NASA awards $2.5B IT contract to Hewlett-Packard

Thursday - 12/30/2010, 9:51am EST

Mike Sweigart, director of procurement, NASA's Shared Services Center

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NASA recently awarded Hewlett-Packard Enterprise Services a $2.5 billion contract to provide IT hardware and services. The deal is known as Agency Consolidated End-user Services, or ACES, and replaces incumbent contractor Lockheed Martin.

The contract will cover business, scientific, research and computational activities. It will be managed at the NASA Shared Services Center in Mississippi.

Mike Sweigart, director of procurement at NASA's Shared Services Center, joined the Federal Drive with details of the contract.