(SAN DIEGO and McLEAN, VA) April 11, 2007 - Science Applications International Corporation (NYSE: SAI) announced today that it will have a role in the General Services Administration's Networx Universal program as a member of the team headed by Qwest Communications International Inc. Qwest is one of three companies to receive a prime contract under the Networx Universal program.
The estimated value of the multiple-award prime contracts is $20 billion over the next 10 years, with a GSA-established ceiling of $48.1 billion.
The Networx program is the largest communications services contract in the world, according to the GSA. SAIC will work with Qwest to provide comprehensive, best-value communications and networking services and technical solutions to all federal agencies. Networx is the follow-on program to FTS2001, and provides an expanded suite of services including Internet Protocol-based services, as well as enabling agency procurement of customized solutions.
As a member of the Qwest Team, SAIC will provide managed security services, managed tiered security services, customer specific design and engineering services, managed hosting services, transition services, and other related professional services.
"We are pleased to work with Qwest and are excited about the opportunity to provide SAIC's extensive capabilities to this important program," said Larry Cox, SAIC senior vice president and general manager of the Intelligence and Information Solutions Business Unit. "This allows our customers to embrace a services-oriented network approach to meet their communications and data needs. SAIC's professional services complement Qwest's world-class communications services and provide outstanding value to customers."
SAIC is a leading provider of scientific, engineering, systems integration and technical services and solutions to all branches of the U.S. military, agencies of the Department of Defense, the intelligence community, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and other U.S. Government civil agencies, as well as to customers in selected commercial markets. With more than 44,000 employees in over 150 cities worldwide, SAIC engineers and scientists solve complex technical challenges requiring innovative solutions for customers' mission-critical functions. SAIC had annual revenues of $7.8 billion for its fiscal year ended January 31, 2006.
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