Satellite Technology Feature Article
DMI Wins HITSS Contract from NASA for Custom IT Services
By Madhubanti Rudra, TMCnet Contributor
Digital Management Inc., a Bethesda, MD-based technology firm, has earned a $177-million contract from NASA’s headquarters.
The contract DMI won was reserved for 8(a) businesses, a press release revealed.
DMI offers cost-effective solutions for enterprise mobility and cybersecurity, strategic IT consulting, managed IT services, enterprise application development and health IT services. The firm is one of a select few IT services vendors that have achieved SEI CMMI-DEV Level 3 certification and multiple ISO certifications.
NASA has awarded DMI the Headquarters Information Technology Support Services (HITSS) contract, under which DMI will provide integrated IT, systems engineering and operations, and IT-related management support services to all Mission Directorates and Mission Support Offices at NASA Headquarters.
Services delivered under HITSS contract support NASA's mission and IT objectives. The HITSS is under the direction of the Headquarters IT and Communications Division.
In addition to providing "information technology support services to NASA headquarters,” the company will distribute additional services including planning and management of information systems, life-cycle support for applications and information systems, operations of the NASA Headquarters Data Center, systems engineering and integration services, IT security, technology innovation and infusion and customer support.
This is a cost-plus-incentive-fee contract. The period of performance includes one base year with four one-year options not to exceed five years. The maximum total value of the contract is expected to touch $177 million, if all options are met.
DMI recently announced the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the Inspector General (OIG) has offered it a high-priced contract for modernizing and maintaining its suite of enterprise applications. During the last 18 months, DMI has been able to secure four major contracts with HHS in total.
Edited by Braden Becker