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Northrop Grumman Receives Army Private Cloud Contract From U.S. Army

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4/4/2012 12:16 PM ET

Northrop Grumman Corp. (NOC: Quote) announced that it has received an Army Private Cloud or APC2 contract from the U.S. Army. This contract will enable warfighters to have global access to information and allow the Army to achieve higher levels of computing efficiency, security and flexibility.

Northrop Grumman stated hat the indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract is valued at $249.8 million, collectively, over a one-year base period with four one-year options.

APC2 will be the Army's preferred vehicle to consolidate data centers and establish private clouds to provide on-demand provisioning for storage and systems, the company said.

Under the terms of the contract, Northrop Grumman will provide cloud computing consulting services, information assurance, application migration support, cloud operations and maintenance, service delivery and support, and provisioning of fixed data center solutions to Army customers and other federal and Defense Department agencies.

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