NETCENTS II Contracts – After Protests

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So the protests have been resolved for most of the contracts awarded. It is time to take stock in which companies wound up as winners. BOLD indicates those added because of protesting, black indicates those who won under the initial source selection process.

Enterprise Integration and Service Management (EISM)

EISM provides non-personal advisory and assistance services (A&AS) and a broad range of enterprise-level support services for EISM activities to the Air Force. The contract is a 5-year (three-year base period and two one-year option periods), Indefinite-Delivery/Indefinite-Quantity (ID/IQ) for Time-and-Materials (T&M) Cost Plus Fixed Fee (CPFF), and Firm Fixed Price (FFP) type task or delivery orders.
The NETCENTSII Contracting Office released an Award Notice on November 30, 2010 to six firms for a total ceiling value of $460M. No additional awards were made after basic awards.
• Booz Allen Hamilton
• CACI Enterprise Solutions
• Deloitte Consulting
• Dynamics Research Corporation
• Science Applications International Corporation
• TechTeam Government Solutions, Inc. (now known as JACOBS ENGINEERING GROUP)

Netcentric Products Contract

Initial Awards (8)Apr. 19,2013; Protest Awards (8) as of Aug. 26, 2013, 14 additional protestors.
According to a Washington Technology article released on October 1, 2013, all of the protests filed against the third round of awards have been dismissed and the USAF intends to take corrective actions that will include awards to all bidders on the contract. Previously, 16 contracts were issued as a result of this effort as noted above (8+8).
The fourteen protestors listed on the GAO Bid Protest Docket site are:
(italic – not yet awarded plain text – awarded in Aug 26 group)
Force 3, Inc., Sterling Computers Corporation, Integration Technologies Group, Inc., Global Technology Resources, Inc., Blue Tech, Inc., Insight Public Sector, Inc., UNICOM Government, Inc., Presidio Networked Solutions, Inc., FCN Inc., Red River Computer Company, Inc., immixTechnology, Inc., M2 Technology, Inc., Dell Federal Systems L.P., and MicroTech, LLC.
There has not been an official announcement from the Air Force.

This contract vehicle provides for commercially available off-the-shelf (COTS) products to support the Internet Protocol (IP) Network and will include the following categories of netcentric products and associated support worldwide: (1) networking equipment, (2) servers/storage, (3) peripherals, (4) multimedia, (5) software (not included on other enterprise licenses), and (6) identity management/biometric hardware and associated software.
This is a Mandatory Use contract for the purchase of netcentric products for Air Force customers including those products purchased for other NETCENTSII contract categories.
• FedStore Corporation Contract Number: FA8732-13-D-0010
• Intelligent Decisions Contract Number: FA8732-13-D-0011
• World Wide Technology, Inc. Contract Number: FA8732-13-D-0012
• CDW Government LLC Contract Number: FA8732-13-D-0013
• Ace Technology Partners, LLC Contract Number: FA8732-13-D-0014
• CounterTrade Products, Inc. Contract Number: FA8732-13-D-0015
• General Dynamics IT Contract Number: FA8732-13-D-0016
• Iron Bow Technologies, LLC Contract Number: FA8732-13-D-0017
immix Technology, Inc., (FA8732-13-D-0018)
• M2 Technology, (FA8732-13-D-0028)
• Blue Tech, Inc., (FA8732-13-D-0029)
• Unicom Government, Inc., (FA8732-13-D-0030)
• Global Technology Resources, Inc., (FA8732-13-D-0031
• Micro Tech, (FA8732-13-D-0032)
• Red River Computer Co., (FA8732-13-D-0033)
• Integration Technologies Group, (FA8732-13-D-0034)

Applications Services (Small Business)

The NETCENTSII Contracting Office issued Application Services Small Business Award Notices in June 2012 to twelve vendors. The Application Services Small Business contract has a combined ceiling of $960M. Protests (4) resulted in no new awards.

• ActioNet
• Array Information Technology
• Datum Software
• Digital Management
• Diligent Consulting
• Diversified Technical Services
• DSD Laboratories
• Excellus Solutions
• Exeter Government Services
• IndraSoft
• Segue Technologies
• SI Systems Technologies

Applications Services (Full & Open) Contract

The NETCENTSII Contracting Office awarded Application Services Small Business Awards to six vendors on 29 July 2013. There were twenty-one (21) respondents to the RFP according to Defense.gov. The Application Services Full & Open contract has a combined ceiling of $960M.
• Lockheed Martin Information Systems and Global Solutions, Owego, N.Y., (FA8732-13-D-0001)
• TYBRIN Corp., Fort Walton Beach, Fla., (FA8732-13-D-0002)
• Harris IT Services Corp., Dulles, Va., (FA8732-13-D-0005)
• SRA International, Fairfax, Va., (FA8732-13-D-0003)
• Raytheon, Garland, Texas, (FA8732-13-D-0006)
• L-3 National Security Solutions, Reston, Va., (FA8732-13-D-0004)

Some of the unsuccessful bidders include: SAIC, General Dynamics (incumbent), Northrop Grumman, NCI (incumbent), CSC, and CACI.

Network Operations & Infrastructure Solutions (F&O and SB)

These two contracts have been on hold for “lack of resources” and have restarted as of Aug 2013.
IT Professional Support & Engineering Services (ITPS) (SDVOSB Set-Aside) Contract
This contract is on indefinite hold without further explination.

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