Tag Archives: DEOS

Andrew Malloy: DISA Explores Telework Enterprise Identity, Device Management Approaches

Andrew Malloy

Andrew Malloy, technical director of the Defense Information Systems Agency's (DISA) cyber development directorate, said that DISA is looking at strategies to manage user access and personal mobile devices within remote work environments. The agency is conducting pilot programs to test an enterprise identity management service and determine a bring-your-own-device approach for the Department of Defense (DOD).

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DISA Embraces Continuous Tech Modernization Approach

DISA IT Modernization

The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) seeks to update enterprise technology platforms continuously as part of efforts to help the Department of Defense address evolving mission requirements. An industry team led by General Dynamics‘ information technology business won last year the DEOS blanket purchase agreement valued at $4.4 billion over 10 years.

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Caroline Bean: DISA Working on Guide to Help Defense Agencies Migrate to DEOS Cloud Tools

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Caroline Bean, Defense Enterprise Office Solution (DEOS) program director at the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA), said DISA is developing a guide to help agencies facilitate their migration to cloud-based collaboration tools offered by DEOS. Bean said the document will serve as a checklist to help defense agencies assess their readiness for migration to DEOS cloud tools. 

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DoD Begins Migrating IT Users to DEOS; Brian Hermann Quoted

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The Department of Defense (DoD) has started migrating its IT users to Defense Enterprise Office Solutions (DEOS), the multibillion commercial cloud-based environment that will deliver collaboration services to the Defense Department. DEOS began the rollout process to its first users on Jan. 14th, according to the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA), who is spearheading the migration.

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GSA’s Allen Hill, Laura Stanton on Plans for Enterprise Contract Vehicles in 2021

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The General Services Administration (GSA) plans to issue a Civilian Enterprise Office Solutions (CEOS) contract as it works to develop the Polaris vehicle for small businesses. Laura Stanton, assistant commissioner of ITC, added that the GSA is concurrently planning to release a draft of the Polaris contract  “in the fairly near future”.

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Vice Adm. Nancy Norton Issues Letter on DISA’s Cloud, Cybersecurity Priorities Through FY 2022

Vice Adm. Nancy Norton

Vice Adm. Nancy Norton, director of the  Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA), has released a letter stating the agency’s modernization priorities for fiscal years 2021 and 2022. Norton said that DISA’s blueprint will focus on cloud, cyber defense and the enterprise implementation of Microsoft’s Office 365 collaborative tool suite as part of the Defense Enterprise Office Solution program.

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GSA Updates $4.4B DoD Office 365 BPA Following CMMC Integration; Allen Hill Quoted

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The General Services Administration (GSA) has refined requirements for a potential $4.4 billion Microsoft Office 365 implementation contract as the agency works to integrate Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) into contract language. 

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GSA, DoD Re-Award $4.4B DEOS BPA to CSRA; Dana Deasy, Emily Murphy Quoted

Dana Deasy

The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) and U.S. Department of Defense have re-awarded the approximate $4.4 billion, ten-year Defense Enterprise Office Solutions (DEOS) Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) to CSRA, with Contractor Teaming Partners Dell Marketing L.P. and Minburn Technology Group. “DEOS is a key part of the Department’s Digital Modernization Strategy," said DoD CIO and 2020 Wash100 Award recipient, Dana Deasy.

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DoD, GSA Award $8B Cloud Contract to General Dynamics IT; Dana Deasy Quoted

The Department of Defense and the General Services Administration have awarded General Dynamics IT (GDIT) the potential 10-year, $7.6 billion Defense Enterprise Office Solutions (DEOS) contract to replace legacy DoD IT office applications with a standard cloud-based solution across all military services, the Washington Business Journal reported on Thursday

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