World Wide Technology nabs NETCENTS-2 contract

November 6, 2013 - 

World Wide Technology has announced that it has been awarded a Network Centric Solutions -2 (NETCENTS-2) contract from the U.S. Air Force.

The firm-fixed price, multiple award, indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract is worth a maximum of $6.9 billion with a six-year period of performance — required for the purchase of net-centric products and service for the Air Force, Department of Defense as well as other federal agencies.

“WWT is pleased to be able to leverage this contract vehicle to support the mission goals and objectives of the Air Force, DOD and affiliated federal agencies,” Bob Olwig, vice president of business strategy and innovation with WWT said. “We have a long history of supporting the federal government and are proud to be putting our technical expertise, advanced technology solutions, supply chain capabilities and Advanced Technology Center to work in meeting the central goals of NETCENTS-2.”

NETCENTS-2 contacts are intended to deliver commercially available off-the-shelf products to support the Internet Protocol Network and to bring all IT systems into compliance with the U.S. Air Force enterprise cyberspace architecture – including identity management and biometric solutions.

Reported previously, Iron Bow Technologies was also recently awarded a NETCENTS-2 contract.

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