10-year contract with the
Defense Intelligence Agency
(Carmel, IN May 5, 2021)–Five Indiana-based companies: Leaf Software Solutions (Carmel), The Mako Group (Carmel), Lifeline Data Centers (Indianapolis), infosentience (Bloomington) and 3DGS (Carmel), will perform services on the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) Solutions for Information Technology Enterprise III (SITE III) Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract vehicle. This is a 10-year, $12.6 Billion contract.
The companies are part of a team and will be subcontractors to MetroStar, based in Reston, Virginia and currently planning a major expansion, with Midwest headquarters to be based in Indiana.
"This huge contract win is a testament to the combined talent that our MetroStar team brings when partnering with the capabilities of these Indiana companies,” explained Ali Reza Manouchehri, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of MetroStar. “We look forward to collaborating with more companies in Indiana and throughout the Midwest, and further showcasing the tremendous talent and expertise in the Bloomington and Indianapolis areas.”
“The Department of Defense is looking for teams just like this one; the combination of a large prime like MetroStar working hand-in-hand with
small, non-traditional businesses like Leaf Software Solutions, The Mako Group, Lifeline Data Centers, infosentience and 3DGS,” explained Mike Dodd, Advisory Board Chairman of Dioltas, which had an advisory role in building the winning team. “Collaboration and teamwork are the name of the game and MetroStar understands that when we combine forces, anything is possible.”
Dioltas is a global firm dedicated to providing design, implementation processes of superior technologies and next-generation security solutions to governments, global corporations, and organizations. Dioltas advises public and private clients on all facets of business strategy, planning, development, management, marketing, directorship, and obtaining access to capital markets in exchange for equity stakes in the companieand/or management fees. When a considerable gap in the marketplace is identified, Dioltas will also incubate or invest in a company in order to serve this market, create a unique solution for the identified market gap, and create new demand.
MetroStar is a leading IT services provider for the public sector. For over two decades, our people have powered innovation through our core capabilities and practice areas. MetroStar's focus on people and technology supports federal missions, including helping farmers feed America, ensuring humanitarian aid reaches refugees, and transforming how data is disseminated for the nation's leading data provider. Learn more about opportunities to partner with MetroStar and accelerate your technology mission.