GD Awarded $19 M for IT Services by FBI
General Dynamics Information Technology, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), has been awarded three task orders to provide information technology (IT) services under the Federal Bureau of Investigation Information Technology Supplies and Support Services (FBI IT Triple S) contract. The task orders have a combined value of $19 million over eight years. General Dynamics was awarded the FBI IT Triple S contract in October 2010.
Under the first task order, General Dynamics will deliver a full range of information assurance and security support to assist the FBI Digital Evidence Section. Specifically, the company will perform systems engineering, administration and security duties, as well as training development and office management. The company will also work with FBI intelligence analysts to develop and update certification and accreditation processes and programs for both new and legacy IT systems.
Security Analytics Market - Global Forecast to 2021
Under a second task order, General Dynamics will operate and maintain the FBI’s Enterprise Management System (EMS). In addition, the company will manage workflow and implement and maintain patch, software and image-management tools to enable users to access and share data securely.
Under a third task order, General Dynamics will engineer, configure, integrate, troubleshoot and advise on the procurement of virtual server platforms and thin client configurations in enterprise-wide FBI environments.
“General Dynamics understands the unique needs of the FBI and its impact on national security,” said Marcus Collier, senior vice president of the Health and Civilian Solutions Division for General Dynamics Information Technology. “We will continue to deliver cost-effective IT solutions and training that ensure secure, reliable information exchanges – positioning the FBI for the next generation of enterprise operations and management.”
Source : General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE: GD)