ASRC wins $403M NASA Ames IT contract

Company outscores six competitors to win small biz contract

ASRC Research and Technology Solutions has won a $403.4 million contract with NASA to provide IT services in support of research, engineering, maintenance and operations for Ames Research Center.

The ARC Information Technology Services 3 contract is a small-business set-aside contract that will last five years, with a two-year base and three option years.

ASRC beat out six other companies for the $403.4 million award.

Under the contract, ASRC will support the Ames Research Center and its programs in the areas of IT systems and governance support; IT security support; network and communication systems; application management; scientific computing systems; innovation and emerging technologies; management and administration; and other support services.

The companies ASRC competed against for the contract included:

  • ActioNet Inc.
  • Caelum Research Corp.
  • Maden Technologies
  • Mission Critical Technologies
  • OpalSoft Inc.
  • SaiTech Inc.

According to NASA documents, ASRC scored a 920 out of 1,000 possible points. It rated an excellent in the technical understanding sub-factor. In the management approach subfactor it scored a very good rating. It also scored very good in the safety and health plan sub-factor.

The NASA evaluator said that ASRC was the only company to submit a technically acceptable proposal.

Evaluations on all the competitors are availabe in the NASA document.


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