DISA selects SAIC to support Defense Enterprise Computing Center

MCLEAN, Va., 7 May 2011. Officials at the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) selected Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC) (NYSE: SAI) to provide technical and operations support to the Defense Enterprise Computing Center (DECC) in Montgomery, Ala. DECC Montgomery, as part of DISA's Computing Services Directorate, provides processing capability, systems management, communications, and storage in support of Department of Defense services, agencies, and combatant commands.

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MCLEAN, Va., 7 May 2011. Officials at the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) selected Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC) (NYSE: SAI) to provide technical and operations support to the Defense Enterprise Computing Center (DECC) in Montgomery, Ala. DECC Montgomery, as part of DISA's Computing Services Directorate, provides processing capability, systems management, communications, and storage in support of Department of Defense services, agencies, and combatant commands.
Under the task order, SAIC will help sustain the production, development, and testing of DISA systems in the agency's complex IT environment, which supports 1,250,000 users worldwide. SAIC will also provide services in areas including service operations; technical support; information assurance; facilities; and support for the Armed Forces Health Longitudinal Technology Application (AHLTA).
"SAIC has been working with DISA for 17 years, and we are pleased to expand our relationship by providing quality computing support to DECC Montgomery," says Glenn San Giacomo, SAIC senior vice president and business unit general manager. "We look forward to applying our IT service management framework expertise, and helping meet DECC's technology and customer requirements."
The task order has a one-year base period of performance, four one-year options, and a total value of more than $90 million, if all options are exercised. The task order was awarded under the DISA ENCORE II indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract.

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