U.S. Transportation Command is discreetly getting ready for another shot at a cloud services contract after its arranged $950 million other exchange expert manage REAN Cloud flopped not long ago.
Sources revealed to FCW that a demand for the proposition is coming this year, potentially when September.
The order hosted a cloud industry day Aug. 14, finish with introductions on TRANSCOM’s Transportation Management System and long-haul cloud extends and in addition one-on-one gatherings with forthcoming bidders in O’Fallon, Ill., as per archives posted on FedBizOpps.
The calm approach is by all accounts an endeavor to be comprehensive and not rehash steps that may have imperiled the REAN contract, which the Government Accountability Office regarded defective in May.
TRANSCOM repealed its arrangement with REAN, which had been trimmed to $65 million in March after GAO supported Oracle’s dissent of inappropriate application of a take after on creation OTA
to acquire services and absence of rivalry. GAO proposed finishing the agreement and leading another obtainment.
The push of the mid-August occasion was to “take notes from various sellers on what they ought to do” to actualize cloud benefits, an industry delegate checking the obtainment told FCW. What’s more, subsequent to getting reproved by GAO, TRANSCOM is searching for an opportunity to redress steps that “might not have been right looking back,” the source said.
TRANSOM approached merchants about prescribed procedures for cloud oversaw services for expansive endeavors, relocations with various applications and old coding arrangements, as indicated by contracting records. The summon needs to relocate its whole endeavor, including characterized data, to the cloud and “move to DevOps culture,” as indicated by introduction slides appeared at the August occasion.
Industry delegates comfortable with the business day and obtainment revealed to FCW that around 300 to 400 individuals went to the occasion, with roughly 30 to 40 organizations spoke to, including cloud specialist co-ops, system integrators, autonomous software sellers, government and military workforce.
Amazon and Microsoft declined to remark on the business day, as did REAN Cloud, referring to its continuous merger with Hitachi Vantara. Prophet did not return demands for input.