EPA to migrate 25,000 users to email cloud
The Environmental Protection Agency has contracted with Lockheed Martin and Microsoft to move about 25,000 employees to a cloud-based email service by early 2013, the companies say in a joint Oct. 31 announcement.
Under a $9.8 million contract, the EPA will utilize Microsoft Office 365 messaging and collaboration services in a segregated cloud. Lockheed Martin will manage the migration and provide ongoing support.
The move will save the agency approximately $12 million over 4 years, the companies say, without elaboration.
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