Octo will provide satellite integration, technological refresh, and logistics support to the DISA Teleport Program Office supporting teleport satellite communications (SATCOM) sites worldwide.
August 24, 2021, 08:30 AM Eastern Daylight Time
RESTON, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Octo, the premier pure-play IT modernization provider for the Federal Government, announced today the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) has awarded Octo and Prime partner Kingfisher Systems, Inc. (Kingfisher) the Teleport Program Integration and Implementation (I&I), Logistics, and Configuration Management Support contract, valued at approximately $14 million over five years. DISA awarded the contract under the U.S. General Services Administration Information Technology Professional Multiple Award Schedule. Octo combined its satellite integration expertise with Kingfisher’s leadership in Mission Information Technology to support DISA at Fort George Meade, Maryland, DISA Headquarters Campus, DISA Field Command locations, and Department of Defense (DoD) Gateways.
DISA provides critical DoD Teleport System Gateway support to deployed forces by delivering seamless access to worldwide satellite communication services. In support of this program, Kingfisher’s operational and technical subject matter experts will provide program management, configuration management, information management, life cycle logistics, and implementation and integration services.
James Vant, General Manager of Octo’s Defense Business Unit, stated, “We are excited that we can continue to serve DISA in support of this critical mission. With Kingfisher, we combine our operational and subject matter expertise to deliver state-of-the-art modernization. We look forward to helping DISA keep up with evolving technology and provide worldwide support to the DoD Teleport System.”
Octo’s CEO Mehul Sanghani said, “DISA and DoD’s warfighter support missions make our nation safer. That Octo can contribute to this effort by implementing the power of cutting-edge technology is a true honor that reflects our technologists’ expertise and dedication to service. We look forward to working with Kingfisher to ensure access to critical satellite communication.”
Octo is a technology firm dedicated to solving the Federal Government’s most complex challenges, enabling agencies to jump the technology curve. We don’t just modernize. We create lasting change through best practices that help agencies implement and integrate at-scale next-generation technology and innovation. With a mission and service first mentality, we provide Agile, DevSecOps, Artificial Intelligence, Cybersecurity, Blockchain, Cloud, Open Source, and Data Science solutions, collaborating to solve customers’ pressing problems. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Octo delivers proven technology vital to the intelligence community and health care, defense, national security, and civilian agencies that directly impact our nation. Visit octoconsulting.com.
Ethan Meurlin, VP, Marketing & Corporate Partnerships, Octo