Salient CRGT has won a $207 million Veterans Affairs Department contract to design, implement, maintain, operate and improve the VA enterprise network security and network transportation services.
This 5-year, single-award task order is named Network Engineering, Design, Implementation and Infrastructure Support. It was awarded as a competitive order under the VA Transformation Twenty-One Total Technology Next Generation indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract.
“Our unparalleled understanding of VA’s complex IT environment and stakeholders provides VA with a proven high-performing team, disciplined and focused on supporting the advancement of this mission-essential program,” said Salient CRGT CEO Tom Ferrando.
Salient CRGT will build on its previous contract period successes and support of veteran-focused initiatives like electronic health record modernization and remote access needs in response to COVID-19.
Work under the contract includes technical support to VA trusted internet connection gateways, virtual private networks, VA next generation WAN, VA network operations center, business partner extranet, and moving VA IT and telecommunication into the cloud.
“We are committed to continuing our support to the NEDIIS program for this next contract period with additional mission critical scope and services,” Ferrando said. “We are honored to partner with VA to support Veterans who dedicated much of their lives to our nation’s prosperity.”