VIENNA, VA, March 22, 2012 – Trowbridge & Trowbridge, LLC (T&T) will provide data center support services for the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) in Austin, TX, as a key member of the winning team headed by Systems Made Simple, Inc. (SMS) [See SMS press release here]. The Data Center Acquisitions – Transformation Twenty-One Total Technology (DCAT4) task order, awarded under the VA T4 contract vehicle, is designed to provide support to VA for the next five years.

As part of the contract, the team will consolidate and manage VA’s five Corporate Data Center Operations (CDCO), which include more than 2,000 servers and 200 information technology (IT) applications. Goals of the program include positioning CDCO as a leader in cloud computing for the VA and other government agencies, as well as implementing green initiatives in the data centers to help VA minimize its carbon footprint.

“We are very excited to be a part of SMS’s winning solution and to support important data center initiatives for the VA,” said Karen Trowbridge, T&T President and CEO. “This win will also provide T&T with new opportunities in a region where we have already established a strong presence.” T&T currently provides IT facility management for the Department of Labor’s (DOL) Job Corps Data Center (JCDC), also in Austin.