LGS Innovations™, an independent subsidiary of Alcatel-Lucent (NYSE and Euronext Paris: ALU), today announced it has been awarded a contract worth just over $1 million to provide maintenance and engineering network support for the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Office of Information Technology (OIT). The contract was awarded as a task order under the CIO-SP3 contract vehicle and has a one-year period of performance. Under the terms of the contract, LGS will provide maintenance and support of OIT’s Cisco®, Riverbed® and Check Point TM Firewall network equipment in addition to providing training on Cisco® and Check Point TM Firewall equipment. * LGS will also provide a solution that will create network traffic flows clean of malware infections and many other risks associated with security breaches. “Our approach streamlines the maintenance of DHHS’s network so that all support can be delivered in a consistent manner with a single phone call or email,” said LGS Innovations CEO Kevin Kelly. “This will help minimize disruptions to DHHS’s mission to protect the health of all Americans.” For this task order, LGS will partner with Advanced Computer Concepts (ACC), a certified Cisco® Gold Partner and small business located in Washington D.C. About LGS Innovations LGS Innovations TM LLC solves the most complex networking and communications challenges facing the U.S. Federal Government. Building on its Bell Labs heritage, LGS Innovations delivers groundbreaking research and advanced networking and communications solutions that provide an information advantage and contribute to the mission success of its customers. Solutions include Infrastructure & Installation; Video Teleconferencing and IPTV Solutions; Public Safety and Emergency Communications, Tactical Communications; Wireless/Mobility; 4G/LTE; Cloud Solutions; Enterprise, Optical and Data Networking; Network Integration; and Research and Development in Advanced Multimedia/RF, Cybersecurity, sensing technologies, and Photonics. An independent subsidiary of Alcatel-Lucent dedicated solely to serving the U.S. Federal Government, LGS Innovations is headquartered in Herndon, Virginia, with offices in Colorado, Illinois, Maryland, New Jersey, and North Carolina. To learn more about LGS Innovations, visit http://www.lgsinnovations.com. LGS Innovations: The Network Experts TM. About Advanced Computer Concepts (ACC) ACC is a 31 year IT solutions provider to the US Federal Government, Local and State governments and to corporations in the Washington DC Metro area. ACC is certified as an Economically Disadvantaged, Woman Owned, Small Business. ACC’s engineering team and internal processes have met the most stringent reviews that are conducted yearly by Cisco and as a result, ACC holds the designation of Cisco Gold partner. Additionally, ACC holds designations of: Advanced Borderless Network Architecture Specialization, Advanced Collaborations Network Architecture Specialization, Advanced Data Center Architecture Specialization, Advanced Routing and Switching, Advanced Security, Advanced Unified Communications, Advanced Unified Computing Technology and Advanced Telepresence specializations. In addition to Cisco, ACC holds highest partner levels with other manufacturers such as HP, IBM, Dell, VMWare, RSA and many others. In addition to networking, security and datacenter specializations, ACC designs and implements audio visual solutions and video teleconferencing solutions for its customers.