Red River Chosen to Participate in U.S. Department of Homeland Security's $3 Billion FirstSource II
Sep 26, 2013 (Close-Up Media via COMTEX) --
Claremont, NH-based Red River, a federal information technology (IT) services provider, announced that it expanded its contract portfolio after being selected for the FirstSource II - Small Business category by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS).
According to a release, FirstSource II is a seven-year, multiple award indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (ID/IQ) information technology contract with an estimated value of $3 billion across all awarded socio-economic categories. The FirstSource II award augments Red River's growing contracts portfolio, which also includes VA CEC, SEWP, GSA and ECS-III and multiple agency-specific BPAs.
"DHS and several other federal agencies have placed immense trust in our ability to deliver measurable benefits for U.S. taxpayers," said Rick Bolduc, CEO for Red River. "We look forward to working closely with DHS to develop and implement solutions that support the agency's most critical mission ensuring the safety and security of U.S. citizens."
FirstSource II will facilitate the purchase of laptops, desktop workstations, tools to secure data and commodities to support various types of wire and wireless networks for mobile IT devices. Red River maintains partnerships and certification agreements with a wide variety of original equipment manufacturers including Apple, Cisco, Dell, EMC, HP, NetApp, Oracle and Panasonic.
Red River noted that it provides an array of capabilities and IT solutions designed to solve current challenges, optimize available assets and align technology investments with an agency's strategic goals. Red River solutions enable data center consolidation, network infrastructure development and maximization, enterprise mobility and contract management.
Over the past year, Red River has invested heavily to expand its portfolio of large, high-profile federal contracts. In the past several months, the company has added leaders focused on strategic programs and managed services. Combining these executive appointments with a credit limit increased to $80 million, the company continues to provide customers with personnel, backed by financial capital, to tackle the federal government's most critical challenges.
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