FOUNDATION TO LAST

BlackSpoke’s consulting services are built on a foundation of industry-recognized best practices and proven project management methods. Drawing from expertise gained in support of programs and initiatives across the Government space, our consultants can ensure the success of your projects. Our team excels in handling all facets of information technology, from design to implementation, testing, to operations. While we have a broad set of capabilities we have developed some specific service offerings based on successful engagements with previous customers.

SharePoint is a critical collaboration platform for many of our customers. Whether SharePoint is used as a document repository or a framework for applications and content management, BlackSpoke has the knowledge required to design a system to meet the needs of your mission. Blackspoke engineers have worked on numerous large scale SharePoint farms across the Federal Government with a focus on:

 

  1. Claims based authentication and custom development to support Attribute Based Access Control
  2. Migration of content and applications between versions of SharePoint (2007/2010/2013)
  3. SharePoint hosting on “Cloud” based platforms including public and secure instances of Amazon Web Services.

Blackspoke was founded by a former Microsoft Senior Consultant, and recruits heavily from Microsoft to acquire staff who truly understand the current state of the product lines as well as where the lines are heading in the future.

 

  1. Key understanding of Intelligence Community and Department of Defense environments including Information Assurance requirements to secure MS Server and Application platforms
  2. Large Scale SQL Database design including Business Intelligence workflows using SQL Server Analysis Services, SQL Server Reporting Services and Data Warehouse creation and maintenance functions
  3. Identity Management and Security design to include Forefront Identity Manager Synchronization and Active Directory Federation Services

Blackspoke is a VMware Solution Provider partner focusing on both cloud based and on premise Datacenter virtualization engagements. Blackspoke engineers can support the full lifecycle of your Datacenter transformation from developing a scalable secure hosting platform to server workload migration to Operational support. Blackspoke can also support your move to a Virtual Desktop platform and has supported multiple customers with this transition from US Courts, to the Department of Justice, and our Intelligence Community customers.

 

  1. Design and Operations of large multi-tenant and Infrastructure as a Service platforms supporting over 1500 servers and 200+ hosts.
  2. Development of hybrid designs to move customer workloads quickly between on premise and cloud based hosting environments though the use of custom scripts.
  3. Complete planning of Virtual Desktop Infrastructure including Windows image management and release, disaster recovery, security, and performance monitoring.

Contract Vehicles

BlackSpoke ensures that Federal agencies and partners have at their disposal, convenient and accessible mechanisms for procuring IT Security services. To learn about our available contract vehicles and contract vehicles we have supported as a subcontractor see below.

GSA Schedule 70

Type: Prime
Contract End: Jun, 2020
Contract # GS-35F-381CA

Contract PDF download

ITES-2

Information Technology Enterprise Solutions – 2 Services
Type: Subcontract

DISA Encore II Contract Vehicle

Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Encore II Contract Vehicle
Type: Subcontract