Science Applications International Corp. has been awarded a contract from the State of Texas Department of Information Resources to provide cybersecurity services protecting data center infrastructure and network systems.
Bob Genter, executive vice president and general manager of SAIC’s Civilian Markets Customer Group, said the company is thrilled to bolster its multisourcing integration capabilities through the provision of cross-functional cyber operations.
“We look forward to helping the Department of Information Resources (DIR) deliver outstanding, secure IT services to the Texas government and its citizens,” Genter added.
SAIC is the prime contractor on the contract, which has a projected value of $36 million over the initial 4-year term. The company will implement security technology and practices to expand, improve and enhance the Data Center Services program’s security posture.
“SAIC is committed to helping DIR innovate and grow, while enhancing their flexibility, agility, and choice,” Genter continued. “Our low-risk approach to implementing security technology and practices will help expand, improve, and enhance the DCS program’s security posture.”
SAIC’s solution includes the implementation and operations of leading cybersecurity technology. SAIC announced it will also work to enhance the Department of Information Resources’ investment in privileged access management tools.