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Octo secures $64.7M contract to support IT ops at the National Cancer Institute

Octo, an IBM subsidiary, has received an IT Infrastructure and Operations order, awarded under the NCI IT Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA). The contract, with a four-year term, has a total award ceiling of $64,722,790.

In a statement, Octo said the contract is aimed at supporting the Center for Biomedical Informatics and Information Technology’s Office of the CIO, at the National Cancer Institute (NCI), the U.S. government’s principal agency for cancer research.

Octo will be teaming up with Unissant, Axle Informatics, and TRex. Together, they will offer technical and professional IT services. These services include infrastructure engineering, operations management, and customer support services, which are required by the NCI’s OCIO.

[Image courtesy: National Cancer Institute]

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