Under the NASA Integrated Communications Services (NICS) contract, SAIC will provide managerial and technical expertise to support NASA’s Office of the Chief Information Officer CIO for corporate and mission communications needs, including local area network management at all NASA centers. The company will provide corporate and mission enterprise services, center and associated component facility services, infrastructure projects and contract management services.
The contract is a follow-on effort for numerous agency and center contracts, including the Unified NASA Information Technology Services (UNITeS) contract and portions of the Outsourcing Desktop Initiative for NASA (ODIN) contracts.
SAIC was the incumbent under UNITes and was one of seven contract holders under ODIN.
NASA also hired SAIC in October under the Applications Service Technologies (EAST) contract that could be worth more than $321 million over five years.