ECS, an ASGN subsidiary specializing in managed cloud security services, digital transformation and engineering, has been awarded a five-year, $430 million contract to support the Army Endpoint Security (AESS) solution.
The Fairfax, Va.-based government contractor is one of the Top 250 MSSPs for 2021 and #1 on partner website ChannelE2E of the Top 100 Vertical Market MSPs for 2021. ECS said it will continue to provide managed services operations and develop enhanced functionality for AESS 2.0, the next generation of the AESS platform.
ECS Army Contract Detail
As an AESS Managed Service Provider (MSP), ECS provides the military with traditional and advanced protections, such as data loss prevention, extended detection and response, machine learning, threat prevention, web control, firewall and adaptive threat protection.
Under the new contract, ECS:
- Expand system endpoint detection and response capabilities.
- Create a unified asset management system that provides increased visibility and management of all network devices managing Comply to Connect (C2C) systems.
- Provide the military with unified visibility and reporting across enterprise networks to better optimize compliance, threat detection, investigation and response.
Mark Maglin, Vice President of the Department of Defense Cybersecurity at ECS, expressed his excitement for the upcoming mission:
“Cybersecurity threats continue to evolve, and with AESS 2.0, ECS is collaborating with the U.S. Army Cyber Command (ARCYBER) and the Army’s Network Enterprise Technology Command (NETCOM) to provide a trusted solution zero to help the military defend its unified networks against these emerging threats. Our open architecture enables continuous innovation and integration. We look forward to continuing our strong partnership with ARCYBER and NETCOM. »
ECS adds the GATES contract
This latest agreement follows two recent government contracts won by ECS, including a five-year, $53 million contract to support the United States Transportation Command’s Global Air Transportation System (GATES) and a $49 million contract dollars over five years by the US military. in support of network transformation.
GATES handles all air and sea cargo and passenger movements for Department of Defense (DoD) missions. As part of this award, ECS will provide Agile software development to support and improve GATES operations for a global user base, as well as help desk and technical support. ECS will migrate additional functionality to the cloud and improve Agile software development processes.
For the US Army contract, ECS will provide software licensing, engineering services, training, and laboratory services to support security software product accreditation, integration, testing, and commissioning .