Military Embedded Systems

Cyber contract won by General Dynamics to support DoD cloud strategy


November 04, 2020

Emma Helfrich

Technology Editor

Military Embedded Systems

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FAIRFAX, Va. General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT), a business unit of General Dynamics,  announced it was awarded the Defense Enterprise Office Solutions (DEOS) contract by the General Services Administration (GSA) in partnership with the Defense Department (DoD) and the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA).

DEOS will streamline the DoD's use of cloud email and collaborative tools while enhancing cybersecurity and information sharing across the DoD's enterprise based on the latest commercial technology.

According to the company, GDIT will stand up and accredit DEOS cloud environments as well as support the migration of existing DoD Office 365 (O365) tenants into DEOS. The DEOS environments are intended to support over 3.2 million DoD users and GDIT will aim to provide engineering, migration, training, and support services for those users.

Under the contract, GDIT will aim to replace legacy DoD IT office applications with an enterprise-wide standard cloud-based solution across all military services worldwide for both unclassified and classified environments. 

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