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NATIONAL CENTER FOR CRITICAL INFORMATION PROCESSING AND STORAGE (NCCIPS) – CONTRACT RECOMPETE PAGE

Welcome

Welcome to the home page for National Center for Critical Information Processing and Storage (NCCIPS) follow-on competition.  National Center for Critical Information Processing and Storage (NCCIPS) is a federal shared services data center, managed by the NASA Shared Services Center (NSSC), catering to federal customers via reimbursable interagency agreements (IAA).  This page will serve as the NSSC's official online resource for assisting firms interested in competing for an opportunity to provide the processing and storage capabilities associated with the NCCIPS facility.  As we move through the procurement process toward a planned award in June of 2018, this page will supplement the Federal Business Opportunities website and the NASA Acquisition Internet Service with pertinent information and updates to interested firms as that information becomes available.  Please see the Announcements quick link (on the right) for the latest news and most up-to-date releases.  The Document eLibrary (also on the right) will host all resources pertinent to the recompetition not residing on the Federal Business Opportunities website or the NASA Acquisition Internet Service.

Background

The National Center for Critical Information Processing and Storage (NCCIPS) is a federal shared services data center, managed by the NASA Shared Services Center (NSSC), catering to federal customers via reimbursable interagency agreements (IAA). NCCIPS is a 200,000 sq. ft. secure facility situated on a 64 acre campus within Stennis Space Center in southern Mississippi. NCCIPS and was a result of a 2005 Congressional initiative to provide secure processing and storage of nationally sensitive, critical, or classified data.

NCCIPS offers federal customers collocation services from a state-of-the-art data center. These on premise hosting services provide floor space and the supporting infrastructure (power, cooling, and fiber cable plant) with Service Level Agreements (SLAs) that historically have been met 99.999% of the time. NCCIPS offers 24x7x365 availability at a Tier III level, with complete redundancy in the electrical distribution system from the national grid to the rack level. Commercial power capacity is 32MVA, backed up by 21MW of diesel generator capacity and fifteen 1000KVA UPS.