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Red River Awarded U.S. Department of Commerce Contract

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CLAREMONT, N.H. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- New Hampshire based Red River, a leading federal information technology (IT) services provider, announced today that it has been awarded a Blanket Delivery Order (BDO) by the U.S. Department of Commerce (DoC) for enterprise networking equipment under the National Institutes of Health Electronic Commodities Store III (NIH/ECS III). The new contract (#YA1323-14BU-0008) is valued at $150M over the next five years. Under this procurement vehicle, Red River will provide the DoC with network equipment and associated maintenance, including support, professional and managed services.

“Red River is proud to add this purchasing vehicle to our growing portfolio of federal contracts,” said Jeff Sessions, Vice President of Corporate Strategy at Red River. “Red River is looking forward to delivering advanced networking solutions and associated services to the DoC. The expertise of our engineers and project management professionals, the strength of our OEM relationships and the services and secure supply chain capabilities we offer will be of tremendous value to the DoC as it looks reduce cost, increase efficiencies and drive network optimization."

The DoC established this agency-specific contract to support their strategic sourcing initiative, which is aimed at streamlining IT purchases and maximizing economies of scale. The contract will support network optimization and the DoC’s mission of helping to make American businesses more innovative at home and more competitive abroad.

Red River provides a wide array of capabilities and cutting-edge IT solutions designed to solve the current challenges of federal agencies, optimize available assets and align technology investments with strategic goals. The DoC BDO adds yet another purchasing vehicle to Red River’s growing list federal contracts, which include NIH/ECS III, NASA SEWP IV, GSA Federal Supply Schedule, Veterans Affairs CEC, DHS FirstSource II, NET-CENTS-2 and multiple agency-specific blanket purchase agreements. The company has built its infrastructure around performing the specific type of work required under the DoC networking BDO and Red River maintains a full staff of highly certified network engineers who will support the contract. The scope of the contract includes product lines primarily manufactured by Red River’s largest and longest standing OEM partners, which the company can leverage to provide the most competitive pricing. Moreover, Red River’s secure supply chain capabilities will streamline procurement and ensure the secure, rapid delivery of selected networking solutions for the DoC.

About Red River

Founded on the core values of hard work, honesty and integrity, Red River is a leading provider of IT hardware integration, maintenance and support services. The company’s technology expertise and mission-critical experience help customers optimize their business processes and maximize the value of their IT investments. Red River has developed a remarkable reputation for providing IT products and hardware-related services to government, healthcare and enterprise organizations. By combining an uncommon work ethic with exceptional service, Red River delivers performance beyond expectations to its customers, partners and suppliers. Follow Red River on Twitter at @ThinkRed. For more information please call 800.769.3060 or visit

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