Sandia Labs picks SAIC for support

April 9, 2013 at 1:12 PM

MCLEAN, Va., April 9 (UPI) -- Sandia National Laboratories, which supports the U.S. Department of Energy, has contracted SAIC for mission computing and information technology services.

The contract is a five-year indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity award with one two-year option. If the option is exercised, the value of the prime contract would be about $228 million.

"SAIC will work closely with Sandia to streamline and integrate their IT services," said Dan Harris, senior vice president and business unit general manager of Science Applications International Corp. "We have been providing services to Sandia for more than 30 years and we look forward to continuing our support of their mission."

SAIC said that under the contract it will provide mission-specific IT research, development, and integration of capabilities. It will also maintaining high-performance and central hosting computing and cyber-security services.

The contract is part of Sandia National Laboratories effort to consolidate its IT services and two other companies have been given similar awards.

Sandia mainly supports the Department of Energy's National Nuclear Security Administration by providing science and technology support in national security areas.

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