Internal Revenue Service Selects Contractors for Total Information Processing Support Services TIPSS-4 Information Technology Services (ITS)

Mar 28, 2011, 10:33 ET from QinetiQ North America

MCLEAN, Va., March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The IRS competed its long-time IT services-related suite of indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contracts, called TIPSS-4 ITS, which have a 10-year period of performance (one base year and nine one-year options). These contracts are the primary procurement vehicles for technology-related services within the Internal Revenue Service and other Treasury bureaus.

33 companies were selected as prime contractors on this multiple award contract among the industry's best competitors. They will be providing support which encompasses a large spectrum of services concerning local microcomputer applications to large-scale integrated legacy systems, and newly developed systems, as well as security services and program management.

The TIPSS-4 ITS contract is designed to provide the state of the art, modern technology services throughout the period of performance of the contract. As one of the selections, QinetiQ North America provides technology services.

"Being selected for this award from among some of the industry's largest and most competitive firms is a true indication of our advanced technology-based capabilities, and the quality of service our government partners are confident we can provide," says Dr. Stephen Cambone, president of QinetiQ North America's Mission Solutions Group. "We are up for the challenge and are excited to be supporting the IRS."

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