Navy Plans Further Network Improvements After NGEN Transition

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Officials in charge of the U.S. Navy‘s migration from the Navy Marine Corps Intranet to the Next Generation Enterprise Network expect the project to be finished by Sept. 30, Federal News Radio reported Thursday. Jared Serbu reports that once the estimated 300,000 users have moved to the government-owned, contractor-operated NGEN vehicle, the Navy will work with HP (NYSE: HPQ) to perform...

Navy Grants HP $138M Continuance for NMCI to NGEN Transition

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The Navy has granted Hewlett Packard Enterprise Services a continuance of $138 million for a continuum of their services contracts issued to the Navy Marine Corps Intranet (NMCI) providing an additional quarter-year of IT service. Sean Stackley, Assistant secretary of US Navy Research Development and Acquisition The 2010 contract, an award of $5.6 billion with an expiration date originally set for...

Bill Toti: Navy, HP Target December Finish for NGEN Transition

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The U.S. Navy and a Hewlett-Packard-led (NYSE: HPQ) contractor team have set a new timeline to transition from the Navy-Marine Corps Intranet to the Next Generation Enterprise Network, FCW reported Friday. Mark Rockwell writes that NGEN will work under a government-owned, contractor operated model Bill Toti, vice president of HP’s Navy and Marine Corps accounts and Capt. Michael Abreu, the...

HP-Led Team Wins Potential $3.4B NGEN Program

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The Defense Department has made the highly-anticipated announcement of the contracting team that will build the potential $3.4 billion dollar Next Generation Enterprise Network for the Navy and Marine Corps over up to five years. HP Enterprise Services (NYSE: HPQ) will lead a team comprising of AT&T (NYSE: T), IBM (NYSE: IBM), Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC). The indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity,...

HP Navy-Marine Corps Intranet Services Contract Extended to $5.6B

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HP Enterprise Services (NYSE: HPQ) has received $679,792,250 contract modification from the U.S. Navy to continue providing information technology services for the Navy Marine Corps Intranet. The award increases the continuity of services contract’s value from $4,924,000,000 to $5,603,792,250 and includes one option to extend work from April 2014 to June 2014, the Defense Department said Monday. HP...

Navy Updates Potential $10B NGEN Draft RFP

The U.S. Navy released an updated draft request for proposals Friday for its potential $10 billion Next Generation Enterprise Network contract. The contract could be between five and 10 years. Capt. Shawn Hendricks, NGEN program manager, wrote that the Navy updated the draft RFP to reflect industry feedback to the most previous draft released Sept. 30, 2011. The Navy said in December it would not release...

Navy Invites More Competition for NGEN Contract

The U.S. Navy has opened the door to more competition for the Navy’s Next Generation Enterprise Network contract, the Washington Post reported. Companies with experience managing a network of 40,000 computers or more will now be allowed to bid on the contract, according to the Post. The Navy previously required companies to have experience managing 100,000 or more computers. The Navy’s...

Final RFP for Navy NGEN Delayed, 2nd Draft RFP Coming Dec. 19

The U.S. Navy will not be releasing the final request for proposals for its next-generation enterprise network on Dec. 21 as it had previously scheduled. In a post Friday on the Federal Business Opportunities website, the Navy said it will instead release an update to its draft RFP on Dec. 19, with the final RFP not coming before the end of January. The second draft will have revisions to sections...

HP Forms NGEN Contract Team with AT&T, Northrop, IBM

With nearly one month to go before the end of the Navy‘s request for proposals for the $4.5 billion Next Generation Enterprise Network contract, Hewlett-Packard Co. (NYSE: HPQ) has formed a comprehensive team of contractors in its effort to take home the NGEN deal. HP is teaming with AT&T (NYSE: ATT), Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) and IBM (NYSE: IBM), according to a report from Washington...

Navy Says NGEN to Cost $500M Less Per Year Than Previously Advertised

The U.S. Navy has lowered its cost projections for its Next-Generation Enterprise Network to less than $1.5 billion per year, $500 million less than the $2 billion figure provided last week, according to a report from NextGov. The Navy’s current network, the Navy Marine Corps Intranet, is slated to continue operating through 2015 under a $3.4 billion contract awarded to HP (NYSE: HPQ). Capt....