Leidos Australia awarded Bureau of Meteorology Data Management support contract
(Canberra, Australia), Mar. 3, 2020 - Leidos Australia (NYSE:LDOS) has been awarded a contract by the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) to deliver a Data Management Platform for the Bureau’s ICT Transformation program. The single-award contract has a three-year base period of performance, and a total approximate value of $16 million. Work commenced on the project in late November 2019.
The Bureau of Meteorology is Australia's national weather, climate and water agency. Its expertise and services assist Australians in dealing with the harsh realities of their natural environment, including drought, floods, fires, storms, tsunami and tropical cyclones. Through regular forecasts, warnings, monitoring and advice spanning the Australian region and Antarctic territory, the Bureau provides one of the most fundamental and widely used services of government.
Under the contract, Leidos Australia will deliver resilient services and reliable functionality via a secure, scalable and available Data Management Platform. The platform will be used to help meet the Bureau’s information access needs, align the Data Governance and Information Life Cycle Management policies procedures and products, and will support the addition of emerging information capabilities.
“We are delighted to have signed our first contract with the Bureau of Meteorology,” said Leidos Australia Chief Executive, Christine Zeitz. “The Australian community depends on the critical data that the Bureau collects and delivers and we look forward to supporting this through the platform.”
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