SAIC Becomes First Company to Achieve VMware’s Version 5.0 Validated Design Certification

The company’s software-defined data center is the first with this distinction

RESTON, Va. — (BUSINESS WIRE) — April 30, 2019 — Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) announced today that it is the first company worldwide to achieve VMware Certified Partner Architecture for the latest Validated Design, version 5.0, demonstrating its commitment to deliver advanced software-defined data center (SDDC) solutions.

SAIC is a VMware Enterprise Solution Provider, delivering on-premises private and hybrid cloud-based IT environments to federal and commercial customers. SAIC can architect, build, migrate, and operate tailored solutions using VMware technologies and services. SAIC’s solution provides a private cloud that can be quickly scaled up (or down) and allows existing VMware virtualized data center clients to extend or move their workloads. Also, as a VMware Certified Architecture Partner, we are able to certify our own automations, develop a library of SAIC-proprietary automations, and can create and certify custom automations for customers.

“We are excited to be the first and only company to earn VMware’s latest design certification. This certification expands our current suite of offerings and enables us to continue to provide the latest technologies to our customers,” said Coby Holloway, SAIC vice president of Enterprise IT.

Using cloud, customers can rapidly scale up or contract capacity when needed, migrate workloads, and establish cloud-based backup and disaster recovery scenarios, while still maintaining a test, training, or lab capability.

For SAIC customers, this new certification further improves their ability to:

  • Reduce large, complex SDDC deployments from 6-8 months to 6-8 weeks.
  • Streamline data center and hybrid cloud deployment costs.
  • Heighten security and simplifies IT operations and maintenance through the use of pre-certified automations and design templates.
  • Reduce configuration drift strengthening cloud-based backups.

About SAIC

SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation’s most complex modernization and readiness challenges across the defense, space, federal civilian, and intelligence markets. Our robust portfolio of offerings includes high-end solutions in systems engineering and integration; enterprise IT, including cloud services; cyber; software; advanced analytics and simulation; and training. With an intimate understanding of our customers’ challenges and deep expertise in existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to rapidly deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions.

We are a team of 23,000 strong driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunity. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $6.5 billion. For more information, visit For ongoing news, please visit our  newsroom.

Certain statements in this announcement constitute forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements involve risks and uncertainties and a number of factors could cause our actual results, performance, achievements, or industry results to be very different from the results, performance, or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Some of these factors include, but are not limited to, the risk factors set forth in SAIC's Annual Report on Form 10-K and other such filings that SAIC makes with the SEC from time to time, which may be viewed or obtained through the Investor Relations section of our web site at Due to such uncertainties and risks, readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on such forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date hereof.



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