DOJ tees up infrastructure program management recompete

The Justice Department is conducting market research for a potential $75 million recompete contract to provide enterprise infrastructure services support within the CIO's office.

Agencies aren't hitting disconnection targets under EIS

Some agencies may have to exercise "continuity of service" contract clauses to keep phones, internet and other network services online beyond the May 2023 deadline.

HUD makes nearly $100M in EIS task orders

The Department of Housing and Urban Development issued three substantial task orders on the governmentwide Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions contract.

Can DISA's CBII make DOD telework more secure?

Cloud-Based Internet Isolation is a seamless solution for protecting DOD networks.

A single platform for the Fourth Estate

2021 is a big year for DISA as it begins moving all DOD components to a single services network.

Sunsetting CVR but keeping the collaboration

Commercial Virtual Remote, spun up last year to support pandemic telework, goes away this summer. DISA's Global Directory is the key to ensuring the cloud collaboration continues.

DOD looks to kickstart 5G competition

The Defense Department is looking to expand its 5G exploration to include a new network of technologies with a competitive challenge.

Contested FBI wireless contract goes to AT&T

FBI's $92 million emergency operations wireless service contract goes to AT&T after lengthy protest scuffle.

NOAA looks to modernize with EIS

The weather and science agency sets up future 5G capabilities, critical sensor bandwidth with $311M Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions task order.

State Dept. awards EIS data network contract

The State Department awarded MetTel a task order for data services worth over $700 million.

DHS poised for major EIS commitment

The Department of Homeland Security is getting ready to implement a big part of its plans for the federal government's $50 billion next-generation telecommunications contract.

Bipartisan bill looks to claw back executive power over telecom

World War II-era legislation, meant to counter radio transmissions to the enemy in wartime, now gives the president 'kill-switch' authority over the internet and telecommunications.

Interior awards $482M EIS task order

The Department of the Interior signed another sizeable task order this month for telephone services under the General Services Administration's $50 billion, next-generation telecommunications contract.

HHS signs $2.5B consolidated telecom contract

The sprawling government department tapped Verizon via the Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions contract vehicle to cover telecommunications for all its component agencies.

SDN and the post-COVID office

In the post-pandemic environment, the software-defined network capabilities of the General Services Administration's next-generation telecom contract could be important, said an agency official.

Understanding the DOD's ban on some China-made telecom gear

FCW spoke with Alejandro Sarria and Jason Workmaster, two attorneys specializing in federal contracting to get some clarity on the fast approaching government ban on contracting with companies that use certain telecom equipment and services.

Pentagon issues contract guidance on China tech ban

The Defense Department outlines how it will implement the upcoming government ban on doing business with companies that use certain Chinese telecommunications equipment.