TurningPoint/EMW Joint Venture (JV) has been selected as one of the seven awardees under the Global Information Grid Service Management – Engineering, Transition, and Implementation (GSM-ETI) indefinite delivery/indefinite quality (ID/IQ) contracts. The contract’s period of performance includes a base period of two years, one two-year option period and one one-year option period for a potential total period of five years. The sum total face value for all seven GSM-ETI contracts (the estimated contract ceiling value for the two-year base period) of this action is $568M. Furthermore, the sum total ceiling value of $1.42B is for all seven GSM-ETI contracts, which cannot be exceeded over the life of the potential five years. As a GSM-ETI contract holder, the Joint Venture will bid on tasks to provide the support necessary for the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) to carry out required engineering, transition/implementation, integration, connection approval and Information Technology (IT) service management activities, in support of existing and future Defense Information System Network (DISN) networking capabilities.


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The JV is a combination of two successful and complementary businesses, that possess the required skills and experience necessary to successfully deliver GSM Engineering, Transition, and Integration solutions to DISA, the Combatant Command (COCOMs), Services, and Agencies (CC/S/A).

The JV will use their combined experience and resources to drive the use of management best business practices and leading technologies to cost effectively deliver engineering, transition and integration services.

 “We are extremely excited and honored to be selected by DISA to contribute to their mission of enhancing the capabilities of the 21st century war fighter,” said Tony Bui, CEO of EMW.  

Bangalore Shivacharan, CEO of TurningPoint, is also very pleased with the win, “our strategy behind forming the TurningPoint/EMW Joint Venture was to deliver the full spectrum of global network and telecommunications services to meet all of the requirements of the ID/IQ. We are happy to have accomplished that and look forward to supporting DISA GMS-ETI tasks in the coming years.”

TurningPoint is a CMMI 3 appraised federal systems integrator offering specializations in telecom lifecycle management, Health IT, software development and integration, IT governance consulting, information assurance and cyber security, systems infrastructure support, and business process improvement. TurningPoint’s clients include the Department of Defense and various federal civilian agencies. TurningPoint was named 2012 ‘Technology Firm of the Year’ by Tech Council of Maryland, and ranked 38 on the 2011 ‘Fast 50’ ranking of the 50 fastest growing small businesses in the Government Market by Washington Technology. To learn more about TurningPoint, please visit www.tpgsi.com.

Formed in 1995 EMW is an ISO 9001: 2008 and 20000-1; 2005 certified systems integration company with clients including the Department of Defense, federal civilian agencies, and NATO. EMW offers lifecycle Systems Engineering and Technical Assistance (SETA), Engineering and Installation (E&I), and Operations and Maintenance (O&M) in the fields of Information Technology and Cloud Computing, Cyber Security and Information Assurance, Perimeter Security and Telecommunications Infrastructure. To learn more about EMW, please visit www.emw.com

About Turning Point Global Solutions

Headquartered in Rockville, MD, TurningPoint is a CMMI Maturity Level 3, independently appraised software engineering professional services firm that serves a diversified group of commercial and government customers, enabling them to generate value from their IT investments. TurningPoint achieves these results through the successful planning, development, integration, and maintenance of IT solutions, and by driving operational efficiencies into infrastructure operations. TurningPoint's focus is on providing high availability business applications that improve bottom-line results by streamlining high-transaction-volume, mission-critical business processes. For more information, visit www.tpgsi.com