CSRA Leads Veterans Affairs Enterprise to the Cloud
Company earns a new $73 million contract to transform VA to a cost-efficient and flexible next-gen IT environment
FALLS CHURCH, Va. – Nov. 1, 2016 – CSRA Inc. (NYSE:CSRA) received a new contract to manage a portfolio of cloud computing services across the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) enterprise, which will significantly improve the agency’s delivery of enhancements to veteran health benefits and service delivery programs while driving down IT sustainment costs. The Enterprise Cloud Services (ECS) for Information Technology Infrastructure Modernization contract is valued at $73 million over a four-year period.
“We’re leveraging our first-hand experience of transitioning our own data to the cloud, and decades of systems integration and expertise to effectively migrate VA to a cloud computing environment,” said Paul Nedzbala, CSRA executive vice president, Health and Civil Group. “Moving to the cloud makes financial sense, aligns with government goals, and provides a sound, technical platform for the future.”
Under the ECS contract CSRA will identify, integrate and manage secure cloud computing services on an ongoing basis for VA. The company will serve as the Enterprise Cloud Services Broker and manage a portfolio of cloud computing services across multiple vendors and internal VA offerings. CSRA will ensure the integration of all aspects related to cloud service delivery quality and compliance. The company will also help VA by providing network supportability, design and an application hosting configuration to ensure alignment with modernized service delivery, which will increase service quality across VA’s enterprise.
About CSRA Inc.
Every day CSRA (NYSE: CSRA) makes a difference in how the government serves our country and our citizens. We deliver a broad range of innovative, cloud-enabled, next-generation IT solutions and professional services to help our customers modernize their legacy systems, protect their applications, infrastructure, and assets and improve the effectiveness and efficiency of mission-critical functions for our warfighters and our citizens. Our 18,000 employees understand that success is a matter of perseverance, courage, adaptability and experience. CSRA is headquartered in Falls Church, Virginia. To learn more about CSRA, visit www.csra.com.
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