April 25, 2019 (LINTHICUM HEIGHTS, Maryland) – Enlighten IT Consulting, LLC., a subsidiary of MacAulay-Brown (MacB), an Alion Company, was awarded a maximum $15M prime task order under the Army Cloud Computing Enterprise Transition (ACCENT) ID/IQ. Under the terms of the contract, Enlighten will create a large-scale cloud computing environment and provide engineering services to support Army data analytics and integration efforts across the data lifecycle for the Army Program Executive Office, Enterprise Information System (PEO-EIS) Strategic Initiatives Group (SIG). The task order has a one-year base period with two one-year option periods.

The task objective is to leverage the data collection associated with the Army Leadership Dashboard (ALD) Prototype Project, as well as support Army data strategy goals of making data visible, accessible, understandable, trusted, and interoperable. This work will further the overarching Army goal of providing “one version of the truth” for sourcing data to support Army analytics.

“I am very pleased that we have been given the opportunity to continue and expand our support for our Army customer,” said Mr. Duane Shugars, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Enlighten IT. “Data acquisition and fusion within a scalable ecosystem will deliver enhanced mission support to the Army for rapid mission capabilities.”

The Enlighten cloud solution for the Army uses the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Simple Storage Solution (S3) inside of AWS GovCloud to facilitate the storage, distribution, analysis, and archival requirements of ALD.

About Enlighten IT Consulting (EITC)

Enlighten IT Consulting, has been an innovative provider of advanced and mission-critical big data infrastructure, secure cloud engineering, and analytic solutions for federal, state, and local clients with specific emphasis on the warfighter and decision makers responsible for national defense and security. A premier partner of Amazon Web Services (AWS), Enlighten has collaborated with AWS to provide innovative solutions to meet many of the challenges facing the U.S Department of Defense and the Intelligence Community related to big data, cyber analytics, data fusion, and IT transformation. To learn more, visit www.eitccorp.com.

About MacAulay-Brown, Inc.

MacAulay-Brown, Inc. (MacB), an Alion company, has been solving many of the Nation’s most complex National Security challenges. MacB is committed to delivering critical capabilities in the areas of Intelligence and Analysis, Cybersecurity, Secure Cloud Engineering, Research and Development, Integrated Laboratories and Information Technology to Defense, Intelligence Community, Special Operations Forces, Homeland Security, and Federal agencies to meet the challenges of an ever-changing world. To learn more, visit www.macb.com.

About Alion Science and Technology

Alion combines large company resources with small business responsiveness to design and deliver engineering solutions. Our engineers, technologists, and program managers bring together an agile engineering methodology and the best tools on the market to deliver mission success faster and at lower costs. We are committed to maintaining the highest standards; as such, Alion maintains ISO 9001:2015 certifications and maintains a CMMI Level 3 appraisal. Based just outside of Washington, D.C., we help our clients achieve practical innovations by turning big ideas into real solutions. To learn more, visit www.www.alionscience.com.


Donna Charapich
Alion Science and Technology
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