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Vangent, Inc. Awarded Contract to Support Military Health System's Executive Information and Decision Support Program
Date:10/16/2007

IT Services Leader Will Provide Systems Operations, Security and Maintenance Services for Military Health System Computing Environment

ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Vangent, Inc., a leading global provider of information management and business process outsourcing solutions, today announced it has been awarded the Military Health System Executive Information and Decision Support (EIDS) Infrastructure Operations, Security and Maintenance Support contract, valued at $18.2 million over 5 years. Vangent will serve as the prime contractor, with subcontractors CACI International, Inc. and Planned Systems International. The work will be performed at the four geographically dispersed EIDS sites and at Vangent team sites in Falls Church and Chantilly, VA.

The EIDS mission encompasses healthcare performed within military facilities and by civilian-managed care contractors. These services require EIDS to receive and process over 1 billion healthcare records per year from multiple sources and systems. EIDS is the centralized data store for the Military Health System, collecting, processing and managing nearly 100 terabytes of enterprise data through a powerful suite of decision support tools.

Under the EIDS Infrastructure Support contract, Vangent will provide systems operations, security and maintenance services for the MHS computing environment in support of the EIDS hardware and software infrastructure, which in turn supports EIDS applications development and production sustainment. The work covers all EIDS hardware and operating systems as well as specific enterprise-level services spanning all EIDS projects. Technical and management support includes systems analysis, systems administration, programming, testing, implementation, documentation, security maintenance, security testing (DIACAP) support and performance monitoring for all EIDS hardware and operating system software.

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