DON announces change in
the NGEN-R award schedule
Media Release: 001-2017-NEN
By PEO EIS Public Affairs
Arlington, Va. (Sept. 20, 2017) - The
Department of the Navy (DON) is announcing an adjustment in the award schedule
of the Next Generation Enterprise Network Re-compete (NGEN-R) primary
contracts, which are the evolutionary follow-on to the current Next Generation
Enterprise Network (NGEN) contract.
is the follow-on to the current NGEN contract that provides information
technology (IT) services to Navy and Marine Corps Continental United States
(CONUS) users via the Navy Marine Corps Intranet (NMCI) and the Marine Corps
Enterprise Network (MCEN). NGEN-R will also provide IT services to Navy Outside
of the Continental United States (OCONUS) users via the OCONUS Navy Enterprise
NGEN-R primary contracts are:
End User Hardware (EUHW)
covering hardware-as-a-service and hardware-for-purchase
Service Management, Integration, and
Transport (SMIT) covering print services, software core build services, service
desk and computer network defense
of awarding the two primary contracts by June 2018 as originally announced, the
NGEN-R acquisition schedule has been modified for contract awards in late 2018.
The EUHW contract is now slated for a November 2018 award. The SMIT contract
award will be in December 2018.
schedule change allows for the implementation of a new “sprint” contract
development process that includes significant interaction with industry through
weekly industry conference calls, one-on-one industry question and answer sessions,
and a forthcoming Engineering Day. The increased Industry interaction
encourages and promotes industry input early on in the process to develop better
acquisition documents for government and industry alike.
details regarding the NGEN-R schedule modification will be discussed at a media
roundtable next week. The date and time of the roundtable will be announced at
a later date.
Program Executive Office for Enterprise Information
The Program Executive Office for Enterprise Information
Systems (PEO EIS) oversees a portfolio of enterprise-wide information
technology (IT) programs designed to enable common business processes and
provide standard IT capabilities to Sailors at sea, Marines in the field and
their support systems. Established in the spring of 2006, the PEO ensures these
programs maximize value to the warfighter by balancing cost with the capability
delivered to the end user.
Naval Enterprise Networks
The Naval Enterprise Networks
(NEN) Program Office manages the acquisition life-cycle of the Department of
the Navy’s (DON) enterprise-wide information technology (IT) services, networks and service delivery. NEN’s network portfolio includes the Navy
Marine Corps Intranet (NMCI) and the Base Level Information Infrastructure (BLII)
for the Outside of the Continental United States (OCONUS) Navy Enterprise
Network (ONE-Net). The NEN service portfolio includes services and functions aligned with network,
enterprise, cybersecurity and end user hardware service areas.
The NGEN Re-compete (NGEN-R) activity is being planned and
executed on behalf of PEO EIS.
Navy Marine Corps Intranet
Marine Corps Intranet (NMCI) is the Department of the Navy’s (DON) shore-based
enterprise network in the continental United States and Hawaii, providing a
single integrated, secure information technology (IT) environment for reliable,
stable information transfer. NMCI represents about 70 percent of all DON IT
operations and is second only to the Internet in size. NMCI revolutionized the
way the DON does business in both classified and unclassified environments. It
brought standardization to network operations, data security, technical support
and real-time communications across every level of the Navy and Marine Corps by
establishing common hardware, software and operating systems. As a result, the
DON achieved: Increased productivity, greater interoperability and enhanced
Information Assurance (IA) security.
Next Generation Enterprise Network
The Next Generation Enterprise Network
(NGEN) is the current DON enterprise-wide information technology (IT) services
contract vehicle used to provide network services to the Navy Marine Corps
Intranet (NMCI) and the Marine Corps Enterprise Network (MCEN). The NGEN
contract was awarded on June 27, 2013 and has a period of performance end date
of June 26, 2018.
Next Generation Enterprise Network Re-compete
The Next Generation Enterprise Network
Re-compete (NGEN-R) is the follow-on to the current
NGEN contract. NGEN-R will provide enterprise-wide information technology (IT)
services to the Navy Marine Corps Intranet (NMCI), Marine Corps Enterprise
Network (MCEN), and the Outside of the Continental United States Navy
Enterprise Network (ONE-Net).