CSC Wins Task Order to Continue IT Support Services for National Library of Medicine
News Release -- November 15, 2011
FALLS CHURCH, Va., Nov. 15 – CSC (NYSE: CSC) announced today that the National Institutes of Health (NIH) awarded the company a task order to continue providing information technology (IT) infrastructure support and services for the National Library of Medicine (NLM). The task order has a one-year base period and two option years, for a total value of approximately $25 million. This work falls under the CIOSP2i contract, originally awarded to CSC in 2000.
Under the terms of the agreement, CSC and its strategic teammate AAC Inc., will provide mission-critical IT services and support to NLM, the world’s largest biomedical library. Services include communication and network services, desktop systems support and security, critical infrastructure protection and information assurance and application development. CSC also provides development support for a particularly innovative program at NLM called Digital Collections, a repository of biomedical books and videos available free online to the public (http://collections.nlm.nih.gov/muradora/).
“For more than 10 years, CSC has been a trusted provider of technology services to the National Library of Medicine,” said Mike Gaffney, president of CSC’s North American Public Sector Civil and Health Services Group. “With this win, CSC demonstrates our ongoing and evolving commitment to providing the highest availability, extraordinary security and the utmost in reliability for all of the systems supported at the National Library of Medicine.”
Located in Bethesda, Md., the NLM collects materials and provides information on research services in all areas of biomedicine and health care, and plays a pivotal role in translating biomedical research into practice. It is the developer of electronic information services that deliver trillions of bytes of data to millions of users every day. In the U.S. and around the globe, scientists, health professionals and the public search the library’s online information resources more than one billion times each year.
AAC is a premier Information Technology (IT) service management provider that enables its customers to achieve increased return on investment through consolidation and modernization of their IT operations and infrastructure. AAC is a privately held, veteran owned business headquartered in Vienna, VA. AAC also has satellite offices in Columbia, MD; Millington, TN; and New Orleans, LA. For additional information about AAC Inc., please visit www.aac.com.
About CSC’s North American Public Sector
As a go-to partner for critical national programs, CSC offers thought leadership, specialized skills and innovative services in critical areas for government clients. Leveraging a global footprint in both private and public sectors, and experience gained from serving almost every U.S. government agency, CSC’s North American Public Sector (NPS) brings innovative ideas and proven best practices to help the U.S. government meet mission-critical requirements. For more information about CSC’s government solutions, visit www.csc.com/government.
CSC is a global leader in providing technology-enabled business solutions and services. Headquartered in Falls Church, Va., CSC has approximately 97,000 employees and reported revenue of $16.2 billion for the 12 months ended September 30, 2011. For more information, visit the company's website at www.csc.com