WASHINGTON, Jan. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS), an international communications and information technology company, has been awarded a five-year, $26 million contract to provide managed information technology solutions to the Air National Guard Network and Regional Operations and Security Centers.
The one-year, base-period contract – with four one-year options – includes Tier III support for all facets of the enterprise IT system such as applications, infrastructure, vulnerability assessment, directory services, boundary protection and messaging.
The Air National Guard will transform from a decentralized network management model to a centrally managed environment. Harris IT Services – along with its teammates TechTeam Government Solutions, Inc. and NetApp, Inc. – will assist the Air National Guard in this transition and consolidation by integrating services at 11 locations across the United States.
"ANG Tier III support is critical to the operation and protection of the Air National Guard enterprise to ensure they meet the needs of its very large, distributed population," said John Heller, vice president and general manager, Harris IT Services. "We are very pleased to partner with TechTeam and NetApp on this vital program and look forward to delivering on the necessary technological expertise during this pivotal time for the Air National Guard."
This award was issued through the U.S. Air Force Network-Centric Solutions (NETCENTS) contract – a five-year acquisition initiative that delivers interoperability and ongoing development of state-of-the-art technology and system solutions to the Air Force, Department of Defense (DoD), and other federal agencies.
Harris IT Services is a leading provider of mission-critical IT transformation, managed solutions, and information assurance services and support to defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil and commercial customers. With more than 3,000 professionals performing to the highest industry standards at locations worldwide, Harris IT Services offers essential past performance, proven technical expertise and innovative solutions in supporting large-scale IT programs that encompass the full technology lifecycle. The organization's distributed workforce, present in all 50 states, and extensive experience in performance-based contracting and managed IT services, combine to deliver best-value results to our customers.
About Harris Corporation
Harris is an international communications and information technology company serving government and commercial markets worldwide. Headquartered in Melbourne, Florida, the company has approximately $5 billion of annual revenue and more than 15,000 employees — including nearly 7,000 engineers and scientists. Harris is dedicated to developing best-in-class assured communications® products, systems, and services. Additional information about Harris Corporation is available at www.harris.com.
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