Enlighten IT Secures $42.5M PEO EIS Production Agreement to Provide Cloud Support to U.S. Army; Steve Wagner Quoted

Enlighten IT Secures $42.5M PEO EIS Production Agreement to Provide Cloud Support to U.S. Army; Steve Wagner Quoted
Steve Wagner

Enlighten IT Consulting, a subsidiary of Alion Science and Technology, has been awarded a 48-month, $42.5 million follow-on production agreement by the U.S. Army Program Executive Office Enterprise Information Systems (PEO EIS), Alion announced on Tuesday

PEO EIS is responsible for managing and providing the information technology network and business systems that Soldiers and the U.S. Army need to operate every day. Enlighten will continue performance under a follow-on production other transaction agreement (OTA) to provide a cloud-based solution in support of the Army's Insider Threat (InT) mission. 

“I am very pleased that we have been given the opportunity to continue and expand our support for our Army customer,” said Steve Wagner, vice president of Enlighten. “This uninterrupted transition from prototype to follow-on production will allow the Army to rapidly deploy a solution in support of critical missions.” 

About Alion Science and Technology

Solving some of our nation’s most complex national security challenges, Alion works side-by-side with our defense and intelligence communities as we design and deliver advanced engineering solutions to meet current and future demands. We go beyond the superficial and dive deep into the root of the engineering complexities, and bring innovation to reality. 

With global industry expertise in big data, analytics, and cyber security; artificial intelligence and machine learning; live, virtual, and constructive training; electronic warfare and Command, Control, Computers, Communications, Cyber, Intelligence, (C5ISR); and rapid prototyping and manufacturing, Alion delivers mission success where and when it matters most. 

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