CDW-G wins spot on Mass. schedule contract
- By William Welsh
- Feb 24, 2005
CDW Government Inc. is one of 30 companies that have won the opportunity to sell technology products and services to the Massachusetts state government under a new schedule contract, the company announced this week.
Under the multiple-award contract, CDW-G of Vernon Hills, Ill., is the sole provider of PalmOne Personal Digital Assistant models and related accessories under the mobile computing equipment category. CDW-g will offer PDA models including Treo 650; Tungsten E, C, and T5; and Zire 21 and 31.
The two-year contract for IT hardware, computers, mobile equipment, servers and storage services also has five one-year options. It is estimated to be worth $64 million among all vendors during the initial two-year period. All state agencies, as well as primary, secondary and post-secondary education institutions, can use the contract.
Among the other winners are IBM Corp., Armonk, N.Y.; Unisys Corp., Blue Bell, Pa.; Apple Computer Inc., Cupertino, Calif.; Hewlett-Packard Co., Palo Alto, Texas; Dell Corp., Round Rock, Texas; En Pointe Technologies Inc., El Segundo, Calif.; and Sun Microsystems Inc., Santa Clara, Calif.
CDW-G is a subsidiary of CDW Corp. The company has more than 3,800 employees and annual sales of $5.7 billion. It ranked No. 43 on Washington Technology's 2004 Top 100 list, which measures federal contracting revenue.
William Welsh is a freelance writer covering IT and defense technology.