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TMCNet:  TCS Wins Contract Renewal

[January 10, 2013]

TCS Wins Contract Renewal

Jan 10, 2013 (Close-Up Media via COMTEX) -- TeleCommunication Systems (TCS), a company focusing on secure mobile communication technology, announced the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) has renewed its IT Schedule 70 contract for the final five-year option of the original contract.

According to a release, the period of performance for the renewal option is January 20, 2013 through January 19, 2018.TCS will continue to provide numerous Department of Defense, federal civilian, state, local and tribal agencies with the TotalCom portfolio of products and services, as well as TCS' Art of Exploitation cyber security training curriculum.

TCS said IT Schedule 70 is an acquisition vehicle used by the federal government. TCS has achieved sales of about $50 million during each of the three previous five-year option periods under this contract, providing TotalCom solutions, including deployable communications systems, managed satellite services, application development, IT operations and maintenance, data warehousing, data backup and restore, wireless services, business continuity planning and project management and other IT professional services, as well as cyber security training.

TCS has established a track record for more than two decades as a trusted provider of communication technology solutions to solve the government's toughest technical challenges, under conditions that demand the highest level of reliability, availability and security. To ensure mission continuity, TotalCom offers deployable, highly secure communication solutions and managed services for converged (IP-based) voice, video and data solutions to organizations requiring seamless and secure connectivity between fixed sites and remote operations.

TCS Senior Vice President and General Manager of Government Solutions, Michael Bristol said, "The GSA is committed to providing its customers with proven, secure, and cost-effective communications systems and knowledgeable, reliable support," said Michael Bristol, senior vice president and general manager of Government Solutions for TCS. "Our TotalCom communications portfolio has helped the GSA successfully meet that commitment through this contract for the last 15 years, and we look forward to continuing our relationship for many years to come." More information: www.telecomsys.com ((Comments on this story may be sent to newsdesk@closeupmedia.com))

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