2004 Fast 50

2: Softchoice Corp.
Location: Arlington, Va.
Annual growth rate: 199.12%
2003 Revenue: 57,255,777
2002 Revenue: 14,678,361
2001 Revenue: 3,515,842
2000 Revenue: 3,022,551
1999 Revenue: 715,193
Leadership: David MacDonald
Number of employees: 450
Website: www.gov.softchoice.com
Lines of business: IT hardware sales, data indexing systems, product information storage, selecting, acquiring and managing software solutions
Major customers: Defense Department, IRS, Bureau of Engraving and Printing, Office of the Comptroller of Currency, U.S. Mint, Office of Thrift Supervision, Department of Energy, National Labor Relations Board, Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Job Corps
Major contracts/projects: Softchoice was selected to manage the Microsoft Enterprise Agreement for the IRS. Under the $150 million contract, Softchoice provides performance metrics, fulfillment, program management and Microsoft program and product expertise. The agreement covers 120,000 employees with the full suite of Microsoft products, including operating systems, desktop application, development tools, electronic learning and a variety of server based products. Through this agreement, the IRS is saving about $3 million per year.