Lockheed Martin Completes First Data Center Relocation to Boost Energy Efficiency for Department Of Labor
ROCKVILLE, Md., July 16, 2013 – Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] has completed the first relocation in support of the Department of Labor’s current data center consolidation effort. Under the Federal Data Center Consolidation Initiative (FDCCI), the Department of Labor (DOL) is consolidating its data centers to increase energy efficiency and security while reducing costs.
Successful relocation of this data center marks the first milestone under the seven-year, indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract. DOL data centers will eventually be moved to the cloud to further increase efficiency.
“Executing the first data center relocation required strong collaboration between Lockheed Martin, the Department of Labor and other contractors,” said Frank Armijo, vice president of Lockheed Martin Energy Solutions for the company’s Information Systems and Global Solutions-Civil business. “We appreciate DOL’s support and look forward to continuing to help DOL achieve its Green IT goals and fulfill its mission under the FDCCI.”
Recently named by Washington Technology as the top federal government information technology (IT) provider for the 19th year in a row, Lockheed Martin has proven experience in designing and executing energy efficient IT services and solutions. The corporation is helping its customers meet their energy efficiency and cost savings goals by implementing sustainable IT practices, including data center consolidation, cloud computing and virtualization.
Lockheed Martin Energy Solutions also provides comprehensive services to utility and commercial customers. The corporation has contracts with eight of the top 10 largest utilities in the United States to run energy efficiency programs and provide smart grid and cyber security solutions.
Lockheed Martin takes a comprehensive approach to solving global energy and climate challenges, delivering solutions in the areas of energy efficiency, smart energy management, alternative power generation and climate monitoring. The company brings high-level capabilities in complex systems integration, project management, information technology, cyber security, and advanced manufacturing techniques to help address these challenges. Today, Lockheed Martin is partnering with customers and investing talent in clean, secure, and smart energy – enabling global security, a strong economic future, and climate protection for future generations.
Headquartered in Bethesda, Md., Lockheed Martin is a global security and aerospace company that employs about 118,000 people worldwide and is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products and services. The corporation's net sales for 2012 were $47.2 billion.