STG Inc. has won a task order under an $88 million General Services Administration single award blanket purchase agreement to provide network support to the Department of Homeland Security's Customs and Border Protection.
“While DHS is a new customer for STG, this contract is a logical outgrowth of our enterprise network operations core competency and current NOC contracts at other agencies,“ said Simon Lee, STG Chairman and CEO.
According to a company statement, STG will provide network operations center support services to the DHS CBP, specifically for the department’s new shared information system called OneNet.
“STG will provide CBP with integrated network operations and IT service teams equipped with the appropriate credentials and certifications to support the DHS/CBP network environment,“ Mark Jendzejec, STG SVP of civil sector.
“We will provide continuous network availability monitoring, conduct verification and validation of network availability, monitor network quality of service and make certain that provisioned services are adequate for specific applications and services to meet CBP requirements,“ Jendzejec added.
CBP is the designated “˜Executive Agency' for the DHS OneNet, an interconnected WAN that includes shared internet, intranet and extranet services, thus enabling information sharing across DHS components.
“STG will work closely with DHS CBP to apply our information technology service management framework and best practices from our other NOC engagements, ensuring both NOC locations are staffed with mission-ready qualified personnel,“ said Bob Phoebus, STG SVP of business development and strategic planning.
DHS OnetNet and CBP NOC aims to deliver continuous available, reliable and secure network connectivity to over 260,000 DHS users, across 7 of the most highly visible department components, within 3 of the department's most critical data centers in the U.S.