NIH awards $15 million IT support contract to SRA

The National Institutes of Health has awarded SRA International Inc. a $15 million task order to provide enterprise messaging and IT infrastructure support services to its Center for Information Technology.

The task order was awarded under the Chief Information Officer Solutions and Partners 2 Innovations (CIO-SP2i) contract. The task order, awarded Nov. 29, has a one-year base and five option years.

SRA of Fairfax, Va., will help develop, maintain and upgrade the IT systems used by more than 40,000 NIH employees for scientific, administrative and other business applications. SRA will provide systems engineering, operation and maintenance, software development, systems security, and evaluation and deployment of emerging technologies in wireless applications.

The NIH Information Technology Acquisition and Assessment Center manages the CIO-SP2i contract, which is available for use by all federal agencies through 2010.

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Mary Mosquera is a reporter for Federal Computer Week.

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