VMWare® (NYSE: VMW), and backup and storage products from Quantum® (NYSE: QTM), under the new contract.
Govplace designs, deploys, and manages enterprise IT solutions for the public sector. Govplace leverages technical expertise, public sector experience, government contracts, project methodology and a performance-based contracting model to deliver effective IT solutions for government and education. With a core expertise in data center efficiency, Govplace delivers solutions that optimize data center performance, utilization and manageability while reducing operating and infrastructure costs. Govplace also provides solutions in mobility, agile application development and cloud computing.
Govplace’s has offices in Reston, VA and Irvine, CA.