HERNDON, VA, June 17, 2014 - UNICOM Government, Inc. (UGI), a leading provider of IT solutions supporting the missions of government agencies, and a division of UNICOM Global, today announced that it was selected as one of only six federal contractors awarded a contract extension for the U.S. Army’s Information Technology Enterprise Solutions – 2 Hardware (ITES-2H), a contract vehicle with a $6.763 billion procurement ceiling. The new contract extension is valued at $774 million.
UNICOM Government’s president and CEO, Mr. Corry Hong, said he is honored that UGI continues to play a key role in supporting the critical missions of the U.S. Government for the past 31 years.
“This is great news for UNICOM and its partners. We appreciate the U.S. Government’s trust in directing us to deliver the next level of deployments of Artificial Intelligence and Robotics, Critical Infrastructure
Modernization, Energy and Water Conservation, Network-Defined Software for Cloud Computing, and Trusted Manufacturing and Green IT initiatives,” said Mr. Hong. “We will collaborate with the U.S. Army to exploit the best technology available in the commercial sector to safeguard our warfighters serving in the U.S. military.”
Under the ITES-2H contract, awardees are eligible to fulfill Army task orders by supplying a wide variety of computer and network software and hardware, including laptop computers, servers, switches, cables and displays. UGI’s contract extension is valid through June 23, 2015, and follows a similar extension granted in 2013 in the amount of $494 million.
UNICOM Government, formerly known as GTSI (NASDAQ: GTSI), was acquired by UNICOM Global in 2012, and following the acquisition, the organization has been strengthened with the financial foundation, depth of relationships and increased commitment to technical excellence of UNICOM Global. UNICOM Global was founded in 1981 by Mr. Corry Hong, who continues today as president and CEO to lead the expanding operation with his technical, financial and business acumen. For more than three decades, UNICOM Global has established itself as the leader in delivering mission-critical solutions around the world in the public sector to federal, state and local government organizations in addition to its expansive commercial base of customers.
Mr. Russ Guzzo
UNICOM Government is a leading provider of technology solutions and professional services to federal, state and local governments. Founded in 1983, the company has helped meet the unique IT needs of more than 1,700 governmental agencies worldwide. Acquired by UNICOM Global in 2012, UNICOM Government and its engineering professionals draw on their deep technical knowledge, strategic partnerships, customer service and numerous industry certifications to guide agencies in selecting the most cost-effective technology available. With extensive capabilities and past performance in software development, data center, networking, collaboration, security and cloud computing solutions, as well as advanced engineering, integration, support and financial services – and a broad partner portfolio – UNICOM Government eases the planning, purchasing and deployment of IT solutions, and facilitates the management of mission-critical IT throughout the lifecycle. UNICOM Government has facilities in Chantilly, VA, and Greensboro, NC, and formerly traded on the NASDAQ exchange under the symbol (NASDAQ: GTSI).
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