Rockville, MD. — ComTeq Federal, Inc. ( http://www.comteq.com ), a wholly-owned subsidiary of PC Connection, Inc., announced that they have been selected to provide a comprehensive Storage Area Network (SAN) solution for the U.S Air Force Headquarters. The contract with the Air Force is valued at nearly $2 million.
The high-bandwidth, automated data protection and recovery system provided by ComTeq will support more than 200 Windows NT servers located in the Pentagon and four other Air Force Headquarter sites in the greater Washington, D.C. area. ComTeq worked with Air Force officials to help evaluate the agency’s storage needs, and partnered with Advanced Digital Information Corporation (ADIC) and Veritas Software to develop the SAN solution.
“ComTeq successfully met the Air Force’s data storage requirements by leveraging our strong relationships with key hardware and software vendors, and by serving as a one-stop shop for a complete SAN solution,” said Stan Weintraub, a Vice President at ComTeq. “Today, more and more digitized information must be easily and simultaneously accessed, shared, and backed up within secure environments. This contract demonstrates ComTeq’s expertise in developing and sourcing comprehensive solutions that address today’s data storage needs.”
ComTeq is a leading supplier of computer and networking equipment and services to Federal Government agencies. The Company, which is based in Rockville, Maryland, holds a General Services Administration (GSA) Schedule, a National Institutes of Health (NIH) Electronic Computer Store II contract, and a NASA Scientific and Engineering Workstation Procurement (SEWP) Compaq authorization. ComTeq also holds active Blanket Purchasing Agreements with several Federal Government agencies, including the United States Navy, the FDIC, the National Security Agency and the Internal Revenue Service.
ComTeq was acquired by PC Connection ( http://www.pcconnection.com ) in June of 1999 to expand the parent company’s ability to serve the computing needs of the Federal Government. Founded in 1993, ComTeq focuses on high-end computer products, including servers and networking hardware, software, and installation and support services. In June of 2000, ComTeq premiered on Washington Technology magazine’s list of the top federal prime contractors in Information Technology, demonstrating the Company’s strong growth and success in working with the federal procurement process.
PC Connection, Inc. is a rapid-response provider of information technology products and solutions. The Company offers more than 100,000 brand-name products through its staff of technically-trained outbound sales account managers and catalog telesales representatives, its comprehensive web sites at http://www.pcconnection.com , http://www.macconnection.com and http://www.comteq.com .