Lockheed Martin (News - Alert) in association with Microsoft has triumphantly transitioned the Environmental Protection Agency, or EPA, to Microsoft Office 365. The cloud-based association and communication service, Microsoft (News - Alert) Office 365 assists in enhancing employee access to communications and mobility equipment.
In a statement, Malcolm Jackson, CIO and Assistant Administrator for the EPA's Office of Environmental Information said, "Our partnership with Lockheed Martin in bringing Microsoft Office 365 to the EPA generated a level of excitement amongst our employees that has been unmatched. Lockheed Martin exceeded my expectations in delivering this service to the EPA."
Lockheed Martin and EPA signed an agreement for four years. As part of the agreement, a minimum of 22,000 EPA e-mail users have been shifted by Lockheed Martin to Office 365 for Government. U.S. government information, including e-mail, calendars, scheduling and collaboration tools for internal and external use, is stored in a separate community cloud by the service, Office 365 for Government. Lockheed Martin will also offer engineering and constant incorporation services.
According to Stephanie C. Hill, president of the Civil Product Line, Information Systems & Global Solutions at Lockheed Martin, the organization has 35 years of experience in offering information technology service to the EPA. Employees at EPA are offered the finest association and communication tools with this triumphant, timely transition. Federal consumers are offered a robust base for versatile cloud-based solutions by Lockheed Martin’s proficiency in cloud transition process and collaboration with strong technology associates.
Greg Myers, VP of Microsoft Federal said, "The EPA's vision of a more cost-effective, modernized collaboration environment has arrived, thanks in large part to the incredible work of our partners at Lockheed Martin. By moving to the cloud with Office 365 for Government, EPA personnel can be more productive from any location, while maintaining the highest levels of reliability, accessibility, and security."
Lockheed Martin is a major provider of IT services to the federal government. The organization is also a major provider of protected cloud delivery. A versatile, missions-concentrated approach that merges domain proficiency, established processes and smart technology is provided by the organization’s Solutions as a Service protected cloud delivery. The organization has its headquarters in Bethesda, Md.