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By Light Professional IT Services, Inc. Supporting DISA existing and future DISN global networking capabilities

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ARLINGTON, Va. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) has selected By Light Professional IT Services, Inc. as one of seven awardees in the Small Business Set-Aside (SBSA) category for the Global Information Grid (GIG) Services Management (GSM) Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity, Multiple Award contract to support Engineering, Transition and Implementation (ETI) capabilities. The GSM-ETI contractors will provide worldwide support necessary to carry out engineering, transition, implementation, integration, connection approval and Information Technology (IT) service management activities in support of the existing and future Defense Information System Network (DISN) global network capabilities. 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. The multiple award indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract includes a mix of firm-fixed-price, fixed-price with incentive, cost-plus-incentive-fee, cost-plus and fixed-fee pricing plans. The DISA GSM-ETI Program Office is headquartered at Fort Meade, MD, with multiple support locations worldwide.

“By Light is honored to be selected for this critical program, which we regard as a great opportunity to support DISA in bringing enhanced capabilities in support of our warfighters around the world,” said Bob Donahue, President of By Light Professional IT Services, Inc.

“We have assembled a world-class team of telecommunications and engineering professionals, field service representatives, and managed service solution providers. By Light is excited for the opportunity to cost-effectively leverage our team’s extensive DISN expertise and capabilities in support of GSM-ETI requirements,” said Don Cole, By Light Senior Vice President and ETI Program Manager. By Light has established a Program Office in Annapolis Junction, MD to support DISA’s GSM-ETI Program office.

By Light Core teammates include CACI, Inc., CGI Federal, Inc., Global Broadband Solutions, LLC, SNR Systems, LLC, Verizon (Federal Network Systems, LLC), and other specialized large and small businesses.

By Light Professional IT Services, Inc. is an ISO 9001:2008 registered and certified Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) specializing in optical and wireless network design/implementation, software systems engineering, contingency communications, federal healthcare IT support, satellite communications, and information assurance. By Light helps customers achieve mission success by integrating best commercial practices with critical real-world expertise to design innovative solutions that bridge the gap between legacy and emerging technologies. We serve defense, civilian, and commercial customers worldwide. For more information, visit

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