As industry continues to await one final RFP, DISA is examining policy changes that will help it implement its DEOS contract.
DISA is prepared to scrap buying unified capabilities from industry if the price is too high. The agency is prepared to move to an open source platform.
DISA is hurrying up its work to deliver unified capabilities to the Defense Department nearly a year early.
Lt. Gen. Bob Ferrell, the Army’s chief information officer/G6, said there are several parallel initiatives like data center consolidation and network consolidation to reach the end goal of having a modernized IT infrastructure and end-user services.
The JRSS effort will eventually consolidate about 125 separate points of Army cyber defense into 25 shared, regional centers to protect both classified and unclassified networks.
The Army is sticking to its word on a late 2016 request for proposals on unified capabilities.