SAIC Awarded $80 Million Subcontract to Support NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center
Company to Provide Information Technology (IT) Services Including Enhanced Help Desk and Datacenter Support
MCLEAN, Va., July 26, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) (NYSE: SAI) today announced it has been awarded a subcontract by Primus Solutions, Inc., a subsidiary of ASRC Federal Holding Company, to support the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) with information technology (IT) services. The five-year subcontract is valued at more than $80 million. Work will be performed at the GSFC in Greenbelt, Md.
NASA's GSFC is home to the nation's largest organization of scientists, engineers and technologists, and is a major U.S. laboratory for developing and operating unmanned scientific spacecraft. The center facilitates the scientific investigation, development and operation of space systems and related technologies. Under the subcontract, SAIC will provide IT services including enhanced help desk and datacenter support, as well as support for financial management systems, application development and database administration.
"We look forward to providing quality IT services to GSFC that will help streamline and reduce the cost of ongoing operations, enhance help desk capabilities, and implement data center virtualization and consolidation," said Doug Wagoner, SAIC senior vice president and business unit general manager.
SAIC is a FORTUNE 500(R) scientific, engineering, and technology applications company that uses its deep domain knowledge to solve problems of vital importance to the nation and the world, in national security, energy and the environment, critical infrastructure, and health. The company's approximately 45,000 employees serve customers in the U.S. Department of Defense, the intelligence community, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, other U.S. Government civil agencies and selected commercial markets. Headquartered in McLean, Va., SAIC had annual revenues of $10.8 billion for its fiscal year ended January 31, 2010. For more information, visit http://www.saic.com/. SAIC: From Science to Solutions(R)
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