Advanced IT services in demand at DOD
- By Dawn S. Onley
- Jul 25, 2003
The Advanced Information Technology Services Joint Program Office this week issued a request for proposals for leading-edge IT services and program management expertise.
The Coalition and Advanced IT Integration and Operations RFP, published July 22,
has a Sept. 4 closing date.
The advanced IT services include:Program managementOperations, maintenance and security for integration environmentsTechnology insertion and transition technical support for allied and coalition networks, including the Defense Information System Network-Leading Edge Services, the Coalition Wide Area Network, the Combined Federated Battle Lab Network and the Joint Warfighter Interoperability DemonstrationsSite installation and integration, demonstrations, exercises, help desk and trainingInventory management and acquisition of hardware and softwareChange control for networks, systems and applicationsInformation and network security.
AITS-JPO's mission is the rapid transfer of advanced IT from the research and experimentation phases through pilots to full-scale deployments.
The program was established by the Joint Staff director for command, control, communications and computers, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency and the Defense Information Systems Agency.