IPT Associates is one of the select small businesses to hold a Prime Army ACCENT contract. The ACCENT contract vehicle scope includes services and solutions necessary for the Army to satisfy the requirement to migrate Army enterprise systems, applications, and data to commercial cloud service providers and/or an Army Enterprise Hosting Facility (AEHF). The ACCENT contract vehicle will be the Army’s preferred source used by all Army commands and organizations requiring commercial cloud hosting, data center migration, transition support, and application modernization services. ACCENT Army ACCENT requirements go through the Army Application Migration Business Office (AAMBO) within the Army Program Executive Office for Enterprise Information System (PEO EIS).
Commercial cloud services will be acquired based on approved Cloud Service Provider (CSO) Cloud Service Offerings (CSOs) (i.e., those with a DoD Provisional Authorization). Cloud computing solutions include the Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), or Software as a Service (SaaS) cloud service models, and the Private, Community, Public, and Hybrid deployment models (as applicable). Cloud hosting solutions may require either on-premise or off-premise hosting, and support hosting of systems/applications at Information Impact Levels 2, 4, 5, or 6. IPT’s Cloud Solution Providers on the ACCENT vehicle include Microsoft Azure Government (IaaS/PaaS), AWS GovCloud (IaaS), AWS Public Cloud (IaaS), IBM SoftLayer Federal Cloud (IaaS), and the Akamai Content Delivery Network (CDN) Services platform (IaaS).