ODIN contract sets up services for space centers
OAO Corp. recently awarded a three-year, $55 million subcontract to IBM
Corp. for the Greenbelt, Md., companys Outsourcing Desktop Initiative for NASA
Under a $154.9 million task order that it received in October, OAO will run desktop PC,
server and communications services for four NASA space centers [GCN, Nov. 9, 1998, Page
IBMs global services division will handle remote management services, including
help desk and some systems administration support through its Melville, N.Y., center. The
OAO contract will account for 60 percent of the PC seats NASA expects to outsource through
ODIN. The companys ODIN Alliance team also includes Hewlett-Packard Co. and Siemans
AG of Germany.
NASA last October also awarded a $19.6 million ODIN order to RMS Information Systems
Inc. of Vienna, Va.