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Diligent Consulting Inc. Wins Air Force Network Contract

Diligent Consulting Inc. (Diligent), a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) Information Technology Services company headquartered in San Antonio, Texas announced today that it was awarded a $1.7M contract under the NETCENTS-2 Application Services Small Business IDIQ vehicle. The contract is with the Air Force Network (AFNet) Support Branch, Air Force Life Cycle Management Center (AFLCMC/HNID). Diligent and its teammate NCI Information Systems, Inc. will provide system administration, engineering and management support services for the Air Force Network Cyber Integration Division (CID), the Air Force Network Theater Deployable Communications (TDC), and the Gateway (GW), Integration and Test Facilities (ITFs) located at Hanscom AFB, MA.

The AFNet system is a multibillion dollar portfolio of Air Force programs that ensures effective design, deployment, and maintenance of the worldwide, fixed-base and deployable, high-speed, high-capacity, reliable, and secure digital communications infrastructure. The AFNet system consists of enterprise-wide tools, equipment, and media that provide traditional and wireless base network infrastructure, network monitoring, and network defense at all Active Duty Air Force (ADAF), Air Force Reserve (AFR) and ADAF co-located Air National Guard (ANG) bases worldwide.

“Diligent understands the criticality of the AFNet infrastructure as it provides the warfighter with full access to real-time Command and Control (C2) information for day-to-day operations and contingencies. As a NETCENTS-2 Prime Contractor, Diligent is extremely proud to be supporting our warfighters in every environment and location that the AFNet system operates in,” said Rick Riney, Diligent’s COO.

About Diligent

Founded in 2001 in San Antonio, TX, Diligent is a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) providing IT Solutions, Application Development and Modernization, Cyber and Intel Solutions and IT Professional Services to government and private sector clients. Having opened its “Software Center of Excellence” in 2011, Diligent leverages SEI-appraised Maturity Level 3 CMMI-DEV processes, Service-Oriented Architecture and Enterprise Architecture capabilities, and its Evolution Solution℠ to rapidly design, deploy, and maintain advanced software solutions. For more information, visit www.diligent-us.com.

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