“Accenture has been awarded a contract to build a new data center for the Library of Congress– the world’s largest library– and the U.S. Copyright Office and to migrate the Library’s current data center to new hosting environments.”
“The goal of the contract– which has an estimated value of $27.3 million over the performance period – a one-year base with two one-year options – is to enhance the security, reliability and performance of the Library’s data infrastructure.”
“As part of the project, AFS will also conduct an application rationalization– assessing the current data center’s 250 applications to determine whether to migrate them to the new data center, migrate them to the cloud, or consolidate or decommission them; and prioritizing applications into separate waves for migration. AFS will help the Library plan its migration, construct the new data center, and transition all existing applications, systems and services to the new hosting environment.”
“We’re honored to have been chosen by the Library of Congress to deliver this complex and critically important…” Read the full press release here.
Source: Accenture Federal Services Wins Contract to Build New Data Center for Library of Congress- August 1, 2018. Accenture.