Dell Inc.'s (DELL) Perot Systems unit won the right to compete for a range of IT supply and support services with the Federal Bureau of Investigation, as part of a contract with a ceiling value of $30 billion for up to eight years.
The computer makers' Perot Systems government services unit was one of the 46 prime service and solutions providers selected by the agency. Dell acquired Perot Systems for $3.9 billion in 2009 to bolster its services business.
Dell has provided a number of IT products for more than 15 years to help enable federal law enforcement and intelligence community's critical missions.
Dell has benefited from strong corporate demand lately, reporting in November that its fiscal third-quarter profit more than doubled. Public revenue during the quarter jumped 20%.
Shares slid 3 cents to $13.74 in recent trading.
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