enterprise IT as a service (EITaaS)

Staff Sgt. Anthony Sullivan and Airman 1st Class Michael Dupre clean computers with an air pressure machine in Southwest Asia, March 19, 2012. To better support base communication needs, the 380th Expeditionary Communications Squadron ordered more than 200 used computers from bases that closed within the Air Forces Central area of responsibility. Before being issued, they were cleaned and checked to be in compliance with the wing’s network standards. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Arian Nead)

Air Force grappling with budgetary implications of enterprise IT as a service

An aim of the multibillion-dollar EITaaS program is to outsource basic information-technology efforts to free up airmen for other tasks.
Burke Baker, a technical director from the 2nd Audiovisual Squadron, operates a switch board in support of the Advanced Battle Management System (ABMS) Onramp 2, Aug. 31, 2020 at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Daniel Hernandez)

Losing bidders protest Air Force’s $5.7B Enterprise IT as a Service award to CACI

Accenture, Peraton and Science Applications International Corp. each filed their protests Friday with the Government Accountability Office.
Lauren Knausenberger, U.S. Air Force chief information officer, greets U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Adam Williams, 52nd Communications Squadron commander, in front of Club Eifel on Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, July 21, 2021. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Ali Stewart)

Contract award imminent for EITaaS Wave 1, Air Force CIO says

Wave 1 of Enterprise IT as a Service will provide improved and consolidated service desks as well as a catalog for more than 700,000 users worldwide.