Current Contract Awards
Dynamic Systems, Inc., a Los Angeles-based technology and services provider, announced a five-year contract with the County of Santa Clara, CA, to manage the county’s Sun Microsystems assets and service contracts. As part of the contract, Dynamic Systems will be offering the county pre-sales configuration, asset tracking, and post-sales integration and configuration.
“This partnership will provide the county with deeper discounts, a centralized source of data and services on systems from Sun Microsytems, the ability to track orders, identify assets, and plan for appropriate technology upgrade paths,” says Jenti Vandertuig, Procurement Manager for the County of Santa Clara. “This contract will provide operational efficiencies, value-added services, and potentially lead to revenue opportunities for the county.”
The Vancouver Board of Parks and Recreation in British Columbia, Canada, serving more than 500,000 residents in the City of Vancouver, has chosen RecWare Safari recreation management software by The Active Network, Inc., to automate its park and recreation administration.
Based on a successful two-season pilot program implemented at two community centers and a facility reservation site, the Park Board is expanding the program to include the formal deployment of RecWare Safari at additional community centers. As a result of the pilot program, the Park Board determined that RecWare Safari meets its automation needs for Internet activity registration, Internet facility search and reservation, and financial reporting. With the potential of adding membership management processes, the Park Board can integrate all of its administrative functions into a single system, eliminating duplicate entry and errors while maximizing the ability to retrieve data.
Wakefield, MA-based Implant Sciences Corp., a developer and manufacturer of products for national security, medicine, and industry, announces that the Rapid Equipping Force of the U.S. Army has placed an initial order for 12 Quantum Sniffer explosive detectors. The purchase is valued at approximately $300,000.
The hand-held portable devices use laser ion mobility spectrometry (IMS) technology to detect trace explosives. The units may be used to determine the presence of or confirm the absence of common explosives in personal equipment, packages, mail, and cargo conveyed by persons, vehicles, watercraft, and aircraft. The devices will reduce the workload of military working dogs at U.S. points of entry.
ICF Consulting has been awarded a contract by the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts under the Judiciary Multiple Awards Schedule for Information Technology (IT) Project Management Planning and Acquisition Support. The firm is one of four awardees of the contract, which is for one base year and has a potential value of $21 million if all four option years are exercised.
The Fairfax, VA-based company will support the Federal Judiciary’s IT framework through a variety of planning and acquisition management functions, including needs assessments, functional requirements analysis, alternatives analysis, training, and pre-and post-award procurement support. Work will be performed across the United States, its territories, and Puerto Rico.
CACI Enterprise Solutions, Inc., Fairfax, VA, is being awarded a $14,039,827 cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for procurement of IT services in support of various Naval Systems Support Group (NSSG) and supervisor of shipbuilding (SUPSHIP) IT programs. The contract includes four one-year options, which, if exercised, bring the total estimated value of the contract to $75,078,412. Most work will be performed in Norfolk Naval Shipyard, VA. Five percent of the work will be completed in Fairfax, VA. Completion is expected by July 2005.
Contract funds in the amount of $500,000 will expire by the end of the current fiscal year. The contract was competitively procured through Electronic Commerce Online Web site, with 32 proposals solicited and one offer received.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has awarded a blanket purchase agreement (BPA) to Northrop Grumman Information Technology to provide a range of services needed to assist the DHS in implementing and maintaining a new human resources management system known as MAXHR.
“This acquisition will support the Department in designing and implementing a 21st century system that will help employees fulfill our mission of protecting the homeland,” says Under Secretary for Managment Janet Hale.
The award will provide the DHS with assistance from those with expertise in developing pay systems, management systems, and managerial training and development.
The United Nations is the latest to select Wavecrest Computing’s Cyfin Reporter Internet monitoring software to monitor the Web activity of its employees. The software will be used for Web-use management at the United Nations Logistics Base (UNLB) in Italy. The UNLB provides logistical support for United Nations peacekeeping missions worldwide.
Cyfin Reporter monitors an organization’s outbound Web activity and allows administrators to run categorized reports on usage. These reports are available in eleven languages, including four of the United Nations’ six official languages: English, Chinese, French, and Spanish.
Bamboo Solutions Corp., a provider of collaborative software solutions to government, announced that it has been selected by Ohio Tobacco Use Prevention and Control Foundation (TUPCF) to develop and host its Grant Management Information System (GMIS). The three-year, $312,000 contract was awarded after an extensive vendor evaluation conducted by Technical Merit Inc., of Cleveland, OH. The GMIS contract includes the development and leasing of the Web-hosted solution, based on Bamboo Solutions’ grant.trak product.
In support of its work to develop a comprehensive and aggressive plan to foster tobacco prevention and cessation efforts in the state of Ohio, TUPCF funds activities through grants. A manual and paper-based process, grant management is quickly expected to become time intensive as TUPCF grows. The new system will help to automate the entire grant management process, with special emphasis on the day-to-day management of ongoing grants.
GMIS will help grant specialists streamline the current paper-based, post-award processes including task management, communication logs, document management, and financial budget reporting. The GMIS system will combine information currently stored in various formats and systems, enabling TUPCF staff to efficiently search through information. E-mail notifications, revision control, online reporting and workflow tools will help automate the entire grant application process from pre-award through post-award.
Sprint was awarded the Federal Relay contract by the U.S. General Services Administration’s (GSA) Federal Technology Service for the third consecutive time. GSA is the first customer to purchase a comprehensive portfolio of relay services. Sprint has provided Federal Relay since 1993 and will continue to for another two years, with three additional one-year options, through this new multimillion dollar contract.
The relay services provide federal government employees who are deaf, hard-of-hearing, and speech-disabled with a variety of communication tools to help make their jobs easier. Federal Relay allows communication with hearing persons on the phone through traditional relay services, which involve a relay operator serving as an intermediary for phone calls between a deaf user and a hearing party. The relay operator speaks words typed by a deaf user on a text telephone (TTY) or via the Internet, and transmits the hearing person’s spoken response by typing back to the deaf user.
IES Interactive Training, a provider of use-of-force training products that develop judgment and decision-making skills for law enforcement, military and government professionals, announced that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has purchased 12 Range 3000 XP4 digital training simulators for use in the Federal Flight Deck Officer (FFDO) training program, based at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC) in Artesia, NM.
Videolarm, manufacturer of closed circuit television (CCTV) camera and accessories, has been awarded a contract with the General Services Administration (GSA) for its entire product line under contract number GS-07-5761P.
The five-year contract will continue through April 2009, and will be placed under Schedule 84.
Catalyst International, Inc., a global supplier of supply chain execution (SCE) solutions, has been awarded a GSA Schedule 70 Information Technology contract for its CatalystCommand Warehouse Management (WM) System and Catalyst-Care Premier Maintenance services.
ICT Group, Inc., a provider of customer management and business services solutions, announced that it has been named one of the five vendors awarded a GSA contract to provide contact center solutions to government agencies and departments. The contract is for one year with four one-year options. The program has a funding capacity of $150 million over the next five years.