DIGITALSPEC Awarded Competitive Multi-Year Million-Dollar Federal Student Aid (FSA) Technology Office Support Services (TOSS) Contract to Improve Technological Efficiency

Washington, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Education, Federal Student Aid (FSA) has awarded a Prime Contract to edDIGITALSPEC, LLC. (DSPEC) for a five (5) year, $14 million dollar contract with the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Federal Student Aid (FSA) Virtual Data Center (VDC) Operations Support. DSPEC began work on the Technical Office Support Services (TOSS) Program on July 1, 2015 and provides technical and project management support services, that include Data Center (DC) Service Management, Operations Management, Application Management, Contract and Acquisition Support, Technical Services, Network Management, Security Management, Operations Management, Change Management, Project Management, and Capital Planning Investment Control (CPIC). DSPEC is tasked to support all aspects of IT Service Management, and ensure compliance with the Information Technology Information Library (ITIL) methodology, to include Incident Management, Asset Management, Change Management, Problem Management, Capacity Management, Disaster Recovery, and Patch Management for FSA to provide effective and cost-efficient customer service for millions of America’s college students through student loans and grants.

Vishal Dadoo, President, believes that DSPEC has the skilled and knowledgeable personnel to instill the discipline of standard processes that infuse the government and commercial best practices. Mr. Dadoo noted that this contract is a very competitive win, thus proving that DSPEC is the best value for fulfilling the government’s IT Management needs, “DSPEC was recently ranked in the top “Fast 50” by Washington Technology proving we have the know-how as well as the innovative, agile minds needed to pull together IT Services for government agencies, like FSA, allowing them to focus on their mission.”

About Federal Student Aid (FSA)

Federal Student Aid is a subsidiary of the U.S. Department of Education responsible for managing student financial assistance programs authorized under Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965. These programs provide grants, loans, and work-study funds to students attending college or career schools.

DIGITALSPEC, LLC (DSPEC), is a Small Business Administration (SBA) certified 8(a), ISO 9001:2015, ISO 20001:2011, ISO 27001:2013 certified firm founded in 2005 and headquartered in Fairfax and metro office in Arlington, VA. . We are a leading provider of Program Management and Systems Integration consulting services, delivering true business value and return on investment to Federal clients in the metropolitan Washington, D.C area. DSPEC’s Managing Principals leverage more than 100 years of combined business and IT experience, deep domain expertise, and rich technical knowledge to ensure client satisfaction. We work collaboratively with clients to create solutions that ‘fit’ the client environment and use industry best practices.

DIGITALSPEC holds a performance rating of 95%+ with Dun and Bradstreet (D&B). It strives to hold 100% customer satisfaction. Our clients include Office of Personnel Management (OPM), National Background Investigation Bureau (NBIB), Department of Education/Federal Student Aid (FSA), Transportation Security Administration (TSA), Washington Headquarters Services (WHS), U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Commodity Future Trading Commission (CFTC), Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC), Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), International Business Machines Corporation (IBM), CSRA, Inc., and The Carlyle Group.

Our headquarters are in Fairfax, Virginia, along with additional locations in Rosslyn, VA, Boyers, PA, Washington, DC, Fort Meade, MD, Crystal City, VA and Vienna, VA. For more information, please contact us at 703-626-7445, 703-483-5279 or at

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