MicroTech Awarded Army Private Cloud (APC) Contract
- Nation's Fastest Growing Solutions Provider selected to bring Mobile Data Center Optimization to the Department of Defense
Leading Technology and Systems Integrator MicroTech has been selected as one of only four awardees of the Army Private Cloud (APC2) Mobile Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract for the Program Executive Office, Enterprise Information Systems (PEO EIS). The $250 Million Army Private Cloud contract will allow the Army to reduce costs through server consolidation and updating and optimizing IT with fixed and containerized data centers. This is the Army's first cloud computing contract.
MicroTech provides Cloud Computing Solutions, Technology Services, Systems Integration, Product Solutions, Unified Communications & Collaboration, and Innovation & Integration to the public sector, as well as Fortune 500 Companies - managing more than half-a-million tech users daily. A prime contractor on more than 100 Federal projects and 28 procurement vehicles, MicroTech offers access to over 2500 vendors and over a million tech products and services across the government.
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"Winning the Army Private Cloud contract is proof that MicroTech's cloud computing solutions and mobile data centers are cutting edge and provide the best of breed solutions the Army needs to get to the next level," said Tony Jimenez, MicroTech President & CEO. "With the grand opening of our Innovation and Integration Center [I2C] this past July, we have fully committed ourselves to creating and providing cutting edge cloud and data center solutions and our customers have noticed!"
In partnership with the Army, MicroTech will provide, maintain, operate and support mobile data centers. This will include hosting services for applications within container based facilities as well as providing Cloud based Software as a Service (SAAS), Platform as a Service (PAAS), Infrastructure as a Service (IAAS) and data and application migration services.
MicroTech technology products cover a vast array of leading-edge solutions that include private cloud computing, mobile and portable data centers. The MicroTech MicroKloud product line features an efficient, effective one-stop-solution for creating, operating and managing private cloud computing services. This product line also includes the MicroPodd which is an energy-efficient cost-effective solution for creating highly portable cloud-based data centers in a ruggedized, man-transportable transit case or as a standalone rack. These award winning Cloud Computing Solutions will enable MicroTech to provide reliable green solutions that are 60% more efficient than their competitors. MicroTech's Cloud Computing Solutions are product agnostic and can use a number of different hardware solutions to create the best solution for their customer.
MicroTech is a 2011 Red Herring Global Top 100 award winner for Technology Innovation. And SmartCEO Magazine chose MicroTech as the 2011 GovStar "Technical Trailblazer" winner - the top government contractor that has developed an innovative technological product or breakthrough.
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