Navy makes enterprise technology license contracts mandatory

Thursday - 3/1/2012, 7:40am EST

Navy and Marine Corps commands wanting to buy hardware or software had better look at the list of service-wide deals first before buying technology on their own.

A new memo released by the Navy's technology and acquisition executives makes the use of enterprise technology license contracts mandatory.

The Navy wanted to establish up to 15 enterprise-wide deals with major software and hardware companies including Microsoft, Oracle, Cisco and HP.

The service will rely on several teams of experts to develop these contracts.

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