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$17.5 Billion Defense IT Contract Award Survives Four Protests

The companies filed their protests with the Government Accountability Office in November; all four were dismissed on Feb. 21. Continue reading

DISA’s $902M Comms Contract Hit with Protest

Hewlett Packard Enterprise is protesting the Defense Information Systems Agency’s award of a $902 million communications infrastructure contract. Continue reading

An ‘Easy Pass’ model for buying cloud services? DISA showing how it could work

Few experts these days say the reason to move applications and systems to the cloud is only for the savings. Continue reading

LPTA lives on as DISA reissues $17.5B ENCORE III contract

As expected, the changes DISA made in the revised ENCORE III solicitation are fairly narrow, responding only to the grounds on which GAO found the original RFP to be problematic. Continue reading

DISA’s unveils its premier facility for cyber defense

The home of the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Global Operations Command has opened for business, housing the nation’s major facility for cyber defense. Continue reading

Defense IT Contract Rekindles Pricing Complaints

The contract generated angst about the terms DISA will use to select vendors. The complaints include a public letter to the department from business organizations representing IT companies. Continue reading

Commands increase influence on IT buying decisions

Policy driven by the Defense Department chief information officer and the Joint Staff J6 may dictate closer ties between COCOMs and DISA, which could mean mutual IT requirements and procurements. Continue reading

Single service provider for upcoming draft mobility RFP at DISA

DISA has been looking for more effective ways to get mobility out to its diverse workforce, moving to some commercial mobile solutions to provide mission-essential tools and accommodate varying levels of security for those devices as the technology races ahead. Continue reading

Why Try to Connect With a Federal Agency CIO or CTO? at Tower Club on 2/12

After you corner that federal executive at the breakfast meeting where they presented, what will you ask him/her? Continue reading

DOD looking to put classified data in commercial cloud

Defense officials are banking on cloud computing to save the department billions of dollars as part of an ambitious plan to consolidate its vast amount of data centers. Continue reading