Leidos to support CDC cloud modernization services
(Reston, Va.) Jan. 5, 2023 – Leidos (NYSE:LDOS), a FORTUNE® 500 science and technology leader, has been awarded a subcontract by Accenture Federal Services (AFS), a subsidiary of Accenture (NYSE: ACN), to support cloud modernization services for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The time and materials (T&M) subcontract, part of the $189 million Accenture award, includes a one-year base period of performance with two one-year options as well as one six-month option.
“We are excited to team with Accenture Federal Services and support the CDC’s digital modernization journey,” said Liz Porter, Leidos Health Group president. “Through our experience and technical expertise migrating legacy systems, Leidos will accelerate the CDC’s performance and execution. We’re proud to support this mission and the CDC’s work protecting the health of the American people.”
Under the subcontract, Leidos will focus on four major tasks, including application rationalization, project initiation and planning, cloud modernization, and application sustainment and modernization. This support will help the CDC transition its systems into secured cloud solutions. It will also enable more effective public health data gathering, validation, analytics, forecasting and decision-making.
The Leidos and Accenture partnership brings together the strengths of both organizations. The team combines expertise in technology, healthcare, systems infrastructure and mission knowledge to help meet the needs of all U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Operating Divisions for the 21st Century.
Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 44,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $13.7 billion for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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