GAO Kills General Dynamics' Protest Of $244M IBM Task Order

Law360, Chicago (February 17, 2012, 5:31 PM EST) -- The U.S. Government Accountability Office released a decision Friday denying General Dynamics Information Technology Inc.'s protest of the National Archives and Records Administration's award of a $244 million task order to IBM Corp. for electronic archiving services, finding the agency's evaluation was reasonable.

The GAO said in its Jan. 25 ruling that NARA's award to IBM was also consistent with its solicitation's terms and supported by the record, even though IBM's proposal was lower-rated and lower-priced than General Dynamics and the solicitation said technical considerations were...
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