HP, ManTech, GTSI Among 46 Approved Suppliers for $30 Billion FBI IT Contract
Hewlett-Packard Co.'s Enterprise Services unit said that it has gained approval as a prime contractor for the Federal Bureau of Investigation's (FBI) Information Technologies Supplies and Support Services (FBI IT Triple S) contract worth some $30 billion over eight years, the largest in the agency's history.
The FBI IT Triple S, which is a multiple-award, indefinite delivery-indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract, carries a one-year base and seven one-year options, under which approved vendors compete for individual IT projects. The contract serves as a centralized source for the FBI to buy IT products and services.
ManTech International Corp., a Fairfax, VA-based supplier of security solutions, said that it already has been awarded a $9.2 million, five-year contract to provide cyber security services to the FBI under the IT Triple S umbrella. ManTech also recently landed a $99.5 million award from the FBI's security division.
"ManTech's previous work with the FBI, and our deep understanding of cyber security will enable us to develop and implement world-class cyber security practices that will help protect FBI networks," said L. William Varner, ManTech president and chief operating officer, Mission, Cyber and Technology Solutions group.
Other approved suppliers under the FBI IT Triple S contract included Advanced MarketPlace Inc., a Tampa, FL-based supplier of service desk, IT asset management and endpoint management solutions, Sava Workforce Solutions LLC, a Herndon, VA-based provider of enterprise IT and mission support services for the Defense, Law Enforcement and Intelligence communities, Buchanan and Edwards, an Arlington, VA-based provider of IT solutions and professional services to law enforcement agencies, and GTSI Corp., a Herndon, VA-based systems integrator, solutions and services provider to the government.
HP said that under the contract it will offer the FBI and the U.S. Department of Justice technology solutions in operations and maintenance, technical development, consulting, hardware, software and other IT-related services
"The FBI IT Triple S contract will be an essential vehicle used to obtain the supplies and services needed to deliver improved and efficient information technology to the criminal justice community," said Dennis Stolkey, HP Enterprise Services senior vice president, U.S. Public Sector.