ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--World Wide Technology, Inc. (WWT), a market-leading systems integrator that provides innovative technology and supply chain solutions, today announced 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). The CIO-CS is a $20 billion indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract that spans ten (10) years and provides federal agencies with products and services associated with general IT as well as health and life sciences IT capabilities – both on premises (on-prem) and in the Cloud.
“WWT has a proven history of providing excellent service to federal government agencies through multiple contracting vehicles and a strong healthcare IT practice, which make WWT a strong CIO-CS contract partner,” said Bob Olwig, Vice President of Business Strategy and Innovation for WWT. “We are pleased that NIH has recognized the continued dedication and expertise of WWT’s staff and look forward to driving value for CIO-CS users.”
CIO-CS, which became effective May 1, 2015, allows contractors to add new technology easily, on a daily basis if necessary. It provides government customers with the opportunity to expand IT capabilities and more easily keep pace with rapid changes in IT models, including Infrastructure as a Service, Platform as a Service, and Software as a Service.
WWT is well-known for its proven and innovative approach to helping both public and private organizations explore and expand IT capabilities, with deep expertise in the areas of compute and cloud, collaboration, mobility, security, networking, storage, big data and software. WWT’s Healthcare Practice specializes in patient and clinician mobility, healthcare analytics, collaborative care and medical-grade infrastructure.
WWT adds CIO-CS to its well-established list of purchasing vehicles, including SEWP V, NETCENTS-2, ITES-2H and GSA Schedule. WWT was also a holder of the Electronic Commodities Store (ECS III) GWAC, which CIO-CS replaces. A complete list of WWT’s federal contracts is available at www.wwt.com.
Through this contract, NITAAC awarded multiple Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contracts under which federal government agencies can place delivery orders to acquire IT commodities and solutions, including health and biomedical-related IT commodities to meet scientific, health, administrative, operational, managerial, and information management requirements. The total contract awards granted $20 billion GWAC to 65 firms.
World Wide Technology, Inc. (WWT) is a systems integrator with nearly $7 billion in annual revenue that provides innovative technology and supply chain solutions to large public and private organizations. The company brings to market a powerful blend of knowledge, infrastructure and technology to help its customers discover, evaluate, architect and implement technology products and solutions. Based in St. Louis, WWT works closely with industry leaders including Boeing (NYSE: BA); Dell (NASDAQ: DELL); Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO); EMC (NYSE: EMC); HP (NYSE: HPQ); AT&T Inc., (NYSE: ATT); VMware (NYSE: VMW); NetApp, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTAP); Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) and the U.S. Air Force. WWT employs more than 3,000 people and operates over 2 million square feet of warehousing, distribution and integration space in more than 20 facilities throughout the world. For more information about World Wide Technology, visit www.wwt.com.