US: DLT Solutions has been awarded a new five-year Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) by the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) worth up to USD 40 million for Red Hat software and services. The award is part of the Department of Defense Enterprise Software Initiative (DoD-ESI), and provides leading open source software and services from Red Hat to the entire DoD and Intelligence Communities (IC). Software and services included in the award are Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Red Hat Enterprise Virtualisation, Red Hat JBoss Middleware, Red Hat Storage, and certain Red Hat Cloud offerings. Since 2004, DLT Solutions has offered Red Hat software to DoD and Intelligence customers through the DoD ESI BPA, the predecessor contracts to this BPA.
“This is a successful re-compete contract award for DLT Solutions, further demonstrating our commitment to Red Hat and customers interested in Red Hat software and services. With the inclusion of Red Hat CloudForms on the DoD ESI BPA, DLT continues to bring innovative enterprise open source software to agencies within the DoD and across the expansive customer base in the Intelligence Community in a manner that reduces administrative costs. DLT Solutions’ experience, expertise and market leadership in Red Hat’s offerings provides DoD and IC customers with a great combination of tools and knowledge to achieve their mission-critical objectives,” explained Jim Propps, Director of Enterprise Platform Sales, DLT Solutions.