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DoD ESI Webinar - ITAM & Software License Management

May 29, 2019

This Webinar will be broadcast via DISA's Defense Collaboration System (DCS) using the following link: https://conference.apps.mil/webconf/esiwebinar

Time: 1300 - 1400 EDT (1000 - 1100 PDT)
Dial-in-Number: 1-866-783-7350, Pass Code: 6928919#

A flyer is available below for dissemination. The slide deck that will be used during the broadcast will be posted closer to the day of the Webinar; please check back periodically for updates. 

Category BPAs Awarded

April 1, 2019

DoD ESI is pleased to announce that Computer-Aided Design/Computer-Aided Manufacturing, Modeling, Simulation & Engineering Software and Solutions BPAs are now available to all Department of Defense organizations. These are ten-year agreements with a period of performance from 1 April 2019 to 31 March 2029.

Blanket Purchase Agreements were awarded to Adacel Inc., DLT Solutions LLC (Autodesk), Carahsoft Technology Inc. (Trimble), Immix Technology (PTC) and Simigon Inc. under the DoD ESI for CAD/CAM products. Products include software licenses, software maintenance support, subscriptions, and information technology professional services.

Products include: Computer Aided Design, 3D Modelling, 2D Drafting, Product Data Management (PDM), Simulation/Computer-Aided Engineering (CAE), Product Life-Cycle Management (PLM), Concurrent Engineering, Computer-Aided Machining (CAM), Building Information Modeling (BIM), Advanced Real Time Rendering, Mobile Access to CAD, Augmented/Virtual Reality, 3D Printing Solutions, and Support Services.

For more information on BPAs: Adacel, AutodeskPTC, SimiGon, Trimble


IT Research and Informative Services Category-Based BPAs Awarded

April 10, 2019

DoD ESI is pleased to announce that it has awarded Category-based BPAs available to all Department of Defense organizations that provide Information Technology Research and Informative Services consisting of expert advice on a broad range of technical topics that specifically focus on industry and market trends aimed at saving time, mitigating risk, and empowering clients to make informed business development decisions.

These are ten-year agreements with a period of performance of 25 March 2019 through 24 March 2029. For more information, please click on the following respective links: FedmineForrester, and Gartner.

Microsoft Enterprise Services (MES) IDIQ Now Available

January 24, 2019

DoD ESI is pleased to announce that a Microsoft Enterprise Services (MES) IDIQ ("Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity") is now available. This IDIQ is for Services only such as Consulting Services and Premier Support, which support Enterprise-level technology planning, design, development, architecture, code, and deployment. These are provided through 24/7/365 Mission Critical Reactive Support, support of performance concerns, disaster recovery, configuration assistance, unrestricted access to Microsoft software developers, and customized Microsoft product-based solutions.

For more information, click here.

Directive 8470.01E Approved: Secretary of Navy to Act as Executive Agent

November 5, 2018

DOD Directive 8470.01E, approved by the Deputy Secretary of Defense and went into effect 6 September 2018, announced that the Secretary of the Navy would serve as the DoD Executive Agent (EA) for commercial software product management of Core Enterprise Technology Agreements (CETAs) designated by the Defense Business Council (DBC) in support of Information Technology Category Management (ITCM) and the DoD Enterprise Software Initiative, in accordance with DoD Directive 5101.1. It also establishes policy and assigns responsibilities for the execution of ESI CETA Agreements. Core Agreements consist of those agreements that are in highest demand.

The nomination and transition from existing ordering agreements into CETAs is an ongoing process. Therefore, until the process is complete for each respective agreement, customers should continue to order in accordance with DoD DFARS 208.74 via current ESI agreements. If you have any questions or concerns, please submit them via our Ask an Expert page..