Tag Archives: Defense Information Systems Agency

Honeywell Receives DISA Security Certification for Rugged Mobile Computers

CT40 XP

Four Honeywell-built mobile computers have been certified for use by Department of Defense staff following a multiyear vetting process under the Defense Information Systems Agency’s Security Technical Implementation Guide. Honeywell said Thursday the STIG certification allows Honeywell’s CT40 XP, CT60 XP, CK65 and CN80G mobile computers to operate through DOD networks.

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Microsoft Launches Azure Templates for DOD Security Implementation Standards Compliance

Microsoft

Microsoft has released templates to help organizations ensure secure cloud transitions that comply with the Department of Defense’s quarterly-updated security implementation guide. Nirali Shah, program manager for Microsoft Azure Government, wrote in a blog post published Thursday that the templates are meant to comply with the Defense Information Systems Agency’s Security Technical Implementation Guide that covers configurations for hardware, software and operating systems.

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DISA Updates Inmarsat Broadband Satcom Support RFI to Cover CMMC Requirements

DISA

The Defense Information Systems Agency has issued an updated request for information on broadband satellite communications services to add requirements for meeting Level 3 Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification program criteria. DISA said in the updated notice posted Wednesday that the U.S. Space Force seeks Inmarsat resellers to provide services and equipment that support the Inmarsat-built Global Xpress satellite and Broadband Global Area Network.

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DISA Releases Draft Solicitation for $960M Test, Evaluation and Certification II Services IDIQ

Defense Information Systems Agency

The Defense Information Systems Agency has issued a draft request for proposals for a potential $960 million follow-on contract for test and evaluation support services. The proposed Test, Evaluation and Certification II Services vehicle will be a single-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract with a base performance period of four years, five option years and a six-month option term.

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GDIT's Lyle Kellman: DEOS Cloud Tools Could Help Improve Interagency Collaboration, Security

Lyle Kellman Deputy Program Manager GDIT

Lyle Kellman, deputy program manager for Defense Enterprise Office Solutions at General Dynamics' information technology business, said migrating to cloud-based collaboration and productivity tools offered by the DEOS contract will help defense agencies reduce costs and improve user experience and interagency collaboration, Federal News Network reported Thursday.

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GDIT's Jim Matney: VMware, AWS Offerings on milCloud 2.0 Could Help DOD Agencies Speed Up Cloud Migration

Jim Matney VP and GM General Dynamics IT

Jim Matney of General Dynamics' information technology business said ease of use, security and cost are the reasons why the addition of VMware and Amazon Web Services offerings to the Defense Information Systems Agency's milCloud 2.0 platform could help defense agencies accelerate the migration of workloads to the cloud, GCN reported Tuesday.

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Perspecta Secures $202M DISA Contract for Global Content Delivery Services II Program; Jeff Bohling Quoted

Jeff Bohling SVP Perspecta

Perspecta has received a follow-on award from the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) to provide technical services in support of its Global Content Delivery Services (GCDS) II program. The single-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) and firm-fixed-price agreement has a ceiling value of $201.5 million and includes a three-year base and three one-year option years, the company said Thursday.

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Leidos to Help Update Army Fires Support C2 System

Leidos

The Defense Information Systems Agency has awarded Leidos a sole-source contract to support the modernization of the U.S. Army's command-and-control system for fires support in order for the platform to keep pace with the Department of Defense's operational needs, including Joint All Domain Command and Control and sensor-to-shooter frameworks. A justification and approval notice published Thursday says the Advanced Field Artillery Tactical Data System 7 modernization effort requires a shift in the current contract strategy from block development, which needs a regional fielding approach, to a code conversion effort. 

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BMC-Made Cloud Software Certified for Provisional Use on Defense IT Systems

BMC

Autonomous software provider BMC has received a new provisional authorization to provide cloud service products to the Department of Defense in support of its information technology service management modernization. BMC said Monday it received the Defense Information Systems Agency's Impact Level 4 PA for the company's Helix ITSM product designed to support cloud migration and digital transformation.

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DISA Seeks Info on Cloud Storage, Virtual Desktop Infrastructure From Small Businesses

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The Defense Information Systems Agency needs market information on technical services needed to sustain and operate cloud storage and virtual desktop infrastructure assets. DISA said Friday in a source sought notice posted on SAM it wants to validate the availability of architecture, design, engineering, technical, on-boarding and other services for its Cloud Storage Services Portfolio from small businesses including those that are woman-owned and service-disabled veteran-owned.

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