SAIC to Team With HP on Key Defense Logistics Agency Data Center Consolidation Effort.
MCLEAN, Va., Jan. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) announced a subcontract award from Hewlett Packard (HP) to help consolidate the Defense Logistics Agency's (DLA) mid-tier infrastructure into a centralized facility. In all, 14 major government-hosted data center locations will be integrated into a centralized contactor-hosted and supported Enterprise Data Center (EDC EDC
See: Export Development Corp. ). SAIC will be the lead organization for all applications and information assurance, including data and database migration.
The EDC consolidation program was awarded as a firm-fixed-price (FFP FFP - Formal FP. A language similar to FP, but with regular sugarless syntax, for machine execution.
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["Can Programming be Liberated From the von Neumann Style? A Functional Style and Its Algebra of Programs", John Backus, 1977 Turing Award Lecture, CACM ) contract, with a time and materials labor and materials (time and materials) n. what some builders or repair people contract to provide and be paid for, rather than a fixed price or a percentage of the costs. provision, and an initial term of five years after which five one-year options can potentially be exercised for total of 10 years of service. The EDC program also includes a competitively awarded single award blanket purchase agreement (BPA BPA British Paediatric Association. ), which covers all information technology work in DLA. SAIC's initial FFP award value is $35 million, plus an estimated $65 million for the 10-year BPA for a total upper limit value of $100 million dollars, should all option years be exercised.
"This important award allows SAIC to continue a proud tradition of over 19 years of service to the Defense Logistics Agency Noun 1. Defense Logistics Agency - a logistics combat support agency in the Department of Defense; provides worldwide support for military missions
Defense Department, Department of Defense, DoD, United States Department of Defense, Defense - the federal department ," said Jim Cuff, SAIC senior vice president and manager of the Logistics and Engineering Solutions Business Unit. "This contract positions SAIC as a premier provider of information technology program support services to the DLA."
The EDC consolidation contract includes three major provisions: the migration of DLA applications from DLA servers to the HP servers, SAIC's role as lead on information assurance for the entire duration of the contract, as well as playing a lead role for continuity of operations The degree or state of being continuous in the conduct of functions, tasks, or duties necessary to accomplish a military action or mission in carrying out the national military strategy. . Work will primarily be performed in Fort Belvoir, Va., and Philadelphia, Pa., in addition to other DLA locations worldwide.
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