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SAIC Awarded $26 Million Task Order to Support Walter Reed Army Medical Center (WRAMC)
Mar 25, 2010 (04:03 PM EDT)


Company to Provide Comprehensive Information Technology Services to WRAMC's Directorate of Information Management

MCLEAN, Va., March 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) (NYSE: SAI) today announced it has been awarded a task order by the Walter Reed Army Medical Center (WRAMC) Directorate of Information Management to provide information technology services. The contract has a seven month base period of performance, a single one-year option, one two month option, and a total value of $26 million if all options are exercised. Work will be performed at WRAMC and its satellite medical treatment facilities. The task order was awarded under the U.S. Army's Information Technology Enterprise Solutions - 2 Services (ITES-2S) contract.

WRAMC is the hub of the Walter Reed Health Care System and provides comprehensive health care to more than 150,000 service members, retirees and their families. It is the largest Department of Defense (DoD) military hospital, serving the military community from the Washington area and around the world. Under the task order, SAIC will provide comprehensive  IT services in areas including help desk support, systems administration, information assurance and project management. The company will also provide network and infrastructure support, including maintenance of switches, routers, firewalls, and intrusion prevention devices. In addition, SAIC will monitor networks and perform capacity planning and daily troubleshooting, and provide after-hours on-call support. SAIC will also oversee, implement, and monitor security policies for firewalls and other security devices. SAIC has provided these services to WRAMC for the past 9 years.

"The staff of WRAMC are on duty 365 days a year, 24 hours a day, and are dedicated to carrying out their mission of maintaining the highest standard of healthcare and rehabilitation for all those under their care," said Anthony Hess, Ph.D., SAIC senior vice president and business unit general manager. "The comprehensive IT infrastructure support we provide will help support thousands of users and manage sophisticated mission-critical systems."  

About SAIC

SAIC is a FORTUNE 500® 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 $10.1 billion for its fiscal year ended January 31, 2009.  For more information, visit www.saic.com.  SAIC:  From Science to Solutions®

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