US Army awards EITS sub-contract to Sysorex

19 March 2015 (Last Updated March 19th, 2015 18:30)

Sysorex has been awarded a subcontract to support Octo Consulting Group on the US Army's enterprise information technology services (EITS) contract.

Sysorex has been awarded a subcontract to support Octo Consulting Group on the US Army's enterprise information technology services (EITS) contract.

Valued at $249m, the indefinite-delivery indefinite-quantity EITS contract enables the US Army Program Executive Office for Enterprise Information Systems' (PEO-EIS) project management office for installation information infrastructure, communications and capabilities, to execute its mission of providing soldiers with secure, reliable, standards-based access to data.

Under the contract, the company will provide business process reengineering, enterprise network and computing design, integrated logistics support, systems engineering, business management, systems integration, information assurance, as well as budget and acquisition support.

"Under the contract, the company will provide business process reengineering, systems engineering, enterprise network, and computing design."

Sysorex chief executive officer Nadir Ali said: "In today's highly competitive federal contracting landscape, Octo has many qualified providers it can choose as partners.

"We are eager to utilise our organisation's unique combination of technical expertise and hands-on experience, supporting army efforts to equip its warfighters with the highest possible quality infrastructure and protect them from immediate and ever-evolving threats."

Additional services under the contract, which has a three-year performance period, with a one-year base period and two one-year options, include forward deployed support, data information and knowledge management, and public affairs and general programme support.

The company has supported the army, as well as other Department of Defense (DoD) and civilian federal organisations, for more than three decades.

The PEO-EIS improves, expands and modernises the army's global command, control, communications, computing and intelligence (C4I) infrastructure to enable the DoD vision for a critical next-generation joint information environment.