HP Awarded Five-year U.S. Postal Service Contract
HP has been awarded a five-year contract extension by the United States Postal Service to deploy a breadth of products and services, including HP servers, desktops, notebooks, printers, and integration and warranty support services.
This indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract that dates back to 1994 builds upon a long-term mutually successful relationship. HP has delivered more than $1.8 billion worth of products and services to the Postal Service from 1994-2006.
“Our goal at the Postal Service is to become more streamlined and efficient while continuing to increase the number of innovative services we offer our customers,” said Bob Otto, vice president and chief technology officer, United States Postal Service.
HP will deliver a wide array of hardware, software and services to upgrade the Postal Service’s distributed computing environment and support more than 3,000 servers and 140,000 client systems.
“With more than 700,000 employees, 37,000 post offices and an extensive network of processing and distribution facilities, the Postal Service is a complex enterprise with evolving technology needs,” said Jack Novia, managing director and senior vice president, Technology Solutions Group – Americas, HP. “HP is building on our partnership with the Postal Service by delivering the infrastructure and support needed to enable continuous change.”