Protest Delays $40M NASA Open Source Web Transition

Law360, New York (January 4, 2013, 6:38 PM EST) -- A bid protest has delayed a $40 million NASA contract intended to replace the agency's online content management system with an open source architecture, the U.S. Government Accountability Office said Friday.

The contract, awarded in December to InfoZen Inc., would use open source architecture to run NASA's 140 websites and 1,600 Web assets and applications. But eTouch Federal Systems LLC, which previously operated the agency's content management system architecture, filed a bid protest on Dec. 28 — delaying the new contract's start date until April and...
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