ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – An Albuquerque IT enterprise has been awarded a subcontract of as much as $700 million over a doable seven years from Sandia National Laboratories. Encantado Technical Options, LLC was awarded Sandia’s largest subcontract so far.
“We’re thrilled to assist Sandia Nationwide Laboratories with our scalable, versatile and complete service-delivery mannequin,” mentioned John Heneghan in a information launch, an Encantado accomplice. “We’ll leverage Encantado’s Facilities of Excellence and innovation labs centered on IT operations, cloud, cybersecurity, software program modernization and synthetic intelligence to maximise Sandia’s investments and obtain the labs’ long-term IT technique.”
Based on a information launch, corporations have been in a position to bid on the subcontract following an exterior Sandia web site posting in 2019, and proposals have been evaluated based mostly on technical standards like related expertise, technical options, and transition plans.
“It’s an enormous deal and an enormous win for the small-business group,” mentioned Sandia subcontract supervisor Ally Gronager in a information launch. “I believe it will open doorways. It showcases that small companies have the power and the aptitude to bid on massive tasks.”
Encantado will present Sandia IT and telecommunications assist below a five-year deal signed final month. Based on a information launch, the settlement covers the assist and provide of particular telecommunications and IT providers for Sandia, which employs greater than 14,000 individuals. The settlement consists of servicing about 25,000 telephones and 30,000 person gadgets; delivering typical end-user service to 30,000 computing gadgets, and offering end-user assist that features managing servers.
The subcontract’s infrastructure computing providers at Sandia’s New Mexico, California, Washington, D.C., and Nevada websites embrace working, sustaining, and servicing the labs’ community, phone, wired communications, wi-fi communications and cellular platforms, and desktop computing gadgets
Encantado additionally plans to kind a New Mexico nonprofit, the Encantado Technical Options Sandia Basis, to advertise native and regional STEM-related growth packages in Albuquerque and Livermore, California.
“We’re honored to be chosen for this small-business award,” mentioned Dave Yockman in the identical information launch, Encantado accomplice. “We stay up for offering modern and environment friendly IT service supply to Sandia Nationwide Laboratories.”
Based on the information launch, the award will award enhance operational effectivity and improve collaboration between Sandia and the subcontractors and can share data and improvements throughout facilities as soon as all IT-related tasks function below the identical firm.