24 May, 2007
Highly sought contract will result in issuance of 400,000 IDs at 40+ agencies
By Marisa Torrieri, Contributing Editor
Vendors who make FIPS 201-compliant products have spent the first quarter of 2007 aggressively courting federal agencies while waiting to see who will get a piece of the anticipated $100 million contract as part of the General Services Agency’s Shared Services Provider program.
For months, stakeholders in all corners eagerly anticipated the GSA’s announcement of the award for its SSP program. As we prepared to go to press with this issue of re:ID, the award was finally announced. The consortium of companies led by EDS was selected for the five-year. $66 million deal.
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