Primary Goods and Services: ITES-SW2 includes COTS IT software products in the following 14 catalogs: Audio & Visual, Business & Finance, Communication, Database, Education, Internet, Modeling & Simulation, Multimedia & Design, NetOps, Office Suite, Operating Systems, Programming & Development, IT Utility & Security, and Specialized. ITES-SW2 also allows customers to fulfill a total solution requirement by adding related incidental services and/or hardware.
Ordering Open To: Army,DoD and other Federal Agencies
Requests for software under ITES-SW2 are submitted via theCHESS RFQ or RA tools. Army customers must follow the software order ofprecedence which is: Joint Enterprise License Agreements (JELAs), EnterpriseLicense Agreements (ELAs) and Core Enterprise Technology Agreements (CETAs),first. Then, depending on the acquisition strategy, Army customers may utilizethe ITES-SW2 contracts or DoD Enterprise Software Initiative (ESI) BlanketPurchase Agreements (BPAs). Army customers arerequired to submit and receive a Command-level ITAS approval for all ITpurchases to facilitate Army tracking of IT Spend. In addition, if Army customerswish to purchase outside of CHESS they must obtain a Statement ofNon-availability from CHESS and a HQDA-level ITAS Approval. Note thatpurchasing from a J/ELA, CETA or DOD ESI BPA is considered purchasing throughCHESS. See the CHESS FAQ page for further information.
ITES-SW2 Ordering Guide
Strategic Communications, LLC Pricing Info
Contract and Modification Files
Strategic Communications, LLC Contract
Points of Contact