GSA Picks 21 Vendors for New Office Supplies Contract; Tom Sharpe Comments

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Tom Sharpe The General Services Administration has awarded 21 contractors positions on the third iteration of a government-wide office products contract vehicle. GSA said Tuesday that 20 of the awardees under the agency’s Federal Strategic Sourcing Initiative for Office Supplies program are small companies. The agency expects FSSI OS3 to save the government more than $90 million in administrative...

Diana Gowen Heads to Deep Water Point as Principal Consultant

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Diana Gowen Diana Gowen, formerly head of CenturyLink‘s (NYSE: CTL) public sector business, has joined business navigator firm Deep Water Point as that company seeks to expand its reach in the information technology and telecommunications spheres. The 30-year industry veteran will lead teams in support of both civilian and defense clients, Deep Water Point said Tuesday. John Johnson, former...

SRA Wins $350M for IT Support to EUCOM, AFRICOM; George Batsakis Comments

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George Batsakis SRA International has won a potential five-year, $350 million contract from the General Services Administration‘s Federal Acquisition Service to provide two military combatant commands and associated organizations with communications and IT support. The company said Monday it will support the European Command and Africa Command stationed in Stuttgart, Germany, and the 5th Signal...

Lockheed, Alliant Selected to Help Refresh GSA’s Acquisition Systems; Tom Sharpe Comments

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Tom Sharpe Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Alliant Solution Partners will help the General Services Administration update business systems for the agency’s Federal Acquisition Service. The agency said Monday that the CAMEO and CAMEO small business task orders cover systems upgrade work on approximately 90 business applications and the company will also help maintain the systems. “GSA’s...

Ed Morche: Level 3 to Update Comm Net for US Court System

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Ed Morche Level 3 Communications (NYSE: LVLT) will work to update and centralize a communications system into a single platform for more than 300 federal courts in the U.S. The company won the work through the General Services Administration‘s Networx Enterprise contract and will also manage local and long-distance voice services between the courts, Level 3 said Thursday. Ed Morche, senior...

GSA Could Award $130M for Round 2 of DHS’ St Elizabeths Move

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The General Services Administration is scouting for contractors to renovate a building at the Department of Homeland Security’s future headquarters at the St. Elizabeths campus in Washington under a contract worth between $100 million and $130 million. Contractors would work to consolidate the center building on the site’s West Campus and perform nearly 30 percent of bridging documents and...

Richard Clarke: SRA to Help GSA Run Data Encryption, Sharing Setup

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Richard Clarke SRA International has won a potential five-year, $22 million contract to help the General Services Administration manage a web portal that government agencies use to secure online information. “SRA is helping the federal government increase the use of encrypted data storage while assisting in the migration away from passwords to more secure user identification and authorization...

Hughes to Continue SATCOM Work for GSA Distance Learning Program

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Hughes Network Systems will continue to provide its satellite-based technical services for the General Services Administration’s government distance learning program, GCN reported Monday. Kathleen Hickey writes Hughes will help install and maintain a one-way video and two-way audio network for students in the U.S. and the Caribbean region to connect with remote instructors through broadband satellites. The...

Tom Sharpe: GSA Aims to Connect Agencies, Small Businesses Through OASIS

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The General Services Administration has awarded 125 professional services contracts to a group of small businesses for work across the federal government. GSA awarded the contracts under its One Acquisition Solution for Integrated Services Small Business vehicle, which aims to give agencies a single hybrid source for meeting both commercial and non-commercial needs, the agency said Monday. “We...

Gil Guarino Joins Tech Services Contractor Intuitive.IT as CEO

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Gil Guarino Gil Guarino, an executive vice president at CACI International (NYSE: CACI) for nine years until his retirement from the company in late 2012, has confirmed to GovCon Wire his appointment as CEO at Northern Virginia-based Intuitive.IT. Guarino told GovCon Wire he decided to return to the GovCon sector because he still had professional passion and energy and “enjoyed the professional...