Microsoft's $412.2M DISA contract includes access to source code
- By Mark Hoover
- Jun 18, 2013
Microsoft has won a $412.2 million contract to provide the Defense Information Systems Agency with Microsoft Blue Badge Cardholder-support services, which will help the agency leverage a variety of proprietary resources and Microsoft source code.
The task order contract has a one-year base and four option years.
To support the leveraging of resources and source code, Microsoft will provide the agency with Microsoft Enterprise Technical Support Services, also known as METSS, which includes both Microsoft Consulting Services and Microsoft Premier Support services.
Microsoft Premier Support services include tools and knowledge bases, problem resolution assistance from product developers and access to Microsoft source code when relevant to the Defense Department’s mission, the department said.
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