Census Awards Last Major IT Contract Ahead of 2020 Count

NextGov: With the 2020 decennial just over the horizon, the Census Bureau awarded one of its final tech contracts and detailed strategies for locking down response data against potential cyber threats.

Unisys Corp. last week won a coveted three-year contract to stand up and manage the IT infrastructure that will power field operations through the entire 2020 count, according to an FCW report. The deal, announced Friday at the bureau’s quarterly program management review, is worth up to $102 million.

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