The Army Corps of Engineers in Huntsville, Ala., announced an $8 million contract Friday to World Wide Technology Inc. in Maryland Heights, Md., to buy data storage hardware, software, and maintenance, to replace the Corps's obsolete data storage items.
The Army Corps of Engineers requires a wide variety of IT equipment, including data storage in its building and water-management activities.
The Corps builds and operates locks and dams; flood protection; military facilities; and restores ecosystems throughout the U.S. and the world. The organization has about 37,000 Civilians and soldiers to deliver engineering services to customers in more than 130 countries worldwide.
On this contract World Wide Technology will do the work in Maryland Heights, Md., and should be finished by March 2017. World Wide prevailed over five other companies for this data-storage job.