NASA launches $20B SEWP V contract

The long-awaited NASA SEWP V request for proposals is out with awards expected in four groups including set asides for veterans and HUBZone businesses. Based on SEWP IV results, who are the top five contenders for this iteration?

DISA delays $427M enterprise storage contract

DISA has pushed back the release of its $427 million contract for on-demand storage services until after the start of the new fiscal year on Oct. 1. The RFP had been expected this month.

Social Security plans $210M EMC buy

The Social Security Administration is planning a 10-year, $210 million contract to buy EMC products and services to support its mainframe computers.

Can your data center withstand another derecho?

Foresight, planning and preparation can help you cope with data center outages caused by sudden and severe weather patterns.

Army shopping for total storage virtualization

The Army wants a storage virtualization system to support its data center consolidation plans, according to its notice on

GE develops digital imaging system for military, civilian use

GE will provide the Defense Logistics Agency with a digital imaging network-picture archive, communication system and components.

Xerox duplicates move to cloud data centers for Texas

Company best known for copiers will streamline IT operations of Texas state agencies with secure, cloud-based services.

Interior wants to put all its messages in one cloud

The department is looking for a cloud-based Enterprise eArchive System for capturing e-mail, social media, instant messaging and electronic documents.

Guident wins GSA award for database, data warehouse support

Among other things, the award will strengthen the Business Objects platform for the Federal Acquisition Service's Office of the Chief Information Officer.

Are the clouds breaking up?

The advent of regional clouds will change the way state and local governments buy computing and storage services, a new report predicts.

SRA will operate all facets of HHS health care data bank

Five-year contract calls for system and software development, call center operations, document processing, security and more.

Harris team will improve VA computer net management

The contractor and its subs will develop and deploy a system that provides a unified, federated view of VA data repositories throughout the United States.

CGI tasked with $64M worth of apps support at EPA

CGI Federal Inc. has won a five-year, $64.5 million task order from the Environmental Protection Agency to provide custom applications management for several critical systems.

InfoZen provides ICE with range of program management support

InfoZen, a small-business provider of IT services to the government, is providing program management assistance to the Homeland Security Department under a five-year prime contract valued at $90 million.

SAIC gains 6-year life-cycle support contract at HHS office

SAIC will provide a wide range of IT services to the Health and Human Services Department's Health Resources and Services Administration Data Warehouse.

Unisys updates Michigan's child welfare IT system

Unisys will provide Michigan with a new child welfare information system under a 5-year contract that could be worth as much as $47 million.

L-1 will process applicants' fingerprints in Tenn.

L-1 Identity Solutions Inc. has won a $40 million contract to be the exclusive provider of digital fingerprinting services for the state of Tennessee and process more than 175,000 applicants annually.