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March 20, 2019

Data Management and Communication Services Request for Quotes

The Southeast Coastal Ocean Observing Regional Association (SECOORA) is requesting quotes from data management service providers to manage and enhance the SECOORA data management and communications (DMAC) infrastructure. The period of performance is June 1, 2021 – May 31, 2026.

Contractors must present a plan and demonstrate the capability to operate a region-wide, end-to-end integrated DMAC infrastructure as a core component of SECOORA operations. Respondents should demonstrate:

  • DMAC expertise and capabilities;
  • Product development services; and,
  • Data provider support services.


Respondents should also demonstrate how they will build upon or modify SECOORA’s current DMAC system. Additionally, contractors must  showcase how they will implement a robust, cost-effective, and scalable coastal ocean data management system that is compliant with IOOS DMAC requirements.


Responses should be sent to Jennifer Dorton ( by 5PM ET, May 22, 2019.

Click here for full DMAC RFQ.