Tag Archives: SSA

Verizon-Avaya Team to Modernize SSA Comms Infrastructure; Jennifer Chronis, Jerry Dotson Quoted

Jennifer Chronis VP of Federal Verizon

A partnership between Verizon and Avaya will help the Social Security Administration deploy unified communications systems in support of the agency's information technology modernization efforts. “Together with our partners at Avaya, Verizon will support the SSA's mission and deliver critical digital transformation and modernization solutions the SSA needs for the more than 65 million Americans who rely on its services,” said Jennifer Chronis, vice president of Verizon's federal business.

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Mitre to Provide Procurement, Technical Advice for SSA’s Telephone Service Contract Consolidation Effort

The Social Security Administration has awarded Mitre a potential $1.5M contract to provide technical and acquisition advice as SSA works to consolidate three telephone service contracts into a single vehicle to deliver an enterprisewide unified communication platform. SSA said in a justification-and-approval notice posted Wednesday on FedBizOpps Mitre will help SSA in the source-selection process, implementation and transition to the proposed Next Generation Telephony Project contract.

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Social Security Administration Seeks Management Platform for Multi-Cloud Environment

The Social Security Administration plans to expand its cloud computing solution and is seeking vendors that can provide tools to help the agency manage the resulting multi-cloud environment. The SSA noted in a request for information notice issued Friday that “the selection of a suite of tools to assist in the management of the environment will be critical to the success of SSA’s overall cloud strategy.”

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USAF Opens Broad Agency Announcement for Space Situational Awareness Data Management Technologies

Air Force Materiel Command plans to award a total of $24.9M under a broad agency announcement for research, development, demonstration, integration, testing and delivery of technologies that facilitate processing of space situational awareness data. The U.S. Air Force said Friday in a FedBizOpps notice it seeks to use new sensor technologies, computational SSA and multidomain intelligence expertise to gather, process, analyze and spread SSA information and data.

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Report: SSA Seeks Proposals for Enterprise Small Business IT Support Services Contract

The Social Security Administration has issued a solicitation for a potential five-year contract for information technology services to modernize an insurance program for the elderly, people with disabilities, blind and disadvantaged children, Bloomberg Government reported Thursday. The Enterprise Small Business IT Support Services contract covers task areas in support of the …

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SSA to Tap Microsoft for Enterprise IT Support Services

The Social Security Administration plans to award Microsoft a potential 5.5-year contract to support the agency’s information technology projects. A FedBizOpps notice posted Sunday the company would provide tools and services to help the SSA update software and hardware configurations, design a future network, integrate new technology into the agency’s client and server …

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Marcus Featherston Cites Polaris Alpha’s Tech Devt Efforts to Back Clients’ National Security Missions

Marcus Featherston, executive vice president for mission solutions at Polaris Alpha, has said the company develops machine learning algorithms and artificial intelligence platforms designed to analyze data and facilitate the decision-making process for government clients in support of their national security missions. Featherston told Geospatial World in an interview published Monday …

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Northrop to Help Modernize SSA IT Systems; Erik Buice Comments

Northrop Grumman will support information technology modernization and transformation activities at the Social Security Administration under a potential 10-year indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract awarded in August 2017. The company said Thursday it seeks to help SSA update and engineer software, manage data and database and secure IT platforms through the IDIQ re-compete award. Northrop, CGI’s …

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Orbital ATK, NASA Wrap Up Preliminary Design Review of Satellite Servicing Vehicle’s Docking Platform

Orbital ATK and NASA have completed the preliminary design review of a docking component of its Mission Extension Vehicle. The Rendezvous, Proximity Operations and Docking system consists of actuators, control algorithms and sensors that work to help MEV-1 detect, monitor and move toward a client spacecraft, Orbital ATK said Tuesday. The company …

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