U.S. Air Force Awards NETCENTS-2 Contract to Excellus Solutions, LLC, an OST Joint Venture
Washington, D.C., October 2012 – The U.S. Air Force has awarded a Network-Centric Solutions II (NETCENTS-2) Application Services Small Business Companion contract to Excellus Solutions, a Joint Venture comprised of partners 22nd Century Technologies, Inc. (TSCTI), and Optimal Solutions & Technologies, Inc. (OST). NETCENTS-2 will improve the availability of IT services and solutions for military personnel, and is the mandated Contract Vehicle for the Air Force. The contract has an estimated value of $6.9 billion and is an Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract with a three-year base ordering period and four one-year options, and is expected to be available for ordering in late 2012. NETCENTS-2 will replace the current NETCENTS contract vehicle with seven separate IDIQs.
Under this contract, Excellus Solutions will provide services to include application development, sustainment, migration, integration, help desk support, and testing and operational support to the Air Force. Excellus Solutions offers expertise in enterprise content management, IT infrastructure and security, legacy application migration, web design and development, agile development, mobile application development, spectrum management, and verification and validation.
The NETCENTS-2 contract is easy to use, and will lower procurement lead-time of task orders. It aims at simplifying the procurement and acquisition of services to offer uninterrupted service on mission-critical systems used by service members. NETCENTS-2 supplies a range of IT network-centric and telephony products, services and solutions, and contracts will meet challenges through innovative business practices and tools that establish teaming relationships between the Government and industry.
In awarding NETCENTS-2 to Excellus Solutions, the Air Force has selected a reliable and flexible partner that delivers quality IT services through our process-oriented best practices, including CMMI Level 5, ISO 9001:2008, ITIL, and ANSI 748 EVM processes and procedures.
About the Excellus Solutions Joint Venture
Excellus Solutions, LLC is a Joint Venture comprised of long-term partners 22nd Technologies Inc. (TSCTI) and Optimal Solutions & Technologies, Inc. (OST). The Excellus team is built on quality, performance, and success to provide the Air Force with mission-critical IT systems and meet NETCENTS-2 goals to be efficient in peace, effective in war, and ensure success across the spectrum of operations. For more information visit www.excellussolutions.com.
Ron Rhodes, 202-466-8099