DENIED: SMS Loses BITI Wireless Protest
The Government Accounting Office has apparently ruled but has not released their decision finding in the BITI Wireless award protest filed by SMS Data Products Group. Its believed the Air Force selected a substantially higher priced bid submitted by Telos Corporation despite this being an LPTA evaluation. To do that the Air Force declared that industry leader, Forescout, products were not technically compliant.
GAO Bid Protest Docket
Protestor: SMS Data Products Group, Inc.
Solicitation Number: FA8726-17-F-0005
Agency: Department of the Air Force
File Number: B-414548.1
Date Decided: Jul 12, 2017
Filed Date: Apr 4, 2017
Due Date: Jul 13, 2017
Case Type: Bid Protest
GAO Attorney: Charmaine Stevenson
Decision Summary: This protest is covered by a protective order, which means that some information in the decision may require redaction before public release. A final redacted version of the decision will be posted when this process is complete.