GSA Issues Phase 1 RFP for Development of FBI’s New HQ

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The General Services Administration is seeking proposals from real estate developers on the construction of a new and consolidated FBI headquarters to replace the J. Edgar Hoover Building in Washington. GSA said Friday that FBI is considering locations in Greenbelt and Landover in Maryland and in Springfield, Virginia. “The J. Edgar Hoover building does not meet the FBI’s needs in the...

Booz Allen to Build GSA Open Source Cloud Tool for Contract Mgmt

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Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE :BAH) has been awarded a five-year, $64.5 million contract to build an open source cloud computing platform platform for the General Services Administration‘s Federal Acquisition Service to manage acquisitions for agencies and contractors. The FAS’ office of integrated award environment sought a single, common services platform based in the cloud and with open...

Tony Bardo: Hughes Network Systems Receives GSA Schedule Contract Extension

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Hughes Network Systems has been awarded a General Services Administration schedule contract renewal to offer government customers a range of managed networking and digital media services. GSA extended the company’s Schedule 70 GS-35F-0907P account through Sept. 29, 2019, Hughes said Wednesday. “Through this contract renewal, we’re able to expand our offerings to government agencies so they...

Michael Bristol: TCS Enters 2nd Year of Marine Corps Ku Bandwidth Contract

TeleCommunication Systems (NASDAQ: TSYS) will continue to supply Ku satellite bandwidth to the U.S. Marine Corps‘ communications network after the Defense Information Systems Agency exercised the first option year of TCS’ contract for the work. TCS will provide commercial satellite services to Marine Corps terminals in order to expand the network’s deployment to users, the...

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...