Monthly Archive for: ‘October, 2013’
The Air Force released a new NETCENTSII Award Schedule on October 25th.
NETCENTRIC Products award date – Thanksgiving 2013.
NETOPS Small Business award date – Thanksgiving 2013.
Application Services Full & Open award date – Thanksgiving 2013.
NETOPS Full & Open – slips six (6) months to October 2014
ITPS remains “on Hold.”
According to the PEO-BES Vendor Communications team, the next Vendor Industry Day will be held November 6-7 at Gunter AFB in Montgomery. Registration is now open.
A registration link can be found at: http://www.gunter.af.mil/events/businessandenterprisesystems/index.asp
The Vendor Industry Day announcement invites current and potential industry partners to Gunter Annex for presentations from PEO-BES leadership and program leads on the BES mission, direction, upcoming opportunities, and challenges.
This event will also feature the opportunity for one-on-one meetings with BES and Program leadership. Also, it was announced that this industry day will “feature a live Twitter Q&A.”
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 contract awards have been announced. An article in GOVCONWIRE on 27 August 2013 stated there were twenty-six offerors who submitted proposals. Therefore, a total of 26 awards are now expected.
The protestors listed on the GAO Bid Protest Docket site include: Harris IT Services Corporation, Global Technology Resources, 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.
Eight of these firms were not awarded in the August 26th “Sweet Sixteen” announcement: Force 3, Inc., Sterling Computers Corporation, Insight Public Sector, Inc., Presidio Networked Solutions, Inc., FCN Inc., Dell Federal Systems L.P., Harris IT Services Corporation, and Global Technology Resources, Inc.
There has not been an official announcement or confirmation from the Air Force.