Apptis Fails To Pry $39M DEA Project From Booz Allen

Law360, New York (October 27, 2010, 6:05 PM EDT) -- Apptis Inc. has failed to overturn the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration’s decision to award an information technology contract Apptis valued at $39 million to rival Booz Allen Hamilton.

On Tuesday the U.S. Government Accountability Office issued a decision denying Apptis’ protest over Booz Allen’s selection, giving credence to the DEA’s determination that Apptis’ slight technical superiority did not justify the burdensome price of its services.

Apptis, the incumbent under an existing IT services contract with the DEA, contended that the agency misjudged the competing proposals and...
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