Jacobs Engineering to provide enterprise IT support services to US Army

26 May 2016 (Last Updated May 26th, 2016 18:30)

Jacobs Engineering has been contracted to provide enterprise IT support services to the US Army Programme Executive Office Missiles and Space (PEO MS).

Jacobs Engineering has been contracted to provide enterprise IT support services to the US Army Programme Executive Office Missiles and Space (PEO MS).

Valued at $32.3m, the contract will see Jacobs delivering data centre and cloud services; network and telecommunications operations and maintenance; systems management; application development; disaster recovery planning and support to close to 2,500 end-users on multiple classified and unclassified networks.

The five-year contract also covers cybersecurity and information assurance support; and service desk operations.

"Jacobs is proud to build on our longstanding relationship with US Army PEO MS, where we have continuously applied technical expertise and industry best practises."

Jacobs aerospace and technology senior vice-president Darren Kraabel said: "Jacobs is proud to build on our longstanding relationship with US Army PEO MS, where we have continuously applied technical expertise and industry best practises, including the use of the ITIL framework and the integration of cloud service technology.

The contract supports the PEO MS and its eight subordinate programme offices, as well as external Department of Defense (DoD) organisations such as PEO Aviation, the Army Material System Analysis Activity and the Edgewood Chemical Biological Center.

Kraabel further added: "The culmination of our efforts has positioned PEO MS to serve as a defense research and engineering network (DREN) provider, an infrastructure as a service (IaaS) and software as a service (SaaS) provider, supporting some of the DoD's most important research programmes.

"We look forward to this new opportunity to bring advanced technical solutions to support PEO MS and Army critical missions."