AMERICAN SYSTEMS, a leading provider of federal IT and engineering solutions, today announced the award of the Cloud Computing and IT Support Services contract by the Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA). The award was made under the ENCORE II Multiple Award Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract, which provides the Department of Defense (DoD) and other federal agencies with a full range of IT solutions.
“We are thrilled to be selected based on our extensive experience across a broad range of IT services that provide the federal government with IT security, flexibility and availability,” said William C. Hoover, president and CEO of AMERICAN SYSTEMS. “AMERICAN SYSTEMS’ support will significantly contribute to the federal government’s efforts to move to the cloud for cost savings, flexibility, and secure performance.”
AMERICAN SYSTEMS will provide security engineering certification and accreditation (C&A), managed hosting services, Security Cooperation Enterprise Solution (SCES) operations support, and managed IT Services. Under the terms of the contract, AMERICAN SYSTEMS will:
- Provide 24/7/365 fully managed IT infrastructure hosting using cloud technology for SCES program support, non-production, disaster recovery, and production environments
- Oversee installation, maintenance and information assurance (IA) for all hardware/software/network equipment
- Establish a disaster recovery site and deliver program support that includes application installation and restoration
- Manage a call center and level 2 and 3 technical help desks
The mission of SCES is to improve transactional processing, access, and visibility of data across finance, acquisition and logistical areas for Foreign Military Sales. SCES aims to replace the legacy security cooperation case execution systems and supporting processes with an enterprise solution that offers high levels of control, data aggregation, data standardization and reporting capabilities.
The task order is valued at $18.3 million with a one-year base period and four one-year options.