Verizon Business Network Services LLC, 22001 Loudoun County Parkway, Ashburn, VA, was awarded a competitive single award indefinite-delivery/indefinitequantity, firm fixed-price contract for the Defense Research Engineering Network (DREN) to provide secure high-performance wide-area network services. The guaranteed minimum amount is $250,000.00, and will be satisfied through an initial task order awarded with the basic contract using 2021 Operations and Maintenance funds. The total amount of all orders placed against the contract shall not exceed $495,000,000.00. Performance will be at the contractor’s facilities, subscriber sites, government sites, and peering locations as designated in individual task orders. Proposals were solicited via https://beta.sam.gov, and three proposals were received in response to the solicitation. The period of performance is ten years, with a four-year base period and three two-year option periods. The Defense Information Technology Contracting Organization, Scott AFB, Illinois is the contracting activity. The Contracting Point-of-Contact is Kelly Smith-Marston, 618-418-6267. (HC1013-21-D-0002).