Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Contract: CenturyLink, $11.4M

NASA has awarded a task order to CenturyLink, of Va., to provide support of NASA’s core backbone services including Optical Wavelength Service (OWS) and ethernet interfaces. The Communications Program (CP) Backbone Core task order is awarded against the GSA Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions (EIS) federal supply contracts. The firm-fixed price task order has a performance period consisting of an 18-month base period plus four two-year option periods, for a total order value of $11.4 million. The CP Backbone Core task order is an agency wide contract providing backbone core network support to all NASA centers and facilities through Sept. 30, 2028, if all options are exercised. The contract will be administered by the NASA Shared Services Center (NSSC) at the agency’s Stennis Space Center, Miss. The NSSC performs selected business activities for all NASA centers. (Source: NASA/NSSC, 04/01/19)