4 win $404M DISA IT support contract
Task order for $111.3M already awarded to one company
- By Nick Wakeman
- Apr 16, 2013
Four small businesses have won a five-year, $404.1 million contract to provide support services to the Defense Information Systems Agency’s IT Enterprise. And one task order worth $111.3 million has already been awarded to one of them.
The four companies on the DISA IT Enteprirse Support Services or DESS contract are:
- HighAction LLC, Fairfax, Va.
- Soft Tech Consulting, Chantilly, Va.
- Chameleon Integrated Services, St. Louis
- NOVA Corp., Chambersburg, Pa.
According to the notice posted on FedBizOpps, NOVA Corp. won the first task order for operational support worth $111.3 million.
The IT Enterprise provides IT support to 8,200 DISA employees at its headquarters, and at 39 other U.S. and overseas locations. The majority of the work is at DISA headquarters at Fort Meade, Md.
The IT infrastructure includes data, voice and video that support the DISA director, strategic business units and other directorates. It operates 550 physical and virtual servers.
The operational support task order won by NOVA Corp. is for services such as IT service desk support, information and mission assurance, management of the supporting infrastructure, and transition to enterprise services, according to DISA documents.
The DISA IT Enterprise is managed by government personnel with contractor support. The winning companies, all 8(a) small businesses, will compete for other task orders going forward in areas such as help desk, networking monitoring and reporting functions.
Nick Wakeman is the editor-in-chief of Washington Technology. Follow him on Twitter: @nick_wakeman.