Columbia, MD – December 21, 2012 – Onyx-Technica JV was informed today that it is one of the awardees of the Global Information Grid Services Management – Engineering, Transition and Implementation (GSM-ETI) contract. Through this Multiple Award Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract, Onyx-Technica JV will provide labor and equipment for the engineering, transition, and implementation needs of the Defense Information Systems Network (DISN) and related Global Information Grid (GIG) capabilities and services. The GSM-ETI contracts have a worldwide scope and an estimated combined ceiling value of $1.42 billion over the five-year period of performance if all option years are exercised.
“We are delighted to have been selected by DISA to support them on the GSM-ETI contract,” said Zaminah Williams, president and chief executive officer of Onyx. “We are looking forward to a long-lasting, mutually rewarding relationship with DISA and their Mission Partners throughout the Department of Defense and our JV partner Technica as well as our teammates.”
“We are grateful to Onyx for their role in this effort and for the leadership they bring to our Joint Venture in support of our long-standing customer,” said Miguel Collado, president and chief executive officer of Technica. “We look forward to working with Onyx along with such industry leaders and anchor partners as LGS Innovations (Alcatel-Lucent), Raytheon NetOps and Information Solutions (NIS), and Accenture Federal Services as well as numerous other outstanding Small and Large Business Partners in service of DISA and their Mission Partners.”
Onyx-Technica JV is a Mentor Protégé Joint Venture (JV) based on a Small Business Administration (SBA)-approved Mentor Protégé Agreement between Onyx Consulting Services LLC (the Protégé) and Technica Corporation (the Mentor). Onyx-Technica JV has assembled a team made up of both large and small businesses that, when combined, bring over 110 years of DISA experience to the agency. This experience provides the depth and breadth of understanding, along with the scope necessary, to support DISA-provided networks and infrastructure on a global basis. Their combined knowledge will be applied to the engineering of DISA-provided GIG services capabilities worldwide.
The Onyx-Technica JV team brings together some of the leading telecommunications and networking providers, premier research and development laboratories, and hardware and software integrators with commercial best practices as well thousands of patents for hardware, software, and processes. With globally recognized certifications the team is well positioned to serve the Department of Defense with the support necessary to carry out required engineering, transition/implementation, integration, connection approval, and information technology service management (ITSM) activities, in support of existing and future DISN networking capabilities.
About Onyx Consulting Services, LLC
Onyx Consulting Services, LLC is a small business dedicated to providing high quality engineering solutions to the Federal Government since 2007. The company provides Information Assurance and System Engineering services with expertise spanning the software development lifecycle to include System Architecture, Requirements, Integration & Test, Deployment and Sustainment in support of the Department of Defense. Onyx has successfully served clients by instituting Agile software leadership and decreasing time-to-market. Onyx is an SBA 8(a) certified, MBE, DBE, and Economically Disadvantaged Woman Owned Small Business (EDWOSB). For more information, please visit: www.onyxconsults.com.
About Technica Corporation
Technica Corporation has been providing exceptional professional services and innovative technology solutions to the Federal Government since 1991. The company specializes in a range of IT solutions from Systems Engineering to Information Assurance, and from Software Development to Product Solutions. From locations across the DC Metro area, Technica provides technological subject matter expertise, program management and business process knowledge as a trusted advisor in support of the Department of Defense and other federal agency customers. Technica is a veteran and minority-owned small disadvantaged business. For more information, please visit: www.technicacorp.com.