Defense IT

DIA gives 50 companies a spot on $6B IT contract

The Defense intelligence Agency has given 50 companies—25 large, 25 small—a spot on the potentially $6 billion Enhanced Solutions for the Information Technology Enterprise (E-SITE) contract, a five-year indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity deal designed to streamline DIA’s IT acquisition, the agency has announced.

E-SITE is a follow-on to the Solutions for Information Technology Enterprise, a maximum $6.6 billion contract which was awarded in 2010 and expired in May.

DIA released its initial, draft solicitation for E-SITE in May 2013 and, after an industry day in the fall that year, issued its final solicitation in March 2014. Seventy-seven proposals were submitted. DIA said the idea behind having one contract to cover so much territory—and so many companies—is to simplify its purchasing, by standardizing acquisition documents, providing better reporting and improving its data integrity.

The companies that will compete for work under the contract, each of which are receiving a nominal $500 award to start with, are:

Large businesses

• American Systems

• BAE Systems

• Blue Canopy

• Boeing

• Booz Allen Hamilton


• CGI Federal

• Computer Sciences Corp.

• D&S Consultants


• General Dynamics Information Technology

• HP Enterprise Services


•Intelligent Decisions

•K Force Government Solutions

•L3 National Security Solutions


•Lockheed Martin


•Northrop Grumman


•Raytheon IIS Group

•Scientific Research Corp.


•SRA International

Small businesses

•22nd Century Technologies


•American Technology Solutions International

•Berico Technologies

•The Buffalo Group

•Convergent Solutions

•Criterion Systems

•Cyberspace Solutions

•DAn Solutions

•DKW Communications

•E-Volve Technology Systems

•Federated IT

•Intrepid Solutions & Services

•The Kenjya Group

•New River Systems

•OCCAM Solutions


•Red Arch Solutions


•Soft Tech Consulting

•Trusted Mission Solutions

•Varen Technologies


•Xcelerate Solutions

•Zolon Tech

About the Author

Kevin McCaney is a former editor of Defense Systems and GCN.

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