The United States Army Mission and Installation Contracting Command (MICC) at Fort Jackson, South Carolina has awarded Advanced IT Concepts (AITC), Inc. a three-year contract (base year with two options) to update its security infrastructure. Headquartered in Orlando, AITC is a Network and Systems Engineering and Information Technology (IT) Professional Services company. AITC was awarded the contract based on its cybersecurity services experience and expertise and past performance successfully supporting transition of information systems from traditional Certification and Accreditation to the Risk Management Framework Assessment and Authorization (A&A).
“AITC is thrilled to support this effort,” says Gabe Ruiz, President and CEO. “We’ve invested in our people’s training for security systems and Cyber Security certifications and it’s fantastic to be supporting the Army to keep our future warfighters safe. We hit the ground running with a fully capable team at Fort Jackson, our client is happy, and we will continue to make it happen for them,” adds Ruiz.
Fort Jackson is the largest and most active Initial Entry Training Center (IETC) in the United States Army, training over 50 percent of all soldiers and nearly 60 percent of female soldiers entering the Army each year. They provide highly trained, disciplined, motivated and physically fit warriors that use hundreds of facilities; living quarters, dining facilities, offices, warehouses, exchange stores, a military community hospital and mission support structures requiring security systems and compliance. The contract provides Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS), operations and maintenance, monitoring and repair, and network and system equipment updates, and upgrades necessary for transition to the Risk Management Framework (A&A).
“We are proud to receive this contract to provide the Enhanced Separate and Secure (ESS) security services
for Fort Jackson’s training facilities. We are working with the Army to enhance their security systems for (A&A) and ensure our soldiers have a safe and secure environment during basic training,” says Jeff Lohrman, AITC’s Director of Programs.
Advanced IT Concepts (AITC), Inc., an Orlando-based Information Technology (IT) Systems Engineering and Professional Services company, is pleased to announce that it was selected as a continuing contractor with the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority (GOAA) Information Technology Consulting Services Contract. The services include; program and project management; information technology research, analysis and product evaluation; data analysis and strategic planning; infrastructure support; systems engineering support; applications design, development, installation, configuration and testing; database management and administration; cyber and physical security; network operations and management, amongst other IT consulting services.
AITC established a program team and partnered with incumbents to support the functional area services required by the contract. The teaming partners include: AceApplications, EPIC Engineering and Consulting Group and ARCHIS Technologies. AITC is a certified veteran owned small business located in the Orlando area that specializes in IT support services and solutions, cyber security and network operations and maintenance. The company manages multiple warehouses and a solution center and is Top Secret facility cleared.
“AITC appreciates the opportunity provided to us by the GOAA Professional Services Committee. This was a team effort and a solid match to our core competencies. Together with our teaming partners that bring legacy system experience as well as systems and applications development knowledge and expertise, we are confident in providing the support services required by the contract,” says Jeff Lohrman, AITC Director of Programs and acting program manager for the contract.
AITC was one of four companies recommended by the Professional Services Committee for contracts with the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority, all with somewhat different core capabilities to support the Aviation Authority’s service needs.
“We are excited to have been selected to support GOAA and expand AITC’s local public-sector business partnerships. We strive to further develop Orlando based jobs and team with locally developed and competent partners. Our team has extensive capabilities to offer and we are ready to make IT happen for GOAA,” says Gabriel Ruiz, AITC President and CEO.