IT outsourcing deal nets Northrop $120 million

Northrop Grumman Corporation has been awarded a follow-on contract to provide a range of commercial information technology outsourcing services to Vought Aircraft Industries, Dallas, Texas.

Northrop Grumman Corporation has been awarded a follow-on contract to provide a wide range of commercial information technology (IT) outsourcing services to Vought Aircraft Industries, Dallas, Texas.

According to a statement, this contract allows Northrop Grumman to continue managing Vought’s IT infrastructure, improving its return on IT investments and implementing a common operating environment.

Northrop Grumman’s Information Technology sector was awarded the contract, valued at $120 million over three years, with options that could bring the total potential value to $200 million.

Under the terms of the contract, Northrop Grumman IT will provide enterprise architecture planning, network engineering, mainframe CPU operations support, mainframe storage, network operations centre.

Northrop Grumman IT will also provide managed desktop services, help desk services, remote access services to Vought’s internal network and the Internet, voice services, on-site and remote support for technical applications servers and workstations, software systems support and engineering and procurement support.

Northrop Grumman’s IT solution also includes information assurance services, featuring mainframe security administration, disaster recovery, network security change management, vulnerability scanning, personal firewall monitoring and cyber incident response.

Work on the contract will be performed at Vought locations throughout the US.