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GAO Denies Protest by Incentive Technology Group of Arlington, Virginia
WASHINGTON, Nov. 6 -- The Government Accountability Office has issued a decision denying a bid protest filed by Incentive Technology Group of Arlington, Virginia.

According to the GAO, Incentive Technology Group "protests the exclusion of its proposal from the competition by the Department of the Air Force under request for proposals (RFP) No. FA8771-17-R-1000 for information technology (IT) services. Incentive argues that the agency unreasonably evaluated its proposal under the technical experience factor."

The bid protest decision (B-415716.30) was issued on Aug. 13, 2019 (https://www.gao.gov/products/B-415716.30).

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GAO Denies Protest by JHC Technology of Oxon Hill, Maryland
WASHINGTON, Nov. 6 -- The Government Accountability Office has issued a decision denying a bid protest filed by JHC Technology of Oxon Hill, Maryland.

According to the GAO, JHC Technology "protests the establishment of a blanket purchase agreement (BPA) under the General Services Administration (GSA) Federal Supply Schedule (FSS) with Govplace, Inc., of Reston, Virginia, under request for quotations (RFQ) No. 70SBUR19Q00000040, which was issued by the Department of Homeland Security, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) for commercial cloud computing services. The protester ... Show Full Article

GAO Denies Protest by Red River Science & Technology of Lawton, Oklahoma
WASHINGTON, Nov. 2 -- The Government Accountability Office has issued a decision denying a bid protest filed by Red River Science and Technology of Lawton, Oklahoma.

According to the GAO, Red River Science & Technology "protests the issuance of an order to Bowhead Operations & Maintenance Solutions, LLC, a small disadvantaged business of Alexandria, Virginia, under request for proposals (RFP) No. W52P1J-19-R-0003, issued by the Department of the Army, Army Materiel Command for logistics support services at Fort Jackson, South Carolina. Red River challenges the Army's evaluation of its past performance ... Show Full Article

GAO Denies Protest by Arrowpoint of McLean, Virginia
WASHINGTON, Nov. 2 -- The Government Accountability Office has issued a decision denying a bid protest filed by Arrowpoint of McLean, Virginia.

According to the GAO, Arrowpoint "protests the award of a contract to Tiber Creek Consulting, Inc., of Fairfax, Virginia, under request for proposals (RFP) No. W81K04-18-R-0005, issued by the Department of the Army for medical operational data systems (MODS) support services. Arrowpoint alleges that the agency unreasonably evaluated proposals and improperly made its source selection decision."

The bid protest decision (B-417375.2,B-417375.3) was issued ... Show Full Article

GAO Denies Protest by Arrowpoint of McLean, Virginia
WASHINGTON, Nov. 2 -- The Government Accountability Office has issued a decision denying a bid protest filed by Arrowpoint of McLean, Virginia.

According to the GAO, Arrowpoint "protests the award of a contract to Tiber Creek Consulting, Inc., of Fairfax, Virginia, under request for proposals (RFP) No. W81K04-18-R-0005, issued by the Department of the Army for medical operational data systems (MODS) support services. Arrowpoint alleges that the agency unreasonably evaluated proposals and improperly made its source selection decision."

The bid protest decision (B-417375.2,B-417375.3) was issued ... Show Full Article

GAO Denies Protest by DirectViz Solutions of Chantilly, Virginia
WASHINGTON, Nov. 2 -- The Government Accountability Office has issued a decision denying a bid protest filed by DirectViz Solutions of Chantilly, Virginia.

According to the GAO, DirectViz Solutions "protests the award of a task order to AMAR Health IT, LLC (AHIT), of Fairfax, Virginia, under request for proposals (RFP) No. 831711711, issued by the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) for business and technical support services. DVS alleges that DISA did not take meaningful corrective action in response to the firm's previous protest, unreasonably evaluated its proposal, and improperly made ... Show Full Article

GAO Dismisses Protest by Quasar Global Technologies of Lancaster, Pennsylvania
WASHINGTON, Nov. 2 -- The Government Accountability Office has issued a decision dismissing a bid protest filed by Quasar Global Technologies of Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

According to the GAO, Quasar Global Technologies "protests the Department of Veterans Affairs' (VA) evaluation of its technical quotation under request for quotations (RFQ) No. 36C24419Q0681 (RFQ 0681), for triennial breaker testing at the VA Pittsburgh Medical Center, and the VA's decision to cancel the RFQ, a set-aside for SDVOSBs. Quasar also challenges the agency's decision to procure the requirement on an unrestricted basis ... Show Full Article

GAO Denies Protest by EDCCENTECH Group of McLean, Virginia
WASHINGTON, Oct. 30 -- The Government Accountability Office has issued a decision denying a bid protest filed by EDCCENTECH Group of McLean, Virginia.

According to the GAO, EDCCENTECH Group "protests the exclusion of its proposal from the competition by the Department of the Air Force under request for proposals (RFP) No. FA8771-17-R-1000 for information technology (IT) services."

The bid protest decision (B-415716.25) was issued on May 24, 2019 (https://www.gao.gov/products/B-415716.25).

In its findings, the GAO said: "Protest challenging the agency's evaluation of protester's technical proposal ... Show Full Article

GAO Denies in Part Protest by Global Dynamics of Columbia, Maryland
WASHINGTON, Oct. 30 -- The Government Accountability Office has issued a decision denying in part and dismissing in part a bid protest filed by Global Dynamics of Columbia, Maryland.

According to the GAO, Global Dynamics "protests the terms of task order proposal request (TOPR) No. FA2823-19-R-6022, issued by the Department of the Air Force for the provision of 11 health care workers to provide medical services at Eglin Air Force Base (AFB) Medical Treatment Facility Surgical Clinic. Global Dynamics argues that the TOPR is beyond the scope of its underlying indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity ... Show Full Article

GAO Denies Protest by NCI Information Systems of Reston, Virginia
WASHINGTON, Oct. 29 -- The Government Accountability Office has issued a decision denying a bid protest filed by NCI Information Systems of Reston, Virginia.

According to the GAO, NCI Information Systems "protests the issuance of a task order to AECOM Management Services, Inc. (AECOM), of Germantown, Maryland, pursuant to request for proposals (RFP) RS3-18-R-0078, issued by the Department of the Army for systems engineering and technical assistance services. NCI challenges various aspects of the agency's source selection process, including the agency's evaluation under the technical and cost/price ... Show Full Article

GAO Denies Protest by BHB, Indiana Associates of Washington, D.C.
WASHINGTON, Oct. 25 -- The Government Accountability Office has issued a decision denying a bid protest filed by BHB and Indiana Associates of Washington, D.C.

According to the GAO, BHB and Indiana Associates "protests the terms of Request for Lease Proposals (RLP) No. 6DC0335 issued by the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) for the lease of office space. The protester challenges certain terms of the RLP as unduly restrictive of competition."

The bid protest decision (B-417760,B-417760.2,B-417760.3,B-417760.4) was issued on Oct. 9, 2019 (https://www.gao.gov/products/B-417760,B-417760.2,B-417760.3,B-417760.4).

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