US Federal Contractor Registration: DISA Creates Enterprise Storage Service Contract (ESS II) for Cloud Storage Services Worth $427 Million

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Finally after long last, the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) has just released a follow-on RFP (request for proposal) on FBO.gov for cloud storage services worth $427 million. US Federal Contractor Registration has helped over 50,000 small businesses register in System for Award Management (SAM) and start the bidding process.

Finally after long last, the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) has just released a follow-on RFP (request for proposal) on FBO.gov for cloud storage services worth $427 million. The DISA contract they are calling Enterprise Storage Service or ESS II has a base project length of four years. The contract is replacing a previous contract awarded to ViON Corp in 2007 for $700 million. The DISA states in their RFP they are looking for ‘state-of-the-art’ storage capacity to help meet new and existing customer requirements. The properly registered government contractor that wins the solicitation will have to install and provide daily technical support to the DISA cloud servers that contain confidential DoD data.

In 2012, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) demanded that the Department of Defense (DoD) create a functional way to transfer its computing information from data storage centers to cloud storage units. The NDAA is a federal law that specifies the budget and expenditures of the DoD. It manages the spending breakdowns and the amount that is delivered to registered businesses, as well as set-asides that are awarded to small business government contractors. The DISA hosts DoD services in their data centers, which prompted the need to expand their computing solutions. In order to bid on and work government contracts, businesses must obtain a DUNS number and must complete their System for Award Management (SAM) registration. Successful contractors also develop aggressive government marketing plans, which include the creation of a profile on government websites such as the SBA’s Dynamic Small Business Search and automated bid notifications to their email from FBO.gov. Third party registration firms, like US Federal Contractor Registration, have helped thousands of companies cut through the red tape and start bidding. Their dedicated case managers help businesses register in SAM quickly and correctly. Their expertise with federal regulations also allows them to identify and fix any problems in existing registrations.

To help small businesses avoid costly errors, US Federal Contractor Registration is offering an evaluation and review of a vendor’s government registration. During the evaluation, a Placement Specialist will review the company’s government contractor registration to ensure it is complete, contains the correct information, and is optimized to help them win government contracts. Placement Specialists can also prepare a government contracting profitability assessment to help business owners review government spending trends within their industry and identify current contracting opportunities.

US Federal Contractor Registration is a third party registration firm that has helped thousands of businesses complete their registration and bid on contracts. US Federal Contractor Registration pairs businesses with a dedicated case manager who helps them every step of the way, from initial registration to bidding on contracts. To request a free evaluation and assessment by a Placement Specialist for your business, call the Contractor Helpline at (877) 252-2700 Ext 1.

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