Telos Corporation Wins NETCENTS Contract; Air Force Experience and E-Business Expertise Put Leading Integrator in Select Group of Companies That Can Bid on Five Year, $9 Billion Program.ASHBURN, Va. -- Telos Corporation today announced that the company is among the winners of the U.S. Air Force's much-anticipated Network Centric Solutions (NETCENTS NETCENTS Network-Centric Solutions (US Air Force) ) program contract. The Ashburn, Va.-based integrator (1) In electronics, a device that combines an input with a variable, such as time, and provides an analog output; for example, a watt-hour meter.
(2) See systems integrator. was one of just four small businesses awarded the contract, which covers five years and totals $9 billion. Four large businesses were also awarded contracts under the program.
NETCENTS is an indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract that provides the Air Force, the Department of Defense, and select other federal agencies with a single vehicle through which to buy network-centric information technologies, networking equipment, and services, as well as voice, video, and data communications data communications, application of telecommunications technology to the problem of transmitting data, especially to, from, or between computers. In popular usage, it is said that data communications make it possible for one computer to "talk" with another. hardware and software. Telos assembled as·sem·ble
v. as·sem·bled, as·sem·bling, as·sem·bles
1. To bring or call together into a group or whole: assembled the jury.
2. a world-class alliance of technology and consulting partners to meet the requirements of the contract.
Team Telos is made up of more than 20 large and small companies that offer the managerial and technical capabilities needed to support the modernization modernization
Transformation of a society from a rural and agrarian condition to a secular, urban, and industrial one. It is closely linked with industrialization. As societies modernize, the individual becomes increasingly important, gradually replacing the family, of the Air Force's global information transport systems. The winning partnership comprises a combined engineering force of more than 50,000 engineers in over 1,000 locations around the world, including a field engineering force of 2,000 that serves more than 250,000 customers.
"Telos has worked closely with the Air Force for many years, and during that time we have created and deployed numerous groundbreaking programs," said John B. Wood, president and CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. of Telos. "Our deep understanding of the Air Force's goals and technology requirements led directly to this award, and we're honored by and excited about the confidence the Air Force has demonstrated in its selection of Telos for the NETCENTS contract."
Telos supports the vision of the Air Force Information Technology Commodity Council (ITCC ITCC Information Technology: Coding and Computing (International Symposium, IEEE Computer Society)
ITCC International Trade Club of Chicago (Chicago, IL) ) with its goals of leveraging buying power Buying Power
The money an investor has available to buy securities. In a margin account, the buying power is the total cash held in the brokerage account plus maximum margin available.
Also referred to as "Excess Equity. , reducing total cost of ownership, standardizing products and configurations, and fostering small business participation. A program management team with veteran Air Force IT leadership will ensure that each element of Telos' NETCENTS program reflects the Air Force's strategic network-centric vision.
As a recipient of one of the small-business contracts within the NETCENTS award, Telos will have the opportunity to bid on all task orders designated for either the small or large businesses contract holders. As such, Telos is able to bid on any contract awarded through NETCENTS.
Telos Corporation has provided innovative IT solutions to the federal government for more than 30 years. The company provides systems integration and value added reseller See VAR.
(company) value added reseller - (VAR, or "value added retailer") A company which sells something (e.g. computers) made by another company (an OEM) with extra components added (e.g. specialist software). solutions to U.S. government customers. Telos and Xacta Corporation, its subsidiary for security solutions, have been ensuring that the government's most demanding and security-conscious organizations comply with existing and emerging information security mandates since 1989. For more information, visit www.telos.com.
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