Marine Corps orders 27,961 laptop computers in program to upgrade military IT capabilities

QUANTICO, Va., 11 April 2016. U.S. Marine Corps. information technology (IT) experts are buying nearly 28,000 laptop computers under terms of a $30.1 million delivery order.

Marine Corps orders 27,961 laptop computers in program to upgrade military IT capabilities
Marine Corps orders 27,961 laptop computers in program to upgrade military IT capabilities
QUANTICO, Va., 11 April 2016. U.S. Marine Corps. information technology (IT) experts are buying nearly 28,000 laptop computers under terms of a $30.1 million delivery order.

Officials of the Marine Corps Systems Command at Quantico Marine Base, Va., have announced an order of 27,961 general-purpose laptop computers from CDW Government in Vernon Hills, Ill., in support of the U.S. Navy's Next Generation Enterprise Network Computer Refresh program.

The Next Generation Enterprise Network (NGEN) represents the continuous evolution of the Department of the Navy’s enterprise networks and will provide secure, net-centric data and services to the Navy and Marine Corps personnel.

NGEN is an approach to providing enterprise network services originally consolidated in 2000 under the Navy Marine Corps Intranet (NMCI) contract, which provides IT services to more than 700,000 Navy and Marine Corps users.

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The transition from NMCI to NGEN seeks to maintain services, provide government control, and maintain information security.

On this contract CDW will do the work in North Las Vegas, Nev., and should be finished by November 2016. For more information contact CDW Government online at www.cdwg.com, or Marine Corps Systems Command at www.marcorsyscom.marines.mil.

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