Red River Wins $20B NITAAC CIO-CS Contract

Red River, a leading federal information technology (IT) services provider, today announced that it has been awarded the Chief Information Officer – Commodity Solutions (CIO-CS) Government-Wide Acquisitions Contract (GWAC) by the National Institutes of Health Information Technology Acquisition and Assessment Center (NITAAC). CIO-CS is a ten (10) year $20 billion contract designed to provide federal agencies with products and services related to general IT and health and life sciences IT capabilities both on-site and in the Cloud.

“Red River is proud to add the NITAAC CIO-CS contract to our growing portfolio of federal purchasing vehicles and looks forward to helping agencies improve the speed, ease and flexibility with which they can acquire and expand IT capabilities,” said Jeff Sessions, Senior Vice President of Corporate Strategy at Red River.

CIO-CS is designed to allow contractors to add new technology easily, on a daily basis if needed, giving government customers a better chance to keep up with rapidly advancing IT models, including Infrastructure as a Service, Platform as a Service, and Software as a Service. CIO-CS will replace NIH's Electronic Commodities Store ECS III GWAC.

Red River has a proven history of delivering innovative and secure commodity solutions for agencies across the federal government and initiatives as diverse as Cloud Computing, Cyber Security and Mobility. The company also has an established healthcare and life sciences practice, with customized solutions to foster collaboration, improve efficiencies and patient care while ensuring compliance. Red River is ISO 9001 certified and its IT experts hold the highest technical certifications, credentials and partnership levels with key OEMs, including Cisco Systems, Dell, HP, EMC, NetApp, Apple and more.

The NITAAC CIO-CS contract went into effect May 1, 2015 and expands Red River’s growing list federal contracts, which include NASA SEWP V, GSA Federal Supply Schedule, Veterans Affairs CEC, DHS FirstSource II, Air Force NETCENTS-2, FBI ITAP and multiple agency-specific blanket purchase agreements.

Source: Red River
Date: May 7, 2015