Northrop Grumman to assist in Army Private Cloud program

MCLEAN, Va., 9 April 2012. Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) has received an Army Private Cloud (APC2) contract by the U.S. Army.

Northrop Grumman is one of five companies selected to compete for the fixed facility task order awards under the APC2 program. The indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract is valued at $249.8 million, collectively, over a one-year base period with four one-year options.

APC2 will be the Army's preferred vehicle to consolidate data centers and establish private clouds to provide on-demand provisioning for storage and systems.

Under the terms of the contract, Northrop Grumman will provide cloud computing consulting services, information assurance, application migration support, cloud operations and maintenance, service delivery and support, and provisioning of fixed data center solutions to Army customers and other federal and Defense Department agencies. This will include providing infrastructure-as-a-service, platform-as-a-service, and software-as-a-service operations hosted through contractor owned/contractor operated, government owned/contractor operated, and hybrid-cloud models.

Fort Belvoir, Va. Army Contracting Command in Rock Island, Ill., is the contracting agency.

 

 


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