VIENNA, Virginia, (November 17, 2008) — INDUS Corporation, a leading Federal Information Technology (IT) solutions provider, announced today that it is working as a significant subcontractor to Information Innovators, Inc. (Triple-i), the winning prime contractor for the Air Force Network Operations (AFNETOPS) Enterprise IT Service Desk (ESD) support task. The task was awarded to Triple-i by the Air Force contracting group at Tinker Air Force Base, Okla.
Under the task, Triple-i and INDUS are providing skilled personnel to support a virtual ESD that operates 24 hours per day, 7 days per week, year-round. The AFNETOPS ESD is replacing base-level Network Control Center (NCC) help desks at more than 100 Air Force bases, in multiple major commands, with a single, virtual help desk serving the entire Air Force enterprise network, worldwide. Work on this project is currently underway in San Antonio, Texas, and will expand physically to two other locations and connect virtually to a third location.
Kevin ″Axel″ Foley (Col, USAF Retired), the INDUS Vice President who heads up the company's Air Force business, is engaged with Triple-i and Air Force leadership to ensure that the Triple-i team delivers the support required to meet current and future mission needs.
″INDUS is very pleased to be part of the winning Triple-i team, and excited to be involved in this critical Air Force project,″ said Carleton Jones, INDUS' President. ″We look forward to continuing to grow our Air Force cyber warfare presence, supporting achievement of the Air Force mission to 'fly, fight and win . . . in Air, Space and Cyberspace.'