MeriTalk compiles a weekly roundup of contracts and other industry activity. Here’s what happened this week in the Federal Information Technology community.
Skillsoft Achieves FedRAMP Authorization
Digital learning provider Skillsoft has become the first of its kind to achieve FedRAMP certification. “Protecting our customers is Skillsoft’s first priority and the FedRAMP certification is a validation of the investment, time, and talent we have applied to security,” said Larry Neal, president and CEO of Skillsoft. “Our Federal customers require FedRAMP certification but we are seeing the impact beyond traditional government agencies with state and local governments also adopting this as a best practice. Additionally, FedRAMP is being used as a gold standard of excellence in the corporate world.”
Vectrus to Support Army Network Enterprise Technology Command
The U.S. Army issued a $212 million contract to Vectrus to support communications equipment and information systems of the Army Network Enterprise Technology Command. The company will work in Afghanistan, Bahrain, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Qatar, and the United Arab Emirates to fulfill the contract, which extends through May 2018.
Booz Allen Hamilton Gets Navy Contract
The U.S. Navy awarded a $72 million contract to Booz Allen Hamilton for program management and acquisition support services. The five-year contract will have a special emphasis on data for ships. The company will work with the Navy’s Command and Control Program Office Systems to get tactical data for fleets.