VIENNA, VA -- (Marketwired) -- 09/13/13 -- Merlin International, a leading Cyber Security and IT solutions provider to the U.S. Federal Government, today announced the company has been awarded a prime contract for the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) FirstSource II contract. The Merlin award is part of a suite of multiple Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contracts for commercial items. Each FirstSource II contract will have a base ordering period of five years, with two one-year option periods (7 years total if all option periods are exercised).
"Merlin's growth over the years has been due to our commitment to service, strong relationships that we've built with both leading and emerging technology manufacturers, and our dedication to innovating solutions that better meet mission and business requirements for agencies," said Monty Deel, President of Merlin. "We look forward to serving the Department of Homeland Security with the same commitment and innovation under FirstSource II."
FirstSource II will provide DHS with a full array of value-added reseller services and access to a wide and renewable variety of IT commodities and solutions (hardware and software) from multiple Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs). Procurements will be made through Delivery Order competitions. The specific products and quantities will be identified on each Delivery Order issued under the base contract, with a procurement ceiling of $3 billion across all Delivery Orders awarded under all contracts, including orders issued in option periods.
About Merlin International
Merlin provides comprehensive information technology solutions to the U.S. Federal Government and is widely regarded as one of the foremost experts in Cyber Security offerings. Supporting clients across Defense, Civilian, and Healthcare agencies, we deliver customized technology systems and operational support services that address complex challenges stemming from the rapid expansion and dynamically changing requirements of networking, communications, applications, and data systems across federal enterprises. The company is headquartered in Englewood, CO, with federal operations in Vienna, VA. More information is available at www.merlin-intl.com.
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