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DISA APS RME Prime Contract Awarded

December 28, 2018

Zentek has been awarded the Defense Systems Information Agency (DISA) Risk Management Executive (RME) Agency Program Support (APS) Call Order. The DISA RME provides Financial Management, Contracting, and Workforce Management support services for the DISA Director’s staff and Fifth Estate Center (FEC) organizations. Zentek has been contracted to deliver Financial Management and Acquisition & Contract Management support across the eleven FEC organizations for the DISA Executive Deputy Director (DDE).  Zentek’s President, Bill Calvo, stated that “This win is a great kick-off to 2019, we are excited about supporting our new customer and continuing to grow in other areas within DoD.”

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HHS NIH CIO-SP3 8(a) GWAC Awarded

December 19, 2018

Zentek is pleased to announce that they are a part of the IPKeys winning team on the Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) National Institute of Health (NIH) Chief Information Officer Solutions and Partners 3 (CIO-SP3) 8(a) Small Business GWAC contract. The GWAC offers a wide range of IT services spanning ten task areas and includes 137 labor categories for task orders in support of everything IT. The period of performance expires on 06/29/2022 and the overall ceiling is $20 billion.

For more information about the CIO-SP3 GWAC, visit the NIH NITAAC website: https://nitaac.nih.gov/services/cio-sp3-small-business or contact us at info@zentekconsulting.com.

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MDA TEAMS Business Operations Contract Awarded

December 12, 2018

Zentek has been awarded a subcontract on the Missile Defense Agency’s (MDA) Technical, Engineering, Advisory, and Management Support (TEAMS) Business Operations Advisory and Assistance Services contract. Zentek will deliver Strategic Budget Planning, Financial Analysis, and Business Financial Management (BFM) services.

Zentek has supported this effort as an ECS Team member since 2011 and is proud to continue supporting this effort as part of the Veterans Technology, LLC (VetTech) winning team. All services are performed onsite at the MDA Dahlgren, VA location.

For more information about Zentek, contact us at info@zentekconsulting.com.

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Navy SeaPort-NxG Prime Contract Awarded

December 03, 2018

Zentek was awarded a prime contract for the Navy’s SeaPort Next Generation (SeaPort-NxG) Indefinite-Delivery, Indefinite-Quantity (IDIQ) Multiple-Award Contract (MAC). SeaPort-NxG has a five-year base period of performance with an additional five-year ordering period option. The Government estimates that approximately $5 billion of services will be procured per year via orders issued under SeaPort-NxG. This work will fall under two categories, Engineering Support Services and Program Management Support Services, which are further divided into 23 functional areas.

“For the past 10 years, SeaPort-e has been one of Zentek’s most valuable contract vehicles,” said Bill Calvo, Zentek’s President, “We look forward to continuing to provide services that result in cost savings, cost avoidance, and the recapture of excess funds for the Government.”

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Army ITES-3S Contract Awarded

September 26, 2018

Zentek is pleased to announce that they are a part of a winning team on both the Unrestricted and Small-Business Army Information Technology Enterprise Solutions 3 Services (ITES-3S) $12.1 billion Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract vehicle. ITES-3’s services scope encompasses areas of enterprise IT that include Cybersecurity, Integration, Consolidation, Telecommunications, Supply Chain Management, Operations and Maintenance, Business Process Engineering, and Education and Training. It has a five-year base term with four individual one-year option periods.

For more information about the ITES-3S IDIQ, visit the Army CHESS website https://chess.army.mil/Contract/Program?Name=ITES-3S or contact us at info@zentekconsulting.com

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DISA APS BPA Contract Awarded

April 05, 2018

Zentek Consulting, Inc. is pleased to announce that they are one of five (5) companies recently awarded a five (5) year Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) to provide Agency Program Support (APS) to the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA). This award has a combined potential value of $350 million and involves providing professional support services across the following seven (7) functional areas: Acquisition and Contract Management Support, Asset Management Support, Continuity Management Support, Directorate Security Support, Financial Management Support, Information Resources Support, and Program Management Support.

Founded in 2004 and headquartered in the Washington DC metropolitan area, Zentek is a small-disadvantaged business with over 14 years of experience delivering Financial Management, Cybersecurity, Program Management, and IT services to the Department of Defense and Civilian Agencies. Bob Haas, Zentek Senior Vice President said, “Zentek’s proven methods minimize risk, quickly remove barriers to success, and instill confidence in our clients when facilitating the implementation of government directives and decisions. We are very excited to have been awarded a highly competitive and crucial support contract and look forward to supporting DISA’s mission”.

For more information about the DISA APS BPA Contract, contact us at info@zentekconsulting.com.

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ISO 9001:2015 Certification Achieved

February 26, 2018

Zentek has achieved ISO 9001:2015 Certification, reflecting the company-wide commitment to high quality standards and continuous improvement. The scope of Zentek’s ISO certification includes information technology and business consulting solutions, specializing in Cybersecurity, Network Engineering, and Business Financial Management.

“We have always believed that achieving ISO 9001 certification is much more than just checking off a prerequisite in preparation for a future RFP”, according to Bill Calvo, President. “Our successful transition from the 2008 standard to the 2015 standard is a testament to our continued commitment to continuous enhancement of systems and processes that will support our organization for many more years to come.“

To achieve this certification, Zentek demonstrated that both management and operational practices have been implemented to ensure that high quality products and services are delivered. Supported by an ISO 9001 Quality Management System (QMS), Zentek is able to deliver superior solutions to customers, and directly influence satisfaction and retention.

In addition to supporting customer-facing objectives, internally Zentek is devoted to systems and processes that facilitate growth – improved communications, organizational awareness and accountability, process integration, and audit readiness.

For more information about Zentek, contact us at info@zentekconsulting.com.

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DISA ENCORE III IDIQ Contract Awarded

February 22, 2018

Zentek is pleased to announce that they are a part of the ECS winning team on the ENCORE III Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract vehicle from the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA). The ECS Team was awarded one of the ENCORE III Full and Open Suite of IDIQ contracts that are valued at $17.5 billion over their period of performance. ENCORE III has both a five-year base term and five-year option period.

Zentek’s President, Bill Calvo, stated “ENCORE III is DISA’s premier contract vehicle and we are excited to be a part of the ECS Team and will actively compete for upcoming task orders and help market the ENCORE III vehicle to external customers.”

As part of the ECS Team, Zentek will assist the government by providing IT solutions for the development, installation, fielding, training, operation, and life-cycle management of components and systems in the operational environments of Combatant Commands and their subordinate components, the US Armed Forces, defense agencies, the Office of the Secretary of Defense, and other federal agencies.

For more information about the DISA ENCORE III IDIQ Contract, contact us at info@zentekconsulting.com.

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GSA 8(a) STARS II GWAC Awarded

June 13, 2017

Zentek has been awarded the GSA 8(a) STARS II GWAC contract, providing an easy to use Technology Solutions contracting option for our federal agency customers. 8(a) STARS II provides flexible access to our 8(a) small business through an established contract vehicle, which will save time and money when compared with using traditional, open market methods. The scope of the 8(a) STARS II GWAC is centered on simple to complex IT service solutions such as Information Assurance, Cybersecurity, Virtualization, Help Desk Support, and more.  The three Constellation I Functional Areas (FAs) awarded to Zentek include:

  • Computer Systems Design Services (NAICS 541512)
  • Computer Facilities Management Services (NAICS 541513)
  • Other Computer Related Services (NAICS 541519)

The 8(a) STARS II contract vehicle allows for directed task orders up to $4 Million, including options.

For more information about STARS II, visit the GSA website: https://www.gsa.gov/8astars2 or contact us at info@zentekconsulting.com.

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Army ACCENT Contract Awarded

May 03, 2017

Zentek is pleased to announce that they are a part of the IPKeys winning team on the Army Cloud Computing Enterprise Transformation (ACCENT) contract.  Zentek’s BD Executive, Kristin Hilbert, stated “We look forward to putting our Cloud Services expertise to work, assisting Army customers in modernizing and migrating Army enterprise systems and applications to commercial and government cloud environments.” The Blanket Ordering Agreement (BOA) has an overall ceiling of $247.7 million over the three-year period of performance.

For more information about the ACCENT BOA, visit the Army CHESS website: https://chess.army.mil/Contract/ELA/1501525 or contact us at info@zentekconsulting.com.

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Highly Adaptive Cybersecurity Services (HACS) SINs Awarded

April 27, 2017

Zentek, a certified 8(a) small business provider of Cybersecurity and Information Technology (IT) services, has been awarded two Highly Adaptive Cybersecurity Services (HACS) Special Item Numbers (SINs) on GSA IT Schedule 70.  SIN 132-45A Penetration Testing involves Zentek SME’s mimicking real-world attacks and working to identify methods of circumventing the existing security features of an application, system, or network.  SIN 132-45D Risk and Vulnerability Assessment services supports the assessment of threats and vulnerabilities, determines deviations from acceptable configurations, enterprise or local policy, assesses the level of risk, and develops and/or recommends appropriate mitigation countermeasures in operational and non-operational situations.

The HACS SINs are immediately available for the rapid procurement and deployment of Cybersecurity services by all federal, state, and local customers via GSA eBuy and GSA Advantage.

For information on how to order, visit the GSA HACS SIN webpage:  https://www.gsa.gov/portal/content/151154 or contact us at info@zentekconsulting.com.

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ISO 9001:2008 Surveillance Audit Completed

March 8, 2017

Zentek achieved ISO 9001:2008 certification in April 2016, and most recently completed and passed its first annual surveillance audit, illustrating that they are committed to the continuous improvement of their processes, including those that support their Quality Management System. Zentek continues to invest in the maintenance of their ISO 9001 :2008 certification through the implementation of identified improvements that result from findings of annual internal audits and external surveillance audits.  As a result, Zentek is ISO 9001:2008 certified through September 2018.

For more information about Zentek, contact us at info@zentekconsulting.com.

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Business Financial Management Support Contract Awarded at Missile Defense Agency

March 7, 2017

Zentek is a member of the ECS-Federal Team that was recently awarded a bridge contract to provide Strategic Budget Planning, Financial Analysis, and Business Financial Management (BFM) support to the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) for a period of five months.

Zentek has supported this effort as an ECS Team member since 2011. All services are performed onsite at the MDA Dahlgren, VA location.

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Zentek Consulting, Inc. Created From Provideo Management, Inc.

January 1, 2017

Bill Calvo, President and founder of Provideo Management, Inc., has announced that the company will officially change its name to Zentek Consulting, Inc. effective immediately.

The new name (‘Zentek’) illustrates the evolution of the company as a services provider focused on delivering best-of-breed Cybersecurity, IT, and Financial Management solutions through a flexible and collaborative approach. Zentek is aligned and revitalized around it’s mission to minimize risk and quickly remove barriers to success, while delivering customers ‘peace of mind’ as their trusted and reliable technology partner. Mr. Calvo explains, “We are still the same company working diligently to deliver on our promises. We will continue to get the job done.”

The updated website can be found at: ww.zentekconsulting.com

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Financial Management Contract Awarded at Marine Corps Systems Command

September 21, 2016

Zentek (formerly Provideo Management, Inc.) has been awarded a prime contract to provide Business Financial Management (BFM) support to Marine Corps Systems Command (MCSC) Office of the Assistant Deputy Commander for Financial Management (ADCFM) and the Program Offices.

According to Zentek’s President, Bill Calvo, “There are not many wins as satisfying to the leadership team as the award of a follow-on contract. When we are honored with the business of returning customers it confirms that we are achieving our objectives to deliver quality and efficiency at a competitive price point, and we have the right people, systems, and processes in place to support us”.

Zentek has supported MCSC Comptrollers with complex financial analysis and accounting reconciliation as a prime contractor since 2014 and as a subcontractor from 2011-2014.

For more information about Zentek, contact us at info@zentekconsulting.com.

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GSA Schedule 70 Awarded

April 21, 2016

Zentek (formerly Provideo Management, Inc.), a certified 8(a) small business provider of Cybersecurity and Information Technology (IT) services, has been awarded a General Services Administration (GSA) Schedule 70 prime contract. Schedule 70 is a large indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) multiple award schedule (MAS) used widely by the U.S. federal government to procure IT products, services, and solutions from industry.

As a GSA Schedule 70 prime, Zentek is able to offer technology solutions and professional consulting under special item number (SIN) 132-51 “Information Technology Professional Services” to our defense and federal customers. “Zentek has delivered IT products and services to the government for some time, but with Schedule 70 in our portfolio our credibility is evident immediately in that we have been pre-qualified to offer these services. A streamlined procurement cycle benefits everyone involved in the government acquisition process and we are proud to be a factor in this equation”, stated Bill Calvo, President Provideo Management Inc.

Zentek offers technical consulting services on the GSA IT Schedule 70 under contract # GS-35F-258DA.

Government agencies may obtain information about Zentek’s GSA Schedule 70 contract services by contacting us at info@zentekconsulting.com.

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ISO 9001:2008 Certification Achieved

April 5, 2016

Zentek (formerly Provideo Management, Inc.) has achieved ISO 9001:2008 Certification, reflecting the company-wide commitment to high quality standards and continuous improvement. The scope of Zentek’s ISO certification includes information technology and business consulting solutions, specializing in Cybersecurity, Network Engineering, and Business Financial Management.

“We have always believed that achieving ISO 9001 certification is much more than just checking off a prerequisite in preparation for a future RFP”, according to Bill Calvo, President. “Our leadership team’s investment in quality and the corporate culture that has evolved from this vision is a testament to our commitment to continuous enhancement of systems and processes that will support our organization for years to come. “

To achieve this certification, Zentek demonstrated that both management and operational practices have been implemented to ensure that high quality products and services are delivered. Supported by an ISO 9001 Quality Management System (QMS), Zentek is  able to deliver superior solutions to customers, and directly influence satisfaction and retention.

In addition to supporting customer-facing objectives, internally Zentek is devoted to systems and processes that facilitate growth – improved communications, organizational awareness and accountability, process integration, and audit readiness.

For more information about Zentek, contact us at info@zentekconsulting.com.

 

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SPAWAR 8(a) Multiple Award Contract (MAC) Awarded

November 07, 2014

Zentek (formerly Provideo Management, Inc.) was awarded a five year prime Multiple Award Contract (MAC) from Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic (SPAWARSYSCEN), Charleston. This contract supports the procurement of Commercial-Off-The-Shelf (COTS) Private Branch Exchange (PBX) equipment, Routers, Switches, and accessories (including non-ESI software licensing and hardware maintenance, associated incidental services and all associated documentation). The combined potential value of $650 million over five years will provide SPAWARSYSCEN Atlantic with the ability to develop knowledge superiority for the Joint Warfighter through the development, acquisition, and life cycle support of effective, integrated Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Combat Systems, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (C5ISR) capabilities.

Zentek’s objective is to deliver to customers the integrated and tailored solutions, and disciplined service‐focused approach that will help solve the most challenging technological, business, and supply chain issues. Bill Calvo, Zentek President and Founder said, “We are very excited to have been awarded as a Prime contractor and look forward to supporting SPAWAR’s mission to deliver ‘speed-to-capability’ to DoD in support of mission-critical objectives.”

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Web Services Support for the DOJ Executive Office for U.S. Attorneys (EOUSA)

September 03, 2014

Zentek (formerly Provideo Management, Inc.) was awarded a prime contract by the Department of Justice (DOJ) Executive Office for U.S. Attorneys (EOUSA) to support program management, graphic design, help desk, and assist with the migration of existing websites from HTML to Drupal.

Zentek was originally awarded this prime contract in September 2012 and for the past two years has been tasked with coordinating the migration of existing Department of Justice (DOJ) U.S. Attorneys’ Offices (USAOs) internet sites. This included implementing a standard template, content management system, graphic design and help desk support for end users.

For more information about Zentek, contact us at info@zentekconsulting.com.

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