NGEN program officials are meeting with Defense acquisition bosses this week, anticipating approvals for a final solicitation on July 31.
A one-page memo restructures the Navy Department's organizational chart, includes the elimination of the once-powerful office of the Navy CIO.
The Navy wants to use its multibillion dollar NGEN recompetition to reenginner its networks for more cloud-like services.
The Navy says it's writing the next version of its Next Generation Enterprise Network contract so that it can offload email and other services to DISA's forthcoming commercial offering for unified communications, whenever it becomes available.
The contract, worth $1 billion over five years, goes to Dell, General Dynamics and Microsoft to run an Air Force implementation of Microsoft's Office 365.
Janice Haith, who retired Feb. 2 after 34 years in government, including the last six years as the Department of Navy’s deputy CIO for the U.S. Navy, said the DoN has seen millions of dollars in savings moving to an enterprise software license approach.
The Navy is turning the Next Generation Enterprise Network recompete into two separate contracts.
The Navy released a request for information flagging cloud computing as one of the IT domains that it may break apart from the next NGEN contract — expected to be awarded to a new vendor or vendors sometime next year.
The policy package the House Armed Services Committee’s Defense bill includes several measures meant to address hazing. Congress and the Government Accountability Office both say DoD hasn’t done enough to track and punish behavior that…
The Navy is considering multisourcing its next NGEN contract.
Individual DoD components are still, to a large extent, on their own when it comes to picking a provider and shepherding them through the military’s security approval process. The Navy hopes to change that beginning next month with a managed service it’s calling its “Cloud Store.”
Navy identified dozens of systems due to transition to new consolidated data centers, but are still at risk for failing to comply with DoD cyber regulations
But both services say they hope to use the recompetition of NGEN to give commercial industry more of a hand in the IT services they're providing to sailors and marines.
The new Navy Cybersecurity division will be part of the headquarters staff, giving it reach both into the service’s resourcing decisions and its acquisition processes.