The NATO Consultation, Command and Control Agency (NC3A) is the NATO agency responsible for developing, procuring and implementing C3 capabilities for NATO. Through the NC3A, Black Box was awarded a place on an IDIQ contract vehicle whose purpose is to provide simplified and streamlined acquisition of voice (including VOIP), data, and unified communications (UC) solutions.
The government’s one-stop shop for buying telecommunications, network, and communications solutions. Connections II meets government agencies’ equipment, building, and campus infrastructure needs, and it provides professional services to support existing networks and design customized client-specific solutions. Whether an agency requires transition planning and integration services or infrastructure installation and implementation, Connections II provides a comprehensive solution for all federal agency telecommunications needs.
The IMOD award is a successor to the Digital Switched Systems Modernization Program (DSSMP) contracts. Black Box Network Services is a prime contractor listed as NextiraOne Federal on the U.S. Army Infrastructure Modernization (IMOD) contract. The IMOD Program supports the U.S. Army PEO-EIS I3MP program, which offers voice, data, and infrastructure solutions, services, and lifecycle support to the U.S. Army and other DoD Agencies. IMOD is a 10-Year IDIQ contract which was awarded in December of 2006.
Black Box Network Services listed as NextiraOne Federal is the prime contractor for the U.S. Army Long Term Life Cycle Support (LTLCS) Program for Nortel voice platforms, including SL-100, Meridian 1, VoIP, and other supporting voice infrastructure products. The Program provides users with access to a single vendor for all of their Nortel support needs for repair and return of products, upgrades, expansions, and application support. The program allows a-la-carte types of services and products or full Extended Service Plans (ESP) for those customers who desire to have their voice systems protected by using a traditional maintenance contract. Remote technical support, repair and return, TAC and ETAS support are all available under the LTLCS Program. This program is open for use by any Department of Defense. For a copy of our LTLCS brochure, please click here.
Black Box was recently awarded the GSA Region 3 (Mid-Atlantic) Telecommunications Services IDIQ contract vehicle. The GSA, along with federal agencies, can procure a wide variety of telecommunications services through this vehicle. Agencies can count on GSA's Mid-Atlantic Region for value-added support and expertise in the acquisition of telecommunications services and equipment. Products and services provided include the following:
- Local and long distance communications services;
- Voice, data, and video equipment and services;
- Wire and cable installation;
- PBX and related equipment installation and support;
- Wireless solutions including cellular, microwave, and satellite;
- Project integration including design, procurement, installation, and follow-on support;
- Telecommunications equipment and services needed to move into a new facility; and
- "First/last mile" equipment and services including PBXs, key systems, ordering services, and managing the ongoing provision of services, including billing operations.
The intent of this contract is to provide COTS equipment to SPAWAR Systems Center Atlantic contracted agencies that will meet existing and future mission support requirements. This contract includes options which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative ceiling to an estimated $500,000,000. Equipment may include the following:
- Related equipment and accessories
- Equipment support may include installation, training, evaluation and repair, configuration, and upgrade kits
The SWA BPA was awarded by the U.S. Army to Black Box so that we could support the Project Manager Network Service Center (PM NSC) and the Project Director Defense Communication Systems-Southwest Asia (PD DCS-SWA) in their missions within the Southwest Asia Theater of Operations, as well as various CONUS locations to support the DCS-SWA Command and Control Communications Center (C4) Commercialization effort. The supplies and services to be acquired are:
- Telecommunications solution sets.
- Strategic telecommunications systems and infrastructure to provide Installation Information Infrastructure Modernization (I3MP) to the SWA Area of Responsibility (AOR).
- Technical and program management and analysis, acquisition, engineering, installation, de-installation, relocation, refurbishment, integration, testing, logistical services, training, and authority to purchase any materials required to support these tasks. These requirements include, but are not limited to, Technical Control Facilities (TCF), Wireless Technologies, Outside Plant (OSP), Inside Plant (ISP) and OSP/ISP Building Entrance Terminals (BET), Cross Connects, Premise Wiring, Data Stacks, TLA Stacks, Data and Voice Solutions.
Black Box’s capabilities span 21 of SeaPort-e's 22 functional services areas in all seven geographic zones.
- Research and Development Support
- Engineering, System Engineering, and Process Engineering Support
- Modeling, Simulation, Stimulation, and Analysis Support
- Prototyping, Pre-Production, Model-Making, and Fabrication Support
- System Design Documentation and Technical Data Support
- Software Engineering, Development, Programming, and Network Support
- Reliability, Maintainability, and Availability (RM&A) Support
- Human Factors, Performance, and Usability Engineering Support
- System Safety Engineering Support
- Configuration Management (CM) Support
- Quality Assurance (QA) Support
- Information System (IS) Development, Information Assurance (IA), and Information Technology (IT) Support
- Inactivation and Disposal Support
- Interoperability, Test and Evaluation, Trials Support
- MeasurementFacilities, Range, and Instrumentation Support
- Logistics Support
- Supply and Provisioning Support
- Training Support
- In-Service Engineering, Fleet Introduction, Installation and Checkout Support
- Program Support
- Functional and Administration Support
- SeaPort-e furthers the Navy's Seapower 21 objective to increase efficiency, and allows for tailoring services according to the needs of geographically dispersed organizations with significantly diverse product area requirements and missions.