The Federal Bureau of Investigation has given Dell's Perot Systems the right to compete for a $30 billion, eight-year IT supply and support services contract, reports Automated Trader. Dell is one of 46 providers selected by the agency.
infoTECH quotes Richard Pineda, vice president, Dell Services Federal Government, as saying:
As a long-time FBI products and services provider, Dell knows the crucial role the FBI plays in ensuring citizen safety ... We are proud to be providing products and services to enable the FBI's critical mission.
According to the press release, the contract will cover application services, business consulting, business process services and IT-as-a-service, among other things.