HP Enterprise Services has won a four-month contract extension to continue operating a telecommunications system the Department of Homeland Security uses to conduct conference calls emergency situations, GSN Magazine reports.
Jacob Goodwin writes the value of HP’s entire task order increases to $1,425,887 with this award.
DHS plans to eventually stage a re-compete for the Executive Communications Capability and award five-year contract to a small business to run the syste,.
Senior DHS personnel recently used the CC during the Boston Marathon bombings.
Goodwin writes the ECC’s system users include Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, her deputy and other senior DHS officials.