Leesburg, VA – October 23, 2015 – B3 Group, Inc. will be partnering with ProSphere-Tek to provide to the VA with 24×7 Core Infrastructure Service (CIS) Support on this five (5) year contract. The mission of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Office of Information & Technology (OI&T), Service Delivery and Engineering (SDE) Enterprise Systems Engineering (ESE), System Design and Core Systems Engineering Services (SDCS), Enterprise Messaging and Collaboration Services (EMCS) Team is to provide benefits and services to Veterans of the United States. In meeting these goals, OI&T strives to provide high quality, effective, and efficient Information Technology (IT) services to those responsible for providing care to the Veterans at the point-of-care as well as throughout all the points of the Veterans’ health care in an effective, timely and compassionate manner. VA depends on Information Management/Information Technology (IM/IT) systems to meet mission goals. In addition, the OI&T Enterprise System is a technology infrastructure that supports the VA healthcare system. It is composed of a series of local and wide area networks that link approximately 230 separate Veterans Health Administration (VHA) locations nationwide. It uses Microsoft-based and other software, Intel CPU’s, and CISCO routers. The VHA Enterprise System includes Exchange, Systems Management Server (SMS), Internet Information Services (IIS), Structured Query Language (SQL), Windows NT and Windows Enterprise Servers, NT and Windows 2000 (W2K) Terminal Servers, Microsoft Clustering, Windows Internet Name Service (WINS) and Domain Name System (DNS) Servers, Cisco Routers, Hewlett Packard (HP) Openview, Cisco Works, and NetIQ.
B3 Group will provide administrative and operational support for Exchange, Tivoli, SharePoint, and Health Solutions as well as security and configuration and asset management. In addition, B3 will provide on-site support to core Infrastructure offices with the primary office in Hines, IL. The scope of this contract is of national importance as it affects VA as a whole. These offices are staffed on a 24 X 7 basis to work with the hospitals nationally together with the OI&T Enterprise System. B3 Group is looking forward to partnering with ProSphere, on the successful delivery of infrastructure support services for these VA mission critical operations.