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New DoD ESI Microsoft BPAs Awarded

December 18, 2018

DoD ESI has awarded Blanket Purchase Agreements for the most current commercially available Microsoft brand name licenses, Software Assurance, and subscriptions (to include Windows, Office 365 ), Azure, and bridge versions of Client Access Licenses among others). The Resellers are CDW Government LLC, Dell Federal Systems LP, GovConnection, Inc., Insight Public Sector, Miniburn Technology Group, LLC, and SHI International Corp., and the scope of this effort is worldwide and intended for sales to the DoD.

Software offered through these DoD ESI Microsoft BPAs will meet the functional requirements and capabilities in the following categories: Business Solutions, Client Access Licenses, Developer Tools, Management Tools, Office Applications, Operating Systems, Server Software, Utility, Subscriptions, Mobility, and SA.

For more information, click here.


Microsoft ESL III BPA Awarded

May 15, 2018

DoD ESI is pleased to announce that the DON ESL program awarded a Microsoft ESL III BPA on 4 May 2018 to Insight Public Sector.  This is a three-year agreement with a period of performance from 1 June 2018 to 31 May 2021, and is for licensing only. It can be leveraged by DON employees for on-premises network access, Office 365 pilots, and full transition to the Microsoft Cloud. Click here to navigate to the page for more information.


Announcing New Red Hat BPAs Available to All DoD

April 02, 2018

We are happy to announce the award of new Red Hat BPAs with annual subscriptions. Red Hat Linux operating system software license subscriptions and services will include installation and consulting support, client-directed engineering, and software customization.

For newer orders /actions as of 4/2/2018 through the present, please visit

For options that were exercised prior to 4/2/2018, please visit


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

February 26, 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 is based on the need to strengthen the Department’s cyber security posture while concurrently streamlining the IT operating environment. US Cyber Command (USCYBERCOM) through US Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) is to lead the implementation of this directive in consultation with the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs and the DoD CIO, and the full cooperation of all critical implementation components to include the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) and the National Security Agency (NSA) is expected. Implementation of the Microsoft Windows 10 SHB is expected to be complete by 31 January 2017 for all applicable systems for which no waiver has been approved. You may download the memo using the attachment below.



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