Alion to provide IT network support for FBI

Contract calls for end-to-end systems engineering to design IT enhancements

Alion Science and Technology Inc. will assist the Federal Bureau of Investigation upgrade its information technology infrastructure under a time and material contract valued at $6.94 million.

The award calls for Alion to conduct end-to-end systems engineering to design IT enhancements that will provide for timely and reliable information exchanges within the agency and with the law enforcement community, according to a June 14 company announcement.

Alion’s work will include program management, engineering, design implementation for both copper and fiber optics; drawing review, material management and acquisition support; and risk mitigation and system support planning.

Once completed, the project will provide the FBI with a multilayer secure cable plant computer network service and other data networks, the company said.

Awarded under the General Services Administration’s Alliant contract vehicle, the task order will support the FBI’s goals of IT upgrades for the network center, the J. Edgar Hoover headquarters building, and an enterprisewide upgrade for resident agent/field offices.

When completed, the consolidated network configuration will be interfaced with other facilities, including FBI partner locations.

The three-year period of performance runs through March 24, 2013.

Alion’s partner is Grove Resources Solutions Inc.

Alion, of McLean, Va., ranks No. 41 on Washington Technology’s 2010 Top 100 list of the largest federal government prime contractors.

About the Author

David Hubler is the former print managing editor for GCN and senior editor for Washington Technology. He is freelance writer living in Annandale, Va.

Reader Comments

Thu, Aug 19, 2010 New York City Computer Consulting http://www.sguconsulting.com/

Good article related to the importance of network support. By providing IT support for governmental agencies such as the FBI, clients in the private sector will benefit by looking into having this range of provisions available on their own networks.

Mon, Jun 21, 2010 jerron http://www.foruminfotech.net

Hi, The competition for good IT support is increasing and becoming increasingly complex. It can be difficult to determine who the right support firm might be for your company. With IT support services becoming competitive, there are a large number of firms that will do what it takes to get your business, including agreeing to various questionable terms in the contract. Thanks.

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