By Frank Konkel
1 February 2019
The Pentagon took the next step in bidding out its Defense Enterprise Office Solutions contract Friday, releasing a draft request for quotations for an enterprise cloud service offering likely worth several billion dollars.
The draft solicitation indicates DEOS will be a single-award firm-fixed-price blanket purchase agreement, with a 5-year base period with two 2-year options and a 1-year option—a potential 10-year total period of performance.
The Defense Department aims to use DEOS to modernize several legacy IT systems, including its enterprise email, portal and collaboration systems while transitioning to “common communication, collaboration and productivity capabilities that are mission-effective, efficient, more widely accessible and facilitate Defense operations worldwide.”READ MORE