Current Contract Awards
Rainbow Technologies, Inc., announced that its Mykotronx subsidiary has negotiated a 30-month agreement with the National Security Agency to provide its KIV-7HSB high-assurance encryption products to the Department of Defense (DOD) organizations and agencies of the federal government.
The KIV-7HSB protects critical command and control communication circuits and was recently selected by the Department of Homeland Security to protect communications between the 50 state capitols and department organizations in Washington, DC. The indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract is valued at more than $60 million.
Unisys announced a three-year, approximately $35 million extension to its outsourcing contract with Chicago, IL, to manage the city’s IT infrastructure.
Thanks to the city’s network and interactive Web site, lines at City Hall are noticeably shorter as citizens take advantage of online services—from paying parking tickets, to applying for building permits, to filing a taxi complaint form.
Dynamic Systems, Inc., a Los Angeles-based technology and services provider, announced a $5.1 million contract with four U.S. naval bases—Portsmouth, Pearl Harbor, Puget Sound, and Norfolk Naval Shipyards—to consolidate and streamline the bases’ Sun Microsystems technology maintenance services. The new contract is part of a nine-year, $180 million blanket purchase agreement (BPA) Dynamic signed in May 2002 with the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA).
SchlumbergerSema announced it has been awarded a comprehensive $34 million information technology (IT) outsourcing services contract with Lee County Government of Lee County, FL. The contract provides comprehensive support of Lee County’s IT systems, applications, desktops, network, and telecommunications.
“SchlumbergerSema added systematic evaluations into their contract for each individual service provision, which gave us a powerful message that they intend to deliver on their promise,” says Jim Desjarlais, the county’s Information Technology Manager.
South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) has chosen Accela to implement a $4.9 million dollar contract designed to protect and preserve the area’s water supply.
Accela’s Automation software will automate and track the land acquisition activities vital to implementing the 30-year, $7.8 billion dollar Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP). The software will track land information in real time, enabling effective management of the seven bodies of water contained within South Florida’s 18,000-square-mile radius.
The Port of Manatee, FL, has contracted Sarasota-based software company Guardian Solutions to install $175,000 worth of video surveillance equipment that could save the port a significant amount of money while helping to deter terrorists.
The system uses a computer software program to analyze whether an image is threatening or unusual. If the program determines it is, an alert is triggered at the security booth and emails are sent to guards who carry laptop computers.
The Haledon, NJ, Police Department has acquired a new mobile data system that enables officers to file reports and access information from their vehicles. Previously, the officers had to call in to dispatchers.
The department is the first in the state to use mobile data software by the Florida-based Datamaxx Group and Vision Information Technology. The system uses cellular wireless networks instead of radio waves and provides access to the National Crime Information System and other databases. “The cellular lines are more dependable—you don’t have the dead spots with radio,” says Police Chief Harold Engold.
The Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) has awarded a contract valued for at least $7.3 million to AMB America, the U.S. division of ABM United Kingdom, to develop an automated records management system. The technology allows real-time sharing of information as well as anticipatory law enforcement.
For example, when officers enter incident reports into the system’s database, they can search for connections among the data. Based on such information, an on-duty officer can make decisions about how to best distribute resources.
Plateau Systems announced it has been selected to manage Web-based and classroom learning for thousands of employees at one of the largest environmental cleanups in the United States: the treatment of all radioactive waste in underground storage tanks at the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Hanford site in the Pacific Northwest.
Bechtel National Inc., in charge of designing and building a facility to clean up high-level radioactive waste along the Columbia River in southeastern Washington, will be implementing Plateau 4 Learning Management System (LMS) to schedule, deliver, and manage all mission-critical training for its employees. Bechtel National has a $5 billion, 10-year contract with DOE to design and build the world’s largest radioactive waste treatment plant.
Using Plateau 4 LMS, Bechtel National will be able to manage and track all the training qualifications of employees and contractors working to remove and treat nuclear waste.