Rite-Solutions Awarded $50m Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) Division Newport IT Services Contract
The company renews contract to provide IT services and support for NUWC headquarters in RI and locations in CT, FL, VA, and the Bahamas.
MIDDLETOWN, R.I., Nov. 19, 2018
MIDDLETOWN, R.I., Nov. 19, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Rite-Solutions was recently awarded a $49.6 million contract to support NUWC's Activity Chief Information Officer (ACIO)/Information Technology (IT) division, which is responsible for strategic planning, operations, maintenance, and compliance of the center's IT systems and infrastructure.
"We are thrilled that NUWC chose to renew the contract with us," says Rocky Reeves, Rite-Solutions Vice President and Director of IT Services.
The company will provide IT services in several areas including software engineering, client support services/help desk, Navy Marine Corps Intranet (NMCI) support, IT governance and application portfolio management support, and more.
"Cybersecurity touches every one of these areas," notes Reeves. Over one-half of the personnel supporting this contract must meet the Navy's strict Cyber Information Technology/Cybersecurity Workforce requirements.
"This was a major reason Rite-Solutions won the contract. Many of our employees have degrees in cybersecurity or computer science as well as security and operating system certifications," added Reeves. Security certifications include Security+ce, CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP), and Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP). Operating system certifications include Linux, Microsoft and SPLUNK.
Rite-Solutions will support NUWC headquarters in Newport, RI as well as NUWC locations in Connecticut, Virginia, Florida, and the Bahamas.