OREANDA-NEWS. Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) announced today it received a contract to provide the U.S. Army Program Executive Office Missiles & Space (PEO MS) with enterprise IT support services.

Under the terms of the contract, Jacobs is expected to provide data center and cloud services; network and telecommunications operations and maintenance; systems management; application development; disaster recovery planning and support; cybersecurity and information assurance support; and service desk operations for approximately 2,500 end-users on multiple classified and unclassified networks.

The contract supports the PEO MS and its eight subordinate program offices, as well as external Department of Defense (DoD) organizations such as PEO Aviation, the Army Material System Analysis Activity and the Edgewood Chemical Biological Center.

The contract is valued at $32.3 million over five years.

In making the announcement, Jacobs Senior Vice President Aerospace and Technology Darren Kraabel stated, “Jacobs is proud to build on our longstanding relationship with U.S. Army PEO MS, where we have continuously applied technical expertise and industry best practices, including the use of the ITIL®framework and the integration of cloud service technology.

“The culmination of our efforts has positioned PEO MS to serve as a Defense Research and Engineering Network (DREN) provider, an Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) and Software as a Service (SaaS) provider, supporting some of the DoD’s most important research programs. We look forward to this new opportunity to bring advanced technical solutions to support PEO MS and Army critical missions.”

Jacobs is one of the world's largest and most diverse providers of technical, professional and construction services.