The Peace Corps Awards 1901 Group Prime Contract for Professional Data Center Relocation Services

Helping the Peace Corps Migrate Their Data to Prepare for Cloud Migration

RESTON, VAMay 15, 2019

The Peace Corps awards a one-year prime contract to 1901 Group, LLC under the GSA Schedule 70 contract vehicle for Professional Data Center Relocation Support services.

1901 Group, a leading provider in cloud, cyber security, and enterprise managed services, will bring expert level engineering support for the migration of the Peace Corps legacy data center to a hybrid cloud comprised of commercial colocation data center and FedRAMP authorized cloud services. Activities include data center engineering, software defined network architecture, data center buildout, equipment installation and configuration, application migration, infrastructure security, and the establishment of Disaster Recovery (DR) in Microsoft Azure.

Under this contract, 1901 Group will migrate the Peace Corps data center to Equinix’s to achieve a higher level of efficiencies while allowing secure access to cloud service providers for DR and migration of mission critical workloads to the cloud in the future.

As a FedRAMP authorized cloud service provider with significant experience supporting federal government customers, 1901 Group provides a secure, efficient, and reliable migration of the Peace Corps’ systems, applications, and data from the current data center environment to the new systems hosted in the Equinix colocation facility.

“We focus on providing several distinct and unique capabilities to supplement Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, and Google Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) and other Platform as a Service (PaaS) offerings,” said Paul Wilkinson, EVP Corporate Strategy and BD of 1901 group. “We’re excited to support the Peace Corps data center as the end state will minimize downtime and maximize the reliability of the systems, applications, and data.”

About 1901 Group, LLC

1901 Group is a leading FedRAMP authorized managed service provider in the public sector market and delivers innovative IT solutions by leveraging our Enterprise IT Operations Center to provide 24x7 support of end users, complex IT infrastructure environments, and mission critical systems. We deliver cloud, cyber security, and enterprise scale managed services to transition customers from traditional on-premise IT infrastructure and support models to hybrid cloud solutions that improve performance and reduce costs. We proudly support customers that span federal, state, and local governments, including law enforcement and criminal justice agencies. Customers benefit from our 24x7 Cloud Factory with FedRAMP authorization, ISO9001 certification, and CMMI Maturity Level 3 appraisals. Visit our newsroom and simplify IT with 1901 Group.

 

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Media Contact:
Patricia Long
Sr. Director, Marketing Communications & Public Relations
1901 Group
571.392.7233 (o) 703.615.4906 (m)
tricia.long@1901group.com

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