CHANTILLY, Va., March 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GTSI (R) Corp. (Nasdaq: GTSI), an Enterprise solutions and services provider, announced that the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) awarded GTSI a $16.5 million, three- year, re-compete of an expanded Microsoft Enterprise Agreement (EA). The new EA covers much of the Department of Defense Intelligence Information Systems (DODIIS) community, including DIA, Joint Reserve Intelligence Program (JRIP), Armed Forces Medical Intelligence Center (AFMIC), Missile and Space Intelligence Center (MSIC), and the J2 (Intelligence Directorate) element from eight of the nine U.S. Combatant Commands. "We are very pleased that DIA awarded us the re-compete," said Scott Keough, GTSI Director, Enterprise Software Solutions. "When first awarded this contract in 2003, our goal was to become a trusted partner to DIA by demonstrating our ability to provide nationwide program support for Microsoft- centric solutions. This new contract recognizes our past contributions by increasing our responsibilities to include a requirement for true worldwide support." GTSI's certified Project Managers will continue to coordinate all administrative and logistical support tasks associated with this contract to include worldwide coordination of Microsoft certified training, access to Microsoft dedicated technical support, and access to Microsoft development tools. In addition, GTSI will provide Microsoft Certified Systems Engineers (MCSEs) to assist the DoDIIS community with optimizing their current IT investments as well as proactively preparing the deployment of future technologies. "This contract renewal also directly supports DIA's GDIP IT Way Ahead initiative to bring technology standardization and cost efficiencies to the DoDIIS community. By consolidating multiple contracts, DIA is doing its part to optimize the technology available to our intelligence community while minimizing costs to the government," said Keough. About GTSI Corp. GTSI Corp. is the first information technology solutions provider offering a total Technology Lifecycle Management (TLM) approach to technology-based infrastructure solutions delivered through industry-leading professional and financial services. TLM allows government agencies to implement solutions of national significance faster and more cost-effectively and to more easily manage technology from acquisition to refresh to disposal. GTSI brings world class partners together with its staff of engineers and certified professionals to tailor and implement repeatable infrastructure solutions -- from simple to complex -- to meet current and future requirements. GTSI is headquartered in Northern Virginia, outside of Washington, D.C. Further information about the Company is available at http://www.GTSI.com/About. GTSI and GTSI.com are registered trademarks of GTSI Corp. in the U.S. and other Countries. All trade names are the property of their respective owners.
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