Perspecta awarded $75M DHS contract to manage CBP NOC
Perspecta Inc. of Chantilly, VA announced on September 20 that it was awarded the Network Management Support Service for the Network Operations Center (NMSS-NOC) contract from the) U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The blanket purchase agreement contract represents new work for the company and has a maximum potential period of performance of eight years and a total potential ceiling value of $75 million if all options are exercised.
The NMSS-NOC program is the focal point for network troubleshooting, performance monitoring and coordination with affiliated networks for CBP’s IT environment. Under the contract, Perspecta will ensure the NOC is supported and running 24 hours a day, seven days a week and 365 days a year. Specifically, the company will use IT service management tools, automation and analytics to enhance the customer experience using a more proactive and predictive posture to resolve issues before they impact the end user.
“This award harnesses our long-standing and multi-faceted relationship with DHS,” said Mac Curtis, president and CEO of Perspecta. “I am honored that the agency has selected Perspecta to operate, maintain and improve critical enterprise infrastructure and our team is excited for the opportunity to expand our partnership with CBP. We look forward to leveraging our patented monitoring and analytics tools, combined with our deep knowledge of network architecture and operations, to run a robust network in support of CBP’s critical mission.”
Perspecta currently manages more than 90 NOCs worldwide and has been supporting DHS on various IT- and mission-related programs since its inception more than 15 years ago.