Druva Selected as Subcontractor on NASA’s End-User Services & Technologies Contract
Leidos has selected Druva to serve as a subcontractor on NASA’s End-user Services & Technologies contract.
Druva was selected to help transform NASA’s information technology system and enhance end-user experience. Together, the companies will help the NASA NEST team in its mission to move the space agency to a device-agnostic, mobile-friendly model with built-in security and cloud-based resources.
Leidos is subcontracting professional services to protect more than 60,000 endpoint workloads, Druva said Tuesday.
To support NASA, Druva will use of its cloud platform, which is built on Amazon Web Services and certified by the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program.
Designed as a software as a service-based data protection offering, the platform will provide a centralized, compliant and secure storage for NASA’s dispersed team.
Support provided by Druva is expected to help NASA protect, backup and restore enterprise-wide files, regardless of device or location.
According to Nate Apodaca, Leidos program manager for NASA NEST, Druva was selected as a subcontractor for its global accessibility and robust security architecture.
The NASA NEST contract has a potential value of $2.9 billion. It is a single award, firm-fixed-price, indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract inclusive of a two-year, three-month base period.
Contract work, which will be performed at 10 NASA centers nationwide, may be extended for eight more years if all options are exercised.
IT services provided as part of the contract will support the space agency’s core business, scientific, research and computational activities.
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