Veterans Affairs Taps Contractor To Build Mobile Apps Store, Software

Bob Brewin | Nextgov | October 5, 2012

Firstview Federal Technology Solutions LLC will provide the Veterans Affairs Department with both a cloud-based mobile application store and mobile device management software under a $4.4 million contract awarded last week, a company official told Nextgov.

Jerry Ambrosh, senior vice president of health solutions at LongView International Technology Solutions Inc., which does business as Firstview, said the company has tapped Agilex Technologies Inc. as its core subcontractor on the three-year VA agreement.

Agilex supports federal agencies that use Apple iPads. VA kicked off a tablet test last year with 1,000 iPads, though Chief Information Officer Roger Baker expects the department eventually will use tablets and smartphones from multiple vendors...