Intellisource wins ODIN deal

NASA on Thursday awarded the latest Outsourcing Desktop Initiative for NASA

contract to Intellisource.

The company will provide services for the agency's final four centers to make the transition to outsourcing: Langley Research Center, Glenn Research Center, Dryden Flight Research Center and Ames Research Center.

Science Applications International Corp. will be a subcontractor on 10-year governmentwide hardware, software and services procurement initiative.

The total value of the four delivery orders is estimated at $123.7 million,

with options for additional sales, according to a NASA statement.

Services to be provided under ODIN, potentially a $13 billion governmentwide

acquisition contract, include comprehensive desktop computer, server, local-area

network, telephone, local video, administrative radio, remote communication

and public address services.

Intellisource, which was recently acquired by ACS Government Services,

already holds the $14 million ODIN contract for Goddard Space Flight Center

and has provided similar desktop outsourcing services at Glenn for several


SAIC was awarded contracts to provide $11 million in ODIN services at

the Health Care Financing Administration and a $20.1 million contract for

ODIN at NASA headquarters in Washington. D.C.

The breakdown

Following are the NASA centers' ODIN contractors and the contract's potential


* Goddard Space Flight Center, Intellisource (now ACS Government Services),

$14 million

* Health Care Financing Administration, SAIC (formerly Boeing Information

Services), $11 million

* Kennedy Space Center, OAO, $21 million

* Johnson Space Center, OAO, $75 million

* Marshall Space Flight Center, OAO, $41 million

* Stennis Space Center, OAO, $14 million

* NASA Headquarters, SAIC, $20.1 million

* Glenn Research Center, Intellisource/SAIC, $43.3 million

* Dryden Flight Research Center, Intellisource/SAIC, $15.8 million

* Langley Research Center, Intellisource/SAIC, $37.4 million

* Ames Research Center, Intellisource/SAIC, $27.2 million


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