ECS awarded $49 million contract by US Army to support network transformation
FAIRFAX, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ECS, a leader in advanced technology, science and digital transformation solutions, has been awarded a five-year contract by the US military worth $49 million.
This project aligns with the Army’s broader network transformation strategy of providing units around the world with an easy-to-use, expeditionary, mobile, and hardened tactical network. To this end, ECS will provide software licenses, engineering services, training and laboratory services to support the accreditation, integration, testing and commissioning of security software products.
“We look forward to partnering with the Army to modernize and strengthen its tactical networks,” said John Heneghan, President of ECS. “ECS currently supports the deployment of the Army Endpoint Security Solutions (AESS) program, integrating, testing, accrediting and commissioning solutions that protect up to 800,000 endpoints. This wealth of experience will help inform our low-risk methodology in support of the Army Network Transformation Initiative. »
“With this contract, ECS has the opportunity to help the military achieve multiple mission objectives while advancing the broader strategy of transforming its tactical networks,” said Mark Maglin, vice president of cybersecurity for the Department of Defense (DoD) at ECS. “With our experience in providing SSEA for the enterprise, we are ready to leverage our expertise in software engineering and cybersecurity disciplines to help the military achieve a unified network, increased visibility and improved cybersecurity posture.”
ECS, the federal government segment of ASGN, provides advanced solutions in the areas of cybersecurity, data and artificial intelligence (AI), cloud, application modernization and IT, science and engineering. The company solves critical and complex challenges for clients in the US public sector, defense, intelligence, and commercial industries. ECS maintains partnerships with leading cloud, cybersecurity, and AI/ML vendors and holds specialist certifications in their technologies. Based in Fairfax, Virginia, ECS has more than 3,500 employees across the United States. For more information, visit ECStech.com.
ASGN Incorporated (NYSE: ASGN) is a leading provider of IT and professional services in technology, digital, creative, engineering and life sciences to the business and government sectors. ASGN helps large enterprises and government organizations develop, implement and operate critical IT and business solutions through its integrated offering of professional staffing and IT solutions. For more information, visit asgn.com.