NETCENTSII Netcentric Products Awards Announced, 25 Awards Made.
The Air Force announced twenty-five (25) awards were made to NETCENTSII Netcentric Products Contract in a briefing on Wednesday at the PEO-BES Vendor Industry Day. According to Defense.gov posting 5 Nov 2013, Federal Networked Systems LLC., Dell Federal Systems L.P., Harris IT Services Corp., Sterling Computers Corp., Force 3 Inc., PCMall Inc., Insight Public Sector Inc., Presidio Networked Solutions Inc., and FCN Inc. have all been awarded a firm-fixed-price, multiple-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (ID/IQ) contract with a maximum potential value of $6,900,000,000. These nine awards were made in addition to the original eight Awards in April and eight additional awards made in August.
This contract vehicle is mandatory for the purchase of Netcentric products for Air Force customers. This contract vehicle will provide for commercially available off-the-shelf products to support the Internet Protocol Network and will include the following categories of Netcentric products and associated support worldwide: networking equipment, servers/storage, peripherals, multimedia, software (not included on other enterprise licenses), and identity management/ biometric hardware and associated software. Because this is an ID/IQ, the location of performance is not known at this time and will be cited on individual delivery orders. Generally, work will be performed at Air Force facilities.
Offers were originally solicited electronically through Federal Business Opportunities and 26 offers were received, but only 25 awards were made. The contract ceiling for NETCENTSII Netcentric Products is $6,900,000,000. NETCENTSII Netcentric products is one of a set of five categories of contract capabilities spanning Netcentric products, network operations and infrastructure solutions, applications services, enterprise integration and service management, and information technology professional services all included under the broader NETCENTSII program. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center/HICK, Maxwell Air Force Base-Gunter Annex, Ala., is the contracting activity.
Contract# / Task Order#
|FA873213D0011||INTELLIGENT DECISIONS, INC||04/19/2013||04/18/2019|
|FA873213D0012||WORLD WIDE TECHNOLOGY, INC||04/19/2013||04/18/2019|
|FA873213D0013||CDW GOVERNMENT LLC||04/19/2013||04/18/2019|
|FA873213D0014||ACE TECHNOLOGY PARTNERS LLC||04/19/2013||04/18/2019|
|FA873213D0015||COUNTERTRADE PRODUCTS, INC.||04/19/2013||04/18/2019|
|FA873213D0016||GENERAL DYNAMICS CORPORATION||04/19/2013||04/18/2019|
|FA873213D0017||IRON BOW TECHNOLOGIES, LLC||04/19/2013||04/18/2019|
|FA873213D0018||IMMIX GROUP, INC||08/26/2013||08/25/2019|
|FA873213D0028||M2 TECHNOLOGY, INC.||08/26/2013||08/25/2019|
|FA873213D0029||BLUE TECH INC||08/26/2013||08/25/2019|
|FA873213D0031||GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY RESOURCES INC||08/26/2013||08/25/2019|
|FA873213D0033||RED RIVER COMPUTER COMPANY INC||08/26/2013||08/25/2019|
|FA873213D0034||INTEGRATION TECHNOLOGIES GROUP INC||08/26/2013||08/25/2019|
|FA873214D0001||FEDERAL NETWORK SERVICES INC||11/05/2013||11/04/2019|
|FA873214D0003||Harris IT Services Corporation||11/05/2013||11/03/2019|
|FA873214D0004||STERLING COMPUTER CORPORATION||11/05/2013||11/04/2019|
|FA873214D0005||FORCE 3, INC||11/05/2013||11/04/2019|
|FA873214D0006||PC MALL, INC||11/05/2013||11/04/2019|
|FA873214D0007||INSIGHT PUBLIC SECTOR, INC.||11/05/2013||11/04/2019|
|FA873214D0008||PRESIDIO NETWORKED SOLUTIONS||11/05/2013||11/04/2019|
When discussing the Netcentric Products awards, Herb Hunter, Director, Enterprise Services Division, explained that CPARS will their ‘Consumer Reports style’ reporting tool to communicate the capabilities and performance of suppliers. He said they “tried” to select only offerors who demonstrated capability to perform, but protests prevailed. CPARS will be used to report performance. The Products contract period of performance is three years with three one-year options. Presumably, firms who not not perform according to contract requirements will not receive option year awards.