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Contractor: Microsoft Corporation Sitz
Department: Defense Informations Systems Agency
Microsoft Corporation Sitz, Redmond, Wash., is being awarded an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract with a total cumulative face value of $412,240,000. The minimum guarantee is $5,000, for Microsoft Enterprise Technical Support Services (METSS) necessary to obtain highly trained "Microsoft Blue Badge Cardholder-support". These services require access rights to Microsoft's proprietary (closed-source) code, which is licensed under exclusive legal right of Microsoft. The core requirements are for the contractor to provide Microsoft Consulting Services that include software developers and product teams to leverage a variety of proprietary resources and source code, and Microsoft Premier Support services such as tools and knowledge bases, problem resolution assistance from product developers, and access to Microsoft source code when applicable to support Department of Defense's mission. The period of performance is a one-year base period and four one-year option periods for a total period of five years. Performance will predominantly be within the continental United States; however, support services may also be required at multiple overseas locations. The original solicitation was issued as an other than full and open competitive action, one proposal was received. The Defense Information Technology Contracting organization, Scott AFB, Ill., is the contracting activity (HC1028-13-D-0023).
Total Contract Value: $412,240,000