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Army Chess ITES-SW 2

Information Technology Enterprise Solutions - Software 2

About Army Chess ITES-SW 2

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Contract No. W52P1J-20-D-0049
Contract Type: ITES-SW 2

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Corporate Office:
9658 Baltimore Avenue,
Suite 300,
College Park, MD 20740.

Program Manager:
Donny Sheikh
Phone: (510) 403-4000

ITES-SW 2 Operations Manager:
Joe Imran
Phone: (510) 253-2931

ITES-SW 2 Website
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CHESS ITES-SW 2 Helpline:
Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm EST
Phone: (888) 232-4405

Enterprise Technology Solutions Inc. is proud to be a contract holder in support of the ITES-SW 2. ITES-SW 2 is to support the IT requirements of the United States Army, Department of Defense, other Federal Agencies, and authorized Government Contractors supporting these agencies. Government Contractors working for these agencies may place Delivery Orders under this Contract on behalf of and for the benefit of these agencies if authorized by their Contracting Officer in accordance with the requirements of FAR 51 and/or DFARS 251 as appropriate.

ITES-SW 2 General Overview

Computer Hardware Enterprise Software and Solution (CHESS), in coordination with the Army Contracting Command (ACC), Rock Island (RI), requires contracts to support the U.S. Army’s IT software requirements, within the Continental United States (CONUS) and Outside the Continental United States (OCONUS) to include remote OCONUS covering a full range of Information Technology (IT) software for client, server, storage, and network environments; for software maintenance; and for related incidental services and hardware as part of an Information Technology Enterprise Solutions – Software 2 (ITES-SW 2) total solution.

The fundamental purpose of the ITES-SW 2 acquisition is to support the Army and all Federal agencies in their enterprise infrastructure and infrastructure goals by leveraging commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) software products and maintenance in 14 specific product categories:

Audio & Visual

Business & Finance


Database, Data Integration & Big Data



Modeling and Simulation*

Multimedia & Design*


Office Suite

Operating Systems

Programming and Development*

IT Utility and Security*


The total potential value of this ten-year firm-fixed-price multiple-award contract is $13 Billion. There are 32 awarded companies on ITES-SW 2. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Rock Island Arsenal, Illinois, is the contracting activity.

Advantages of using ITES-SW2

No fees Charges

Decentralized Ordering System

Support to Army, DoD, and all Federal Agencies

Ordering Guidelines

Requests for software under ITES-SW2 are submitted through the CHESS RFQ or RA tools. The ITES-SW2 contracts are the Army’s obligatory source for the procurement of COTS IT software products. Army must follow the software order of precedence which is:

Enterprise License Agreement (ELA), ITES-SW2, DOD Enterprise Software Initiative (ESI) Blanket Purchase Agreements (BPA). Client must get a Statement of Non-availability from CHESS and/or an ITAS Waiver from the CIO/G-6 if they request to buy outside of CHESS.

Note: Buying from an ELA or DOD ESI is considered buying via CHESS.

Click here to download the CHESS Ordering Guide

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DAS 33830708/19/Q REV - 001