NEWS


November 2022
11/23/2022 DISA continues to deliver tech modernization with DOD365 Integrated Phone System

In response to the Department of Defense’s growing need for a mobile, agile, global workforce that can operate from any location, the Defense Information Systems Agency will offer the DOD365 Integrated Phone System for enhanced workforce productivity and continuity of operations, by the end of November.

11/21/2022 DISA provides critical updates for warfighting capabilities at TechNet Pacific 2022

Early this month, Defense Information Systems Agency experts presented at the AFCEA TechNet Indo-Pacific conference in Honolulu, Hawaii, which focused on Pacific Rim defense issues.

11/10/2022 Partnerships necessary to bolster DISA, DOD CIO zero trust, JADC2 priorities

To remain competitive within the cyber domain against state actors like China and Russia, the Defense Information Systems Agency must continue establishing solid partnerships to accelerate and implement next-generation technology and innovative warfighter solutions

11/03/2022 The Power of Trusted Partnerships: Forecast to Industry 2022

The Power of Trusted Partnerships | Compete, Act and Win is the theme for this year’s Forecast to Industry 2022 event, which provides the Defense Information Systems Agency’s industry partners with in-depth information about acquisition issues .

October 2022
10/24/2022 New DISA leader strengthened interoperability of DOD and NATO networks

Army Brig. Gen. Joseph A. Papenfus started work as the new assistant to the director of the Defense Information Systems Agency on Sept. 1. In his new role, he helps lead a global organization of over 20,000 military, civilian and contractor personnel.

10/04/2022 DISA awards 4th Estate Cisco Software Enterprise Agreement to Iron Bow Technologies LLC

The Defense Information Systems Agency’s Joint Enterprise License Agreements Program Management Office awarded the 4th Estate Cisco Software Enterprise Agreement to Iron Bow Technologies LLC for a period of performance from June 21, 2022, to June 20, 2027, with a $743 million ceiling.

10/04/2022 DISA awards 4th Estate Cisco Software Enterprise Agreement to Iron Bow Technologies LLC

The Defense Information Systems Agency’s Joint Enterprise License Agreements Program Management Office awarded the 4th Estate Cisco Software Enterprise Agreement to Iron Bow Technologies LLC for a period of performance from June 21, 2022, to June 20, 2027, with a $743 million ceiling.

September 2022
09/19/2022 DISA names new Joint Enterprise Services Directorate senior executive

On Aug. 29, the Defense Information Systems Agency appointed Caroline Bean to the Senior Executive Service at DISA Headquarters at Fort George G. Meade, Maryland.

09/09/2022 DISA executive recounts pivotal moments on 9/11, pushes for Joint Operational Situational Awareness

On the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, Joseph Wassel anticipated a normal workday in the Pentagon as the assistant to the secretary of defense for Communications. When he heard about the first airplane hitting the World Trade Center in New York City, he went to the 24/7 operations center to assess the situation and by the time he returned to his office, a second plane had crashed.

August 2022
08/30/2022 DISA releases new Data Strategy Implementation Plan, pushes for improved data architecture

Defense Information Systems Agency leaders have recently released a new plan to improve the state of the agency’s data integration and utilization, information technology, and network capabilities.

08/30/2022 DISA 4th Estate Network Optimization Program scores high with migrated customers

The Defense Information Systems Agency’s 4th Estate Network Optimization Program Office conducted a DODNet Post-Migration Survey, resulting in a 4.1 out of 5.0 overall satisfaction score among nearly 950 users who have been migrated to the newly modernized information technology network, DODNet.

08/30/2022 DISA 4th Estate Network Optimization Program scores high with migrated customers

The Defense Information Systems Agency’s 4th Estate Network Optimization Program Office conducted a DODNet Post-Migration Survey, resulting in a 4.1 out of 5.0 overall satisfaction score among nearly 950 users who have been migrated to the newly modernized information technology network, DODNet.

08/16/2022 DISA Joint Service Provider hosts Cyber Awareness Forum with government and industry

The Defense Information Systems Agency Joint Service Provider’s Cyber Workforce Development Team hosted their quarterly Cyber Awareness Forum, July 21, for the workforce, vendors, customers and Department of Defense.

08/15/2022 DISA Pacific makes a splash at RIMPAC 2022

RIMPAC 2022 involved 26 nations totaling 38 surface ships, four submarines, nine national land forces, more than 170 aircraft and approximately 25,000 personnel operating around the Hawaii Islands and Southern California from June 29 to Aug. 4.

08/12/2022 DISA’s new collaborative lab environment fosters IT innovation

Recently, a small group of innovative leaders at DISA established DISAWERX, a virtual and physical lab where computer experts imagine new and inventive ways to digitally communicate more effectively and efficiently. The lab is open to all Department of Defense personnel with an interest in IT.

08/11/2022 Open Letter to Defense Information Systems Agency Contractors

SUBJECT: Accessing U.S. Government Information Systems and Government Furnished Equipment (GFE)

08/10/2022 DISA Central battle captain lends a helping hand at MacDill Air Force Base

The Gary Sinise Foundation visited MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, Florida July 8 to entertain the local service members, civilians and families with a performance from Gary Sinise and the Lt. Dan Band. Army Staff Sgt. Emmanuel Angulo, DISA Central battle captain, seized the opportunity to volunteer at the monumental event.

08/09/2022 DISA collaborates across the department to remove critical asset blind spots for a significant US security partner

The Defense Information Systems Agency Central Field Command, DISA Europe Defense Information Technology Contracting Organization, and U.S. Central Command Joint Security Office conducted a Fiscal Year ‘22 Higher Headquarters Assessment of four commercial cable landing stations for the United Arab Emirates.

08/03/2022 DISA Joint Service Provider promotes STEM careers with college students

To provide a gold standard level of service, Defense Information Systems Agency Joint Service Provider constantly looks for ways to leverage new and emerging technology solutions to proactively address customer needs and achieve the organization’s goal to “Enable. Every. Mission.”

08/03/2022 DISA encourages open dialogue with small business partners

The Defense Information Systems Agency is seeking feedback from its small business partners to learn the good, bad and ugly of their experiences during the solicitation and proposal process.

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