NASA making Networx progress

NASA has begun transition of its teleconferencing services onto Networx and anticipates a further Networx award by May 9 of a contract for core and regional circuits.

For that award, a target date of Dec. 9 has been set for transition from FTS2001 to Networx, Greg Oden, Unified NASA IT Services Networx transition project lead, said in the agency’s quarterly NASA Integrated Services Network customer update. The current FTS2001 contract expires mid-2010.

NASA last year issued a request for quotes for core and regional circuits, which include a Web-based collaborative application for meetings; Web conferencing; video multiparty and point-to-point calls for meetings, including instant video meet-me; videoconferencing; audio multiparty calls for meetings, including operator-assisted and meet-me; audioconferencing; other conferencing services; mission-critical network for human spaceflight and science mission telemetry, command, and data handling; mission managed network service and other mission services.

The agency, which is using the Federal Acquisition Regulation Fair Opportunity Procurement Process to select carriers for each NISN service type, as of Jan. 26, has issued statements of work to the General Services Administration and issued three RFQs to Networx vendors.

About the Author

Sami Lais is a special contributor to Washington Technology.

Reader Comments

Thu, Feb 12, 2009 free online classifieds http://www.baselux.com

NASA doing great things...thanks for the update..

Please post your comments here. Comments are moderated, so they may not appear immediately after submitting. We will not post comments that we consider abusive or off-topic.

Please type the letters/numbers you see above

What is your e-mail address?

My e-mail address is:

Do you have a password?

Forgot your password? Click here
close
contracts DB
SEARCH

Trending

  • Dive into our Contract Award database

    In an exclusive for WT Insider members, we are collecting all of the contract awards we cover into a database that you can sort by contractor, agency, value and other parameters. You can also download it into a spreadsheet. Our databases track awards back to 2013. Read More

  • Navigating the trends and issues of 2016 Nick Wakeman

    In our latest WT Insider Report, we pull together our best advice, insights and reporting on the trends and issues that will shape the market in 2016 and beyond. Read More