MeriTalk compiles a weekly roundup of contracts and other industry activity. Here’s what happened this week in the Federal Information Technology community.
VMware NSX Gains EAL 2+ Certification
VMware announced June 20 that VMware NSX has achieved the Common Criteria Evaluation Assurance Level (EAL) 2+ certification under the Common Criteria Evaluation and Certification Scheme, which enables Federal agencies to use network virtualization to modernize data centers, integrate with public clouds, and transform security. Common Criteria is an internationally recognized standard that defines, validates, and assures security features and capabilities of IT security products. It is mutually recognized by 26 member nations, and often required by government procurement sales.
DHS Re-Awards Raytheon With Development, Maintenance Contract
The Department of Homeland Security re-awarded Raytheon a development, operations and maintenance contract on June 19. Under the contract, Raytheon will provide development and maintenance services for the .gov domain. The cybersecurity company will also help build DHS’s National Cybersecurity Protection System. The contract has a value of up to $1 billion over five years.
Woolpert Gets $40 Million Air Force Contract
The Air Force Special Operations Command named Woolpert, an engineering company based in Beavercreek, Ohio, the recipient of a $40 million contract. Under the contract, Woolpert will provide environmental planning, programming, architecture, and engineering services. Work for the indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract will begin this month and is expected to continue through May 2022.