NETCENTSII Program Updates Provided At AFPEO-BES Industry Day
The AFPEO-BES Industry Day started with a NETCENTSII Program update by Mr. Eddie Upshaw, Chief of Contracting and Organizational Senior Functional, Enterprise Information Systems Directorate.
Mr. Upshaw indicated there was a “problem in understanding on one particular issue” and others raised through protests that would be addressed through ENs and another evaluation round. 14+ protests.
Application Services (SB)
He indicated there were 3-5 challenges to size of announced awardees that has been sent to SBA for resolution. Two SBA regions are working it. He expects the size challenges to be investigated and awards made promptly following the SBA response. NETCENTSII.com understands there may be as many as twelve firms who’ve received Notice to Awards.
NETOPS & Infrastructure Solutions F&O
There is a protest (he was not specific) that related to a misunderstanding of the last amendment issued that ‘will’ be addressed and reissued. Another Review round is expected so the June award schedule will likely slip. He was asked and indicated he was not sure whether the F&O RFP issue was present or affected the NETOPS Small Business Companion effort.
Mr. Upshaw indicated there is no NC1 extension that has been requested but there is a NC1 ceiling increase prepared but it’s not likely to find approval (in this climate).