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Fostering Technology Transformation

May 2012
By George I. Seffers, SIGNAL Magazine

The Defense Information Systems Agency is at the heart of some of the U.S. Defense Department's most sweeping technological changes.

Packard To Wear Two Hats at DISA

April 12, 2012
By Beverly Schaeffer

Douglas Packard has been assigned vice director for procurement and vice chief, Defense Information Technology Organization, Defense Information Systems Agency, Fort Meade, Maryland.

Army Report on Enterprise Email Due Soon

March 28, 2012
By George Seffers

The U.S. Army's mandatory report to Congress on the migration to the Defense Information Systems Agency's Enterprise Email could be approved by the secretary of the Army any day now.

GEM to Support DISA Enterprise Services Directorate

March 21, 2012
By George Seffers

GEM Companies Incorporated, doing business as GEM Network Solutions, Denver, Colorado, was recently awarded a firm-fixed-price indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract with a ceiling of $24,400,000 for the Defense Information Systems Agency/Enterprise Services Directorate facilities engineering support services. Performance will be at Defense Enterprise Computing Center locations in and outside the United States. The Defense Information Technology Contracting Organization, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, is the contracting activity.

DISA Taps Carter, Lewis for Executive Positions

March 21, 2012
By Beverly Schaeffer

The Defense Information Systems Agency, Fort Meade, Maryland, has assigned Jennifer Carter component acquisition executive and Alan Lewis program executive officer, enterprise services.

Northrop Grumman Wins $189 Million DISA Task Order

March 7, 2012
By George Seffers

Northrop Grumman Information Systems (NGIS), Reston, Virginia, has been awarded a $189 million Defense Information Systems Agency task for the Host Based Security System (HBSS) program. HBSS is a flexible, commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS)-based program that monitors, detects, and counters against known cyber-threats to the Defense Department enterprise in accordance with the Enterprise-wide Information Assurance and Computer Network Defense Solutions Steering Group. DISA serves as the lead organization providing Defense Department program oversight for defense for the HBSS solution. McAfee Incorporated, Santa Clara, California, is a subcontractor.

DISA Taps Bennett for Acquisition Assignment

February 14, 2012
By Beverly Schaeffer

David Bennett has been assigned vice component acquisition executive, Defense Information Systems Agency, Fort Meade, Maryland.

DISA Assigns Orndorff to Mission Assurance

January 19, 2012
By Henry Kenyon

Mark Orndorff has been assigned chief information assurance executive and program executive officer for mission assurance and network operations, Defense Information Systems Agency, Fort Meade, Maryland.

DISA Increases Joint Interoperability Contract Amounts

January 13, 2012
By George Seffers

The Defense Information Systems Agency issued a modification to increase the ceiling value of two existing Joint Interoperability Test Command (JITC) multiple-award omnibus contracts for TASC-M, Andover, Massachusetts, and Interop Joint Venture II, Chantilly, Virginia. The JITC omnibus multiple-award contracts are time and material contracts that provide a full-range of test, evaluation, and certification services to support rapid acquisition and fielding of global net-centric war fighting capabilities. The total combined ceiling values will be increased by $50 million, changing the total contract ceilings from $1.155 billion to $1.205 billion. The Defense Information Technology Contracting Organization, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, is the contracting activity.

DISA Launches Latest Cost Structure

January 11, 2012

The Defense Information Systems Agency's Global Content Delivery Service (GCDS) has introduced a cost structure for fiscal year 2012 that features a one-time fee with no recurring monthly costs. Using the GCDS saves costs, improves efficiency and offers sustainability.

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