• immixGroup Subsidiary Wins ITES Software Contract

    Five-Year Award Makes Commercial Software Products Available to U.S. Army

    McLean, VA, Thursday, February 26, 2015–immixGroup, Inc. announced today that its subsidiary immixTechnology, Inc. was one of three companies to be awarded an Information Technology Enterprise Solutions Software (ITES-SW) task order contract by the United States Army. immixTechnology won the $49 million contract (number W52P1J-15-D-0007) as a large business.

    The ITES-SW contract is open to ordering Contracting Officers within the U.S. Army. It is managed by CHESS (Computer Hardware Enterprise Software and Solutions), the Army's designated primary source for commercial IT, and features a five-year term (through February 11, 2020) with no option years.

    The scope of ITES-SW includes commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) software products and related services in four catalogs, including:

    • IT Utility & Security: Network administration tools, firewalls, backups, security tools, encryption tools, password managers, file compression, registry tools, test and document editors, data mining, decision support systems, asset and inventory management, and handheld software.
    • Modeling & Simulation: Software that facilitates a level of understanding of the interaction of the parts of a system, and of the system as a whole. This catalog includes: numerical analysis, statistical, GIS software, games/gaming, 3D modeling, and mapping software.
    • Multimedia & Design: Software used for graphic design, multimedia development, specialized image development, general image editing, or to access graphic files. This catalog includes: 3D drawing, computer aided dispatch (CAD), digital photography applications, animation creation, illustration, image editing, font tools, authoring tools, desktop publishing, graphics, and label makers (CD & paper).
    • Program & Development: Software that assists in the development of software applications. This catalog includes: editors, compilers, parsers, interpreters, loaders, programming libraries, documentation tools, testing environments, application creation, and web design.
    According to the CHESS Web site, “ITES-SW contracts are the Army's mandatory source for the purchase of COTS software products and related services that have obtained a full Certificate of Networthiness (CoN). Customers must obtain a Statement of Non-availability from CHESS and/or a Goal 1 Waiver from the CIO/G-6 if they wish to purchase outside of CHESS.”

    “We are excited to continue supporting the U.S. Army through this important contract vehicle,” said Allan Rubin, Vice President of Marketing for immixGroup. “The addition of ITES Software to our list of contracts continues to make it easier for the government to procure leading IT solutions while helping our technology manufacturers grow their public sector business.”
    For more information about the ITES-SW contract, visit www.immixgroup.com/contract-vehicles/federal/ites-sw/ or contact immixGroup at ITES-SW@immixgroup.com.

    About immixGroup, Inc.

    immixGroup, an Arrow company, is a value-added distributor that helps technology companies do business with the government. immixGroup enables IT manufacturers and solution providers to grow their public sector business and accelerate the sales cycle. Since 1997, immixGroup has delivered the specialized resources and expertise these companies need to increase their revenue, support their demand creators, and operate efficiently in the complex public sector IT market. Government agencies at the federal, state, and local levels trust immixGroup to provide reliable access to a wide range of enterprise software and hardware products through their preferred contracts and business partners. For more information, contact immixGroup, Inc. at 703.752.0610, via email at info@immixgroup.com, or on the Web at www.immixgroup.com.

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