Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is set to outsource disaster recovery planning and preparations according to the Chief Information Officer. The contractor will be responsible for developing and maintaining materials and plans for disaster recovery.
The contract is worth up to $25 million per year and a request for proposals is expected in November. The contract will likely be awarded by the end of December. The contractor will cover, among others, areas such as IT disaster and recovery, disaster recovery security, plans for handling pandemics and incident planning and management. The contract will be for a minimum of three years with seven one year options.