Spire Communications Teams with Agilex on CIO-SP3 Contracting Vehicle

Spire Communications Teams with Agilex on CIO-SP3 Contracting Vehicle

Spire Communications’ Marketing Services Now Available through Ten-Year Technology-Focused GWAC with $20B Ceiling

Washington, D.C., October 16, 2012 – Spire Communications, an integrated public relations and strategic communications firm, today announced that it is part of the Agilex team selected as one of the awardees for the Chief Information Officers – Solutions and Partners 3 (CIO-SP3) Small Business government-wide acquisition contract (GWAC). Agilex is a leading provider of mission and technology solutions to the national and homeland security, healthcare and public sectors.

The CIO-SP3 Small Business contract, which is administered by the National Institutes of Health Information Technology Acquisition and Assessment Center (NITAAC), is a ten-year, multi-award indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract with a $20B ceiling. Under authorization from the Office of Management & Budget, the CIO-SP3 contract is available to any federal agency, including the Department of Defense, requiring a broad range of IT services and solutions.

“CIO-SP3 is a valuable vehicle for federal agencies. CIO-SP3 allows them to quickly reach a highly-qualified bidding pool of vendors that can help them meet their information technology challenges – ranging from development and solutions planning, all the way through to related communications needs,” said Ivy Eckerman, Spire Communications’ president and CEO. “We’re excited to partner with Agilex and the other businesses that comprise the Agilex team. The combination of skills, expertise and professionalism on this team bodes well for the success of this contract.”

Spire Communications’ experience in the federal government includes communications and marketing engagements for the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, the Federal Health Architecture, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA).

The Agilex team is authorized under the contract to provide IT services and solutions across nine task areas: IT services for biomedical research, health sciences and healthcare; chief information officer support; outsourcing; IT operations and maintenance; integration services; critical infrastructure protection and information assurance; digital government; enterprise resource planning; and software development. To learn more about Agilex’s support for the CIO-SP3 contract, please visit www.Agilex.com/CIOSP3.

About Spire Communications

Spire Communications is a woman-owned firm providing public relations, strategic communications, advertising, Web design, graphic design and legislative affairs consulting services. Spire has worked on some of the most commanding communications teams in the government and the private sector. The company’s talent and expertise focuses on communicating enterprise-wide technology programs in business and government. For more information, visit www.spirecomm.com.