7 small businesses win $1.4B DISA network contract
Work could last over the next five years
- By Mark Hoover
- Jan 03, 2013
Seven companies have won a contract that could be worth $1.4 billion with options to help the Defense Information Systems Agency support the Defense Information System Network capabilities.
The contract is known as the Global Information Grid Services Management - Engineering, Transition and Implementation. The winners are:
- Digital Management Inc.
- Onyx-Technica Joint Venture
- NES Associates LLC
- Cambridge International Systems Inc.
- TurningPoint-EMW Joint Venture LLC
- By Light Professional IT Services Inc.
- IPKeys Technologies LLC
Services are to include engineering, transition, implementation, integration, connection approval and IT service management activities.
The contract has a two-year base period worth $568 million, and one two-year option and one additional option year, for a total of five years. If all options are exercised, the contract ceiling could be bumped up to $1.4 billion.
Most work will take place in the continental United States, according to a Defense Department announcement. Some work will take place at undisclosed locations overseas.
Nine proposals were received for this contract, which was set aside for small businesses.
The Defense Information Technology Contracting Organization, Scott Air Force Base, III., is the contracting activity.
Mark Hoover is a contributing writer to Washington Technology.