Dod Esi Blanket Purchase Agreement

c. If the required software rights or related services are not provided from the inventory but from an ESA, check the terms and conditions and prices in accordance with the source selection requirements. According to FAR 8.405-3 (b) (2), several EPS, prior to placing an order above the micro-purchase threshold, route the BPA holders` requirement with the spot rebate request and evaluate the responses received to determine which BPA holder represents the best value. DoD ESI is an official DoD initiative, sponsored by the DoD Chief Information Officer (CIO) to guide companies in the implementation and management of COTS IT agreements, assets and policies. DoD ESI reduces total operating costs in the DoD, Coast Guard and Intelligence communities for commercial software, hardware and services. As part of the agreement, Carahsoft and authorized resellers will jointly provide asset management software, software maintenance assistance and professional it services for doD, secret services and coastguard solutions providers: DIRECTIVE DOD 8470.01E, Approved by the Deputy Minister of Defence and entered into force on September 6, 2018, The Secretary of the Navy announced that he would serve as DoD`s (EA) Executive Officer for the Commercial Management of Core Enterprise Technology Agreements (CetAs) software products, appointed by the Defense Business Council (DBC) to support Information Technology Management (ITCM) and the DoD Enterprise Software Initiative in accordance with DoD 5101.1. Policy measures will also be defined and responsibilities will be assigned for the implementation of CETA in the ESI. Key agreements consist of agreements that are most in demand. The appointment and transition of existing order contracts to CETA is an ongoing process. As a result, customers must continue to order under DoD DFARS 208.74 on current ESI agreements until the process is complete for each agreement. If you have any questions or concerns, please send them via our Ask an Expert page under www.esi.mil/AskAnExpert.aspx. BPA can be ordered by all components of the Ministry of Defence (DoD).

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