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90+ Contractors Show Interest in DISA’s $450M Cloud Procurement

CloudThe Defense Information Systems Agency’s $450 million commercial cloud contract drew several contractors and service providers to its presolicitation conference on July 12, Nextgov reported Monday.

Bob Brewin writes 159 representatives from 92 companies attended the conference, with Amazon Web Services, IBM (NYSE: IBM) and Oracle (NYSE: ORCL) sending six delegates each.

In August, DISA plans to release the formal request for proposals for multiple-award indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contracts covering data storage, hosting services and virtual platforms, according to the report.

Vendors that have expressed interest in the agency’s cloud procurement include:

  • Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH)
  • CACI International Inc. (NYSE: CACI)
  • Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC)
  • General Dynamics Corp. NYSE: GD)
  • Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS)
  • Lockheed Martin Corp. (NYSE: LMT)
  • Northrop Grumman Corp. (NYSE: NOC)
  • Dell Inc.
  • Microsoft Corp.
  • Hewlett-Packard Co. (NYSE: HPQ)
  • CGI Federal
  • EMC Corp. (NYSE: EMC)
  • AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T)
  • CenturyLink Inc. (NYSE: CTL)
  • Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ)

Nancy Eyl, assistant counsel to the Department of Homeland Security’s inspector general, also attended the conference, Nextgov reports.

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