LCG Announces Award of National Institute of General Medical Sciences IT Operations Contract

LCG now supporting 13 NIH institutes across a wide range of IT services and solutions

ROCKVILLE, Md. (April 14, 2015) – LCG, a leading provider of innovative grants management and technology solutions to federal agencies, today announced that it has been awarded a new contract from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS), one of the 27 institutes and centers that make up the National Institutes of Health, the principal biomedical research agency of the United States Government. The contract has a value of more than $4.9 million over a three-year period.

Under the new contract, LCG will work directly with NIGMS to provide a comprehensive IT infrastructure and help desk support services for virtually all phases of the institute’s IT operations, ranging from servers and switches to desktops and mobile devices. As part of the overall strategy to provide NIGMS with a modernized IT infrastructure, LCG will consult with the institute to recommend new technologies and processes that would most benefit its operations and best support its mission. These new technologies will align with federal IT initiatives such as Open Government, Cloud First, and the Federal Enterprise Architecture.

“This contract speaks to LCG’s ability to develop and deliver cost-containing solutions that enhance agency mission success across multiple technologies, such as virtual servers, Cloud and IT Security,” said LCG chief operating officer Raymond C. Tye. “Additionally, this contract marks the 13th NIH institute that has selected LCG as an IT operations and solutions partner, showcasing our unique understanding of the needs facing biomedical research institutions.”

As part of the National Institutes for Health (NIH), NIGMS supports research that increases the understanding of biological processes and lays the foundation for advances in disease diagnosis, treatment and prevention. LCG will utilize its past experience leveraging innovative IT strategies with federal agencies and other NIH institutes to support the NIGMS mission in the form of facilitating a modern, reliable, and secure IT infrastructure.

About LCG:

LCG is a Rockville, Maryland based company with operations in Arlington, Virginia that provides end-to-end grants management, technology solutions, and scientific research support to federal agencies. Since 1990, LCG has consistently developed solutions to make processes, operations, and outcomes more efficient and flexible, and deliver unique innovations to better performance. For more information, visit www.lcginc.com.