Microsoft Wins Homeland Security Contract

The Department of Homeland Security said on Tuesday it has awarded a five-year, $90 million enterprise agreement to Microsoft Corp MSFT.O to become the department's primary technology provider. Under the contract, Microsoft will supply desktop and server software to the newly created department, which has merged parts of 22 different agencies into one entity.

The agreement delivers licensing coverage for about 140,000 desktops and will help the department to establish a common computing environment, Homeland Security said in a statement. Dell Marketing LP. was selected as the reseller, to provide the day-to-day management of the enterprise agreement, it said.

News source: Reuters

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