Bostonia Partners Obtains $258M to Finance NOAA Headquarters; Anita Molino Comments

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Bostonia Partners LLC has obtained nearly $258 million in permanent funding to refinance two leased facilities for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration in Silver Spring, Md. The Bostonia Group investment banking arm closed the two transactions with investors in the private placement market for the General Services Administration’s credit tenant leases at the Silver Spring Metro Center...

AIS Embedded Computing Tech Available on GSA Schedule

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Embedded computing technology maker American Industrial Systems has been awarded a General Services Administration schedule contract for the company’s commercial offOffice Forms Facilitator-the-shelf displays and systems. The company intends for military and aerospace customers to have access to ruggedized monitors, computers and tablets under the IT Schedule 70 contract, AISAutomated Information...

GSA Issues RFQ for $5B Microsoft Software BPA; Tom Sharpe Comments

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The General Services Administration has started accepting bids for a $5.3 billion blanket purchase agreement covering Microsoft software products and related services, Federal News Radio reported Tuesday. Jason Miller writes vendors looking to bid for the five-year multi-contract BPA under GSA’s Information Technology Schedule 70 vehicle have until Dec. 18 to respond to the request for quotations. “GSA...

L-3 Wins $357M to Update Army Reserve, Natl Guard IT System; Les Rose Comments

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An L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) business unit has won a $357 million task order from the General Services Administration to help update an information technology system used by two U.S. military components. L-3 National Security Solutions will develop and integrate IT resources and software for a virtual platform used by the Army Reserve and National Guard, L-3 said Thursday. Work expected to be...

DLT Wins Marines Symantec Software License Maintenance Order

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DLT Solutions has won a $12,375,152 delivery order from the Marine Corps Systems Command to help maintain Symantec software licenses. The company received the firm-fixed-price delivery order under a General Service Administration Federal Supply Schedule contract, the Defense Department said Aug. 28. DLA received three quotes for the order under a competitive procurement. Work will occur in Herndon,...

GSA Seeks Ideas to Aggregate, Report Travel Data

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The General Services Administration has asked industry to submit ideas for what tools and services the agency can use to aggregate and report information on travel spending into a single platform. Agencies collectively spend $15 billion per year on travel services and the government’s visibility into annual travel spend is currently fragmented into several different data source types, GSA said...

DHS Awards 17 Spots on Potential $6B Cyber Contract

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Seventeen companies have won positions on a potential $6 billion Department of Homeland Security contract covering cybersecurity products and services, Federal News Radio reported Monday. Jason Miller writes the General Services Administration is responsible for the continuous monitoring and diagnostics contract and will charge a 2-percent fee for usage. Federal, state, local and tribal governments...

CACI Selected for GSA Mobile Device Program

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CACI International (NYSE: CACI) has been selected as a vendor for a General Services Administration program that works to help federal agencies acquire mobility services. The company will work to help federal agencies engineer mobile devices, develop applications and build applications hub, CACI said Tuesday. GSA aims for its Mobile Device Management Program to centralize how agencies purchase mobile...

WBB, SiloSmashers Awarded GSA IT Support Services BPA; Mike Perez Comments

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WBB and SiloSmashers have been awarded a blanket purchase agreement from the General Services Administration worth $100 million to provide information technology support to the Public Buildings Service. The five-year contract covers information technology services and management assistance for the National Telecommunications Architecture program under the PBS’ Office of the Chief Information...

GovCon Wire Captures Public Sector Focus on IDIQs, Shared Contract Vehicles

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Many government agencies now seek the products and services of GovCon firms through indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contracting vehicles, where companies compete for orders to provide that product or service to an agency. The General Services Administration says it uses IDIQs when it cannot determine a specific amount of supplies or services the government needs during the contracting period. GovCon...

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