SAIC wins $90M award to support DISA computing center
Work will center on facility in Montgomery, Ala.
- By David Hubler
- May 06, 2011
Science Applications International Corp. will provide technical support to the Defense Information Systems Agency under a five-year task order valued at more than $90 million.
The task order, which was awarded under the DISA Encore II indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract, calls for SAIC to provide technical and operations support to the Defense Enterprise Computing Center in Montgomery, Ala.
SAIC will help sustain the production, development and testing of DISA systems in the agency's complex IT environment, which supports 1.2 million users worldwide, according to the announcement.
The contractor also will provide service operations assistance; technical support; information assurance; facilities; and support for the Armed Forces Health Longitudinal Technology Application.
As part of DISA's Computing Services Directorate, DECC Montgomery provides world-class processing capability, systems management, communications and storage in support of Defense Department services, agencies and combatant commands.
SAIC, of McLean, Va., ranks No. 5 on Washington Technology’s 2010 Top 100 list of the largest federal government contractors.
David Hubler is the former print managing editor for GCN and senior editor for Washington Technology. He is freelance writer living in Annandale, Va.