DISA, GSA preview $3.5B satellite opportunity

DISA and GSA are moving forward with plans for a $3.5 billion satellite procurement that will guide how the government buys services through 2016.

SAIC tackles process management at Transportation Command

Science Applications International Corp. will help the U.S. Transportation Command boost its business process management development capabilities under a newly awarded contract.

CACI gets down to business at Defense Department

CACI International Inc. has been awarded a Defense Information Systems Agency task order valued at approximately $31 million to upgrade software programs at the Defense Department’s Business Transformation Agency.

DOD's reliance on commercial satellites hits new zenith

The military's ad hoc reliance on commercial satellites is prolonging efforts to meet warfighters' urgent demands for bandwidth.

NCI will help DISA make BRAC move to Fort Meade

NCI Inc. will assist the Defense Information Systems Agency in its BRAC relocation efforts to Fort Meade, Md., under a one-year task order that could be worth as much as $83.7 million.

CollabNet acquires project management provider

CollabNet, the provider of the software development platform behind the Defense Information Systems Agency’s Forge.mil, has acquired Danube, a provider of Scrum project management solutions.

GSA, DISA launch commercial satellite solicitation

The General Services Administration has added two new special item numbers for commercial satellite communications services to Federal Supply Schedule 70.

GSA, DISA ready $5B satellite opportunity

In part two of a three-part interview, General Services Administration's Assistant Commissioner for IT Services Ed O'Hare explains how GSA and DISA are working together on a lucrative satellite opportunity, which will be released Feb. 9.

Unisys will continue serving DISA mainframe systems

Unisys Corp. will continue to provide information technology services to the Defense Department under a five-year contract worth an estimated $187 million.

HP Enterprise Services stands up defense practice

HP Enterprise Services has established a new practice to assist current and future defense clients and appointed a former top DOD official to run the business.

Public or private, the cloud makes its business case

The Defense Department and Arlington County, Va., chose different paths to cloud computing.

Raytheon team counters cyberattacks for DOD

Raytheon Co. and its team of contractors will work with the Defense Information Systems Agency to thwart cyber attacks on Defense Department networks.

Cloud computing: Winners and losers

Technology companies that expect to beneift from cloud computing must creatively adapt licensing, pricing and revenue models.

$5B SatCom may augur DISA-GSA deals to come

Satellite service providers met with government procurement officials Oct. 22 to hear details about the upcoming $5 billion, 10-year Future ComSatCom Services Acquisition.

Booz Allen wins order for anti-drug work

Booz Allen Hamilton will help federal, state and local law enforcement coordinate efforts to fight drugs and drug-related crimes under a Defense Information Systems Agency's program.

Stanley will create Web filter for DISA intranet traffic

Stanley Inc. will provide information technology and Web security services to the Defense Information Systems Agency under a five-year, task order valued at $23 million.

DOD opens up to open source

Open-source projects at the DOD are building a community of users who share and collaborate on software projects.

GSA, DISA want advice on buying commercial satellite services

GSA and DISA are seeking input from industry for a joint acquisition program that they plan to establish to meet civilian and defense agencies' needs for satellite services.

DOD move to develop software stirs up storm

Readers are divided on apparent shift at the Defense Department from the previous allegiance to the notion of using commercial, off-the-shelf software whenever possible to using in-house software.

EF Johnson wins two DOD radio contracts

EF Johnson Technologies Inc. will provide two-way radios and accessories to the Defense Department under two contracts worth nearly $10 million.