DOD schools contract with GTSI
- By David Hubler
- Oct 16, 2006
The Department of Defense Dependents Schools ' Europe has awarded three blanket purchase agreements worth a potential of $12.7 million to GTSI, a government information technology solutions provider. GTSI made the announcement today.
Under terms of the BPA's, GTSI will deliver and install more than 8,000 laptop, tablet and desktop computers over the next five years to more than 98 different DoDDS-Europe schools in Europe and the Middle East. In addition to the hardware and software, GTSI will also provide a wide range of services to the Department of Defense Educational Activity program in the United States, including, asset tagging and imaging.
GTSI said it has partnered with Gateway and Prism Point Technologies to fulfill the needs of DoDDS-Europe students, faculty and school officials.
Gateway, the third largest PC company in the U.S. and among the top ten worldwide, is supplying the laptops, tablets and desktops. GTSI recently teamed with Gateway to provide computing solutions to cadets at the U.S. Air Force Academy.
PPT, a veteran-owned small business, has provided on-site technical IT support services 24/7 in a subcontractor role to GTSI for many years, the integrator said in the announcement.
David Hubler is the former print managing editor for GCN and senior editor for Washington Technology. He is freelance writer living in Annandale, Va.