SRA awarded further $15m NIH contract

By Kirsty Barnes

- Last updated on GMT

SRA International has received a $15 million outsourcing contract
from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to provide enterprise
messaging and IT infrastructure support services over the next 6

>SRA​ has provided IT networking and support services at >NIH,​ the leading medical research centre in the US, since 1996, receiving numerous contracts worth millions of dollars.

Under the latest contract, SRA will help develop, maintain, and upgrade the IT systems used by more than 40,000 users at the NIH for scientific, administrative, and other business applications.

Services will include systems engineering, operation and maintenance, software development, systems security, and evaluation and deployment of emerging technologies in wireless applications.

"SRA has a long history of providing networking technologies and solutions to NIH,"​ said Kathy Adams, SRA senior vice president and director, civil sector.

"We have a deep understanding of existing systems, strategic initiatives, and the user community's most pressing technology needs, and look forward to continuing our support to this important function,"​ said Adams.

SRA, a provider of information technology IT services to federal government organisations, was this year selected by BusinessWeek as one of its "Hot Growth" companies and as an Info Tech 100 Company, due to its continued growth and expansion in outsourcing its IT services.

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