ViON to Help DISA Use IBM Servers Under Potential $171M IDIQ; Tom Frana Comments

Tom Frana

ViON has received a potential 10-year, $170.9 million contract to supply chip sets for the Defense Information Systems Agency to use IBM-built (NYSE: IBM) servers.

Under the contract, ViON will provide System P computer chips for the Power Systems server platform at multiple DISA facilities on an on-demand basis, the company said Wednesday.

Power Systems is designed to have data visualization, cloud computing and artificial intelligence configurations.

“ViON has been a technology and services partner for DISA since 2007 and we are pleased to expand our relationship and provide on-demand processing power for DISA,” said Tom Frana, CEO and chairman of ViON.

The indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract includes a $255,000 minimum guarantee order.

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