Three Wire Systems has joined the Ace Technology Partners/Ace Computers' team that is working on the US Air Force's (USAF) multi-billion dollar network-centric solutions-2 (NETCENTS-2) products contract.
Valued at $6.9bn, the NETCENTS-2 contract features a three-year base performance period and three one-year options, and seeks to provide the air force with networking equipment, servers, storage systems, peripherals, and software and identity management/biometric solutions.
As part of the contract, awarded in April 2013, Ace Technology Partners will provide servers and storage, networking equipment, peripherals, software, multimedia and identity management/biometric hardware and associated software.
Ace Technology Partners CEO John Samborski said, ''Three Wire has an excellent reputation for providing strategically innovative services and quality products.''
Three Wire CEO Dan Frank said, ''Our companies' product portfolios complement each other and will allow us both to offer our customers best-in-breed disruptive technologies.''
A supplier of IT products and services exclusively to the federal market, Three Wire analyse IT environments and make recommendations that maximise what is already in place, which complements Ace's focus on providing computers and related equipment designed to contain costs by precisely meeting each client's needs.
A follow-on recompete of NETCENTS acquisition vehicle for telecommunications and IT services, the contract aims to simplify the acquisition of services and capabilities of soldiers through the supply of a range of IT network-centric and telephony products, services and solutions, such as net-centric operations and missions.
Additional services provided under the indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (ID/IQ) firm fixed price (FFP) contract include sustainment, migration, integration, training, help desk, testing and programme operations for the air force and the US Department of Defense (DoD) worldwide.
The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center/HICK, located at Maxwell Air Force Base-Gunter Annex, in Alabama, US, serves as the contracting activity.