General Dynamics to Modernize DoD SOUTHCOM Cyber Systems

GDIT will upgrade information technology capabilities for SOUTHCOM in the cyber warfighting domain By / 28 Oct 2020

General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT) has been awarded the Southern Command’s (SOUTHCOM) Cyber Information Technology Enterprise Services (SCITES) contract by the U.S. General Service Administration (GSA) Federal Systems Integration and Management Center (FEDSIM). Under this contract, GDIT will modernize information technology capabilities for SOUTHCOM in the cyber warfighting domain to ensure an interoperable and defensible architecture.

This contract is part of GDIT’s continued expansion within the Combatant Commands and Joint Task Forces mission areas, providing global enterprise IT and digital modernization services. The work performed under SCITES will accelerate technical capability delivery, enable proactive enterprise situational awareness, enhance secure information sharing and improve operational efficiency.

GDIT will provide a full range of digital modernization services and technical solutions including installation, operations and maintenance of a Tier 3 Cyber Security System Provider (CSSP), cloud computing, edge computing, multiple X as a Service (XaaS) solutions, and software development.

Leigh Palmer, GDIT’s Senior Vice President of Defense, commented: “This new award demonstrates GDIT’s continued dedication to the Combatant Commands and Joint Task Forces. Through this contract, GDIT will modernize the Command’s IT infrastructure through innovation and emergent technology, delivering advanced security and transformational results to its mission.”

Posted by Mike Ball Connect & Contact

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