Maryland awards human resources IT deal

The Maryland Department of Resources has awarded a three-year, $110 million contract to Affiliated Computer Services Inc. for IT outsourcing services.

Under the contract, ACS of Dallas will handle mainframe and Web hosting operations and service, applications support and disaster recover. The company also will furnish around-the-clock help-desk support.

ACS' team includes IBM Corp., Armonk, N.Y.; Syscom Inc., New York; and a consortium of minority owned businesses.

The Maryland State Board of Public Works, as well as the appropriate federal oversight agencies, approved the contract.

William Welsh is the deputy editor of Government Computer News' sister publication, Washington Technology.

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William Welsh is a freelance writer covering IT and defense technology.

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