SAIC announces strategic collaboration with AWS

On August 21, Reston, VA-based Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC) announced that it has signed a Strategic Collaboration Agreement (SCA) with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to provide industry-leading services, resources and expertise to help government customers better utilize SAIC’s secure cloud solutions in AWS GovCloud.

“This collaboration represents a natural evolution of our long-standing relationship with AWS and provides an influx of resources we are planning to use to expand our team dedicated to designing industry-leading secure cloud migration and Edge capabilities for the mission needs of our government customers,” said Nazzic Keene, chief executive officer at SAIC. “Secure cloud represents a critical growth area for our business, and this collaboration helps us better support our government customers in their modernization journeys and empowers them to leverage emerging technology to drive better mission outcomes.”

This collaboration further advances SAIC’s ability to develop, and design tailored secure cloud solutions for the unique needs of its government customers and accelerates the migration of specialized workloads into their AWS environments to power agency modernization efforts.

“AWS and SAIC share a commitment to providing government customers with offerings that support sensitive workloads both locally and at the edge,” said Dave Levy, vice president of US Federal, Worldwide Public Sector, AWS. “Through our multi-year agreement, AWS will collaborate with SAIC to deliver purpose-built solutions that will accelerate government agencies’ abilities to modernize on AWS, as well as accelerate critical decision making.”

“The agreement between AWS and SAIC is great news for government agencies,” says Adelaide O’Brien research vice president, IDC Government Insights. “This focused collaboration of two leading firms will hasten pre-built secure cloud innovations that will unleash the power of better agency outcomes, such as more effective real-time decision making, while uniquely conquering government challenges that have impeded critical cloud progress.”

Source: SAIC

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