ThunderCat Technology Is Now an Army ITES-SW2 Contract Holder
RESTON, VA. SEPTEMBER 15, 2020 – ThunderCat Technology, a Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business, announced today that the company is officially a U.S. Army Information Technology Enterprise Solutions Software 2 (ITES-SW2) contract holder. ThunderCat will be one of only 31 contractors on the $13 billion 10-year award. The ITES-SW2 is a follow on to the ITES-SW contracts that are the Army’s mandatory source for commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) IT software.
The scope of the ITES-SW2 contract includes software products, software maintenance and related incidental services and hardware. It will support Army, Department of Defense (DoD) and all Federal Agency enterprise Information Technology (IT) infrastructure and info-structure goals. There are 14 different product categories including IT Utility & Security, Modeling & Simulation, Multimedia & Design, Program & Development, NetOps, and Operating Systems. These 14 categories align with the major software categories identified by U.S. Army Network Enterprise Technology Command (NETCOM).
CEO Tom Deierlein and the team are very excited. “As a retired Army Officer, it gives me great pride to support the mission and vision of Computer Hardware Enterprise Software and Solutions (CHESS). We like the idea of supporting our Warfighter’s information dominance and promoting the Army’s center of excellence for commercial IT with superior products and services. Even though it is a small role we relish the idea of helping the good guys defeat the bad guys”
Based at Fort Belvoir, Virginia, CHESS reports to the Program Executive Officer Enterprise Information Systems (PEO EIS). Charged by the CIO/G-6 and mandated through Army Regulation 25-1, CHESS is the Army-designated primary source for providing commercial hardware and software solutions for the Army’s IT requirements. Offering simple, straightforward contract vehicles through its online Army e-commerce ordering system, the IT e-mart, CHESS directly supports the CIO/G-6 strategy by providing the benefits of continuous vendor competition for best value and consolidating requirements to maximize cost avoidance and leverage the Army’s buying power. CHESS works diligently with other Army Knowledge Management partners, including the U.S. Army CIO/G-6, Information Systems Engineering Command, and Network Enterprise Technology Command to provide architecturally sound, standards-and-policy-compliant IT enterprise solutions to all Army customers around the world. For more information about CHESS, visit https://chess.army.mil/
About ThunderCat Technology
Currently ranked #48 on the Solution Provider 500, the award winning ThunderCat Technology is a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) that delivers technology products and services to government organizations, educational institutions, and commercial companies. Led by a combat-wounded CEO, ThunderCat is a systems integrator that brings an innovative approach to solving customer problems in and around the datacenter by providing strategies for Data Storage, Networking, Cyber Security, and Cloud Transformations. A proven leader, ThunderCat Technology provides and optimizes technologies from best of breed manufacturers. Clients include DOD, DHS, VA, Treasury, FBI, State of Virginia, State of NY, Sony, Avery Dennison, Visa, and Chesapeake Regional Hospital http://www.thundercattech.com.