EDS, an HP Company, Awarded $34 Million Contract to Support Information Sharing within Defense Department
HERNDON, Va., EDS, an HP company, has been awarded a potential five-year, $34 million contract renewal by the U.S Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) to continue supporting its Multinational Information Sharing (MNIS) program.
Under this contract, EDS, through its teaming partner, Harris Information Technology Corporation (HITS), will provide systems engineering and technical assistance (SETA) support to enhance the mission capabilities and effectiveness of the MNIS Program Management Office.
The mission of DISA’s MNIS program is to ensure joint forces share a common operational picture and contribute to enhanced intelligence, informed decision-making, and mission success. The MNIS program facilitates the sharing of encrypted information in a single joint environment to effective communication and promote teamwork among Department of Defense components, Combatant Commands and eligible foreign nations.
This contract was awarded under the ENCORE II contract vehicle and is for one year with four 1-year options. EDS and HITS will provide systems engineering, analytical services and thought leadership in support of MNIS’ efforts to ensure seamless information sharing among U.S. forces with their allied and coalition partners for military operations planning purposes.
Since 2004, EDS and HITS has supported the MNIS program management office’s day-to-day operations by providing life cycle system engineering and integration support services leading to improved mission effectiveness.
“For the last five years, EDS has provided SETA-type support to DISA, helping the Multinational Information Sharing program office to align cutting-edge technologies to their mission requirements,” said Dennis Stolkey, senior vice president of U.S. Public Sector at EDS, an HP company. “We are proud to continue to provide services to DISA that enable them to facilitate the flow of vital information to meet the emerging needs of our defense forces.”
EDS, an HP company, is a leading global technology services provider, delivering business solutions to its clients. EDS founded the information technology outsourcing industry nearly 50 years ago. Today, EDS delivers a broad portfolio of information technology, applications and business process outsourcing services to clients in the manufacturing, financial services, healthcare, communications, energy, transportation, and consumer and retail industries, and to governments around the world.
HP, the world’s largest technology company, simplifies the technology experience for consumers and businesses with a portfolio that spans printing, personal computing, software, services and IT infrastructure. More information about HP (NYSE: HPQ) is available at http://www.hp.com/.
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