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On-Site Commercial Software License Acquisition Training – Stafford, VA: June 1-2

Jun 1 - 2, 2016

Location: MLT Systems LLC building in Stafford, VA

Registration Closed

DFARS UPDATE: SUBPART 239.76 - Cloud Computing (Added August 26, 2015)

September 17, 2015

This DFARS subpart, 239.76, was added August 26, 2015 and prescribes policies and procedures for the acquisition of cloud computing services.

“Cloud computing” means a model for enabling ubiquitous, convenient, on-demand network access to a shared pool of configurable computing resources (e.g., networks, servers, storage, applications, and services) that can be rapidly provisioned and ...

Policy Memo 15-1: Improving the Acquisition & Management of Common IT: Laptops and Desktops

November 06, 2015

The purpose of this memo is to assure that federal buyers take advantage of category management principles so that government has access to the best prices, and can reduce the inefficient duplication of IT contracts.

Due to many government agencies buying and managing their IT in a fragmented and inefficient manner, while failing to combine their orders to attain the most savings, the OMB is ...


DoD ESI Catalog of Articles, White Papers, Newspapers, and other Tools

May 17, 2016

We have updated our DoD ESI catalog of Articles, White Papers, Newspapers, and other Tools to be used as a knowledge base and resource. Most recently added to the DoD ESI site are Training Videos on the following new topics, "How to Use the ESI Website", "Enterprise License Agreements", and "Risk Assessment Tool Introduction" which instruct viewers on how to use our new Software License Risk ...


ESI Education, Support, and Tools Portfolio Brochure

May 17, 2016

This brochure provides a visual mapping of the tools and resources available on the DoD ESI Website.

DoD ESI Software Maintenance Cost Tracking Guide

May 16, 2016

Due to the significant and increasing costs for annual software maintenance, this Cost Tracking Guide, in combination with its accompanying Excel Workbook, provides the reader a roadmap to identify, manage, and document Software Maintenance spending by capturing data. This information is then analyzed so that spending may be addressed from many different views, and potentially ...

Featured News

DON VMware Enterprise License Agreement Signed

April 06, 2016

The Department of the Navy Enterprise Software Licensing (DON ESL) team awarded a  Blanket Purchase Agreement for VMware licenses and maintenance (aka ‘SnS’) on 18 March 2016. The effective date of the agreement is 18 March and will support the renewal of SnS and procurement of new VMware brand software licenses with SnS, for desktop and server-based products.

The agreement, valid ...

Deputy Secretary Of Defense Memo, February 26, 2016 - Implementation of Microsoft Windows 10 Secure Host Baseline

March 03, 2016

This is an update to the memo released by the Office of the Chief Information Officer of the DoD on November 20, 2015, described and available below.

On 26 February 2016, the Deputy Secretary Of Defense sent the memo below directing the Department of Defense to complete a rapid deployment and transition to Microsoft Windows 10 Secure Host Baseline (SHB). This decision ...

Renewal of DON Microsoft Enterprise Licensing Agreement Signed

November 30, 2015

The Department of the Navy Enterprise Software Licensing (DON ESL) team awarded a follow-on Blanket Purchase Agreement to the first agreement for Microsoft licenses and software assurance (SA) on 15 May 2015. The effective date of the agreement is 01 June and will support the renewal of SA and procurement of new Microsoft brand software licenses with SA, subscriptions and SA-step up (SASU) for ...