AMEC, Parsons, URS to Compete on $252M Postal Service Program Mgmt IDIQ

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The U.S. Postal Service has awarded positions on a potential six-year, $252 million contract to three companies for program management services. AMEC, Parsons Corp. and URS Corp. (NYSE: URS) will be responsible for helping the agency run programs and projects to maintain postal facilities, according to a June 12 FedBizOpps notice. The agency is requiring 42.2 percent of subcontracts for the program...

FedCentric to Build Postal Service Supercomputing System; Gerry Kolosvary Comments

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Chevy Chase, Md.-based big data company FedCentric Technologies has won a contract to build a high density supercomputing system for the U.S. Postal Service. FedCentric uses Silicon Graphics International‘s high density systems to help the Postal Service process mail data as the agency handles nearly 160 billion pieces of mail per year, FedCentric said Oct. 3. “The USPS uses our systems...

Postal Service Picks SecureKey for Federal Cloud-Based ID Program

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The U.S. Postal Service has awarded Toronto-based SecureKey Technologies a potential three-year, $15,125,000 contract to implement a cloud computing-based authentication platform for the federal government. The agency received 18 proposals for the Federal Cloud Credential Exchange program and rated technical criteria as more important than price when evaluating proposals, the agency said in an...

Verizon Wins $186M to Manage Postal Service’s Private IP Network

Verizon (NYSE: VZ) has won a six-year, $186 million agreement to continue designing, installing and managing a private Internet protocol communications network for the U.S. Postal Service, Verizon announced Tuesday. Verizon said it will design and manage the private, converged IP network in order to support mail system functions. Susan Zeleniak, group president for Verizon Federal, said the company...

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