MCLEAN, Va., May 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) [NYSE: SAI] announced today it was awarded a prime contract by the County of Orange, Calif. to provide information technology (IT) managed services and solutions to agencies and departments within the county. The single award firm fixed-price contract has a five year base period of performance valued at more than $74 million, two one-year options, and a total contract value of approximately $102 million, if all options are exercised. Work will be performed in Santa Ana, Calif. and SAIC's Integrated Services Management Center in Oak Ridge, Tenn.
Orange County's government consists of 25 departments, and respective divisions, responsible for its 3 million residents. The county serves as a regional service provider and planning agency whose core businesses include public safety, public health, environmental protection, regional planning, public assistance, social services and aviation. Under the contract, SAIC will provide IT services in areas including: service desk and desktop services; data center management; applications maintenance and development; and overall IT service management. SAIC will also help modernize the county's current IT infrastructure by centralizing IT services, upgrading applications systems and lowering costs.
"This contract will allow us to transform how IT services are provided at the County," said Mahesh Patel, County of Orange Deputy CEO and Chief Information Officer. "SAIC was selected by the Board of Supervisors for reasons including their best practices approach to service delivery, focus on innovation, understanding of the challenges we face in local government, and their ability to help us achieve our long-term strategic goals."
"We are proud to be selected by Orange County to implement world class, scalable and flexible IT solutions that enable them to move to a modern IT-managed services model," said Robert Genter, SAIC customer group senior vice president. "Our work will also provide enhanced capabilities and performance across agencies to improve citizen services."
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