(PRWEB) December 26, 2002
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Atul Kumar, President/CEO
Kaan Arioglu, Director, Sales & Marketing
AVR Enterprises, Inc.
1020 Elden Street, Suite 106
Herndon, VA 20170
AVR Enterprises Awarded ECS III Contract
HERNDON, VaDecember 18, 2002–AVR Enterprises, Inc. (AVR) has been awarded a contract by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to supply desktop and laptop computers, peripherals, networking equipment, software, and maintenance and support services to Centers and Institutes of NIH and to other Federal agencies. AVR is one of multiple prime contractors awarded the Electronic Commodity Store (ECS) III contract by the NIH Information Technology Acquisition and Assessment Center (NITAAC).
ECS III is an online quoting system. An eligible user submits a detailed Request for Quotation (RFQ) to vendors, who respond with online quotes. The electronic RFQ process is convenient and easy to use. ECS III is a successor to NIHs successful ECS II contract. ECS III is expected to be worth $ 6 billion over the next 10 years.
Atul Kumar, President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of AVR, attributes the contract award to AVRs history as an information technology (IT) solutions provider. AVR has a solid track record with our clients within the Federal government. We have proven our ability to procure and deliver quality hardware, software, and peripherals and to support those products with a wide variety of services. We are pleased that NIH recognizes this by awarding us an ECS III contract.
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is one of the worlds foremost medical research centers. It is the Federal focal point for medical research in the United States. NIH is an agency of the Public Health Service, which is a part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The main campus of NIH is located in Bethesda, MD.
AVR Enterprises, Inc. is an IT solutions provider. AVRs business is specifically tailored to meet the IT requirements of the Federal government. In partnership with leading manufacturers and distributors in the IT industry, AVR can provide hardware, software, peripherals, and support services across a variety of platforms. Headquartered in Herndon, VA, the company was founded in 1987 and received 8(a) certification from the Small Business Administration (SBA) in 1995.