Rite-Solutions, a Middletown-based company that designs, develops, and deploys mission-critical software to organizations, has been awarded a $23.5-million, five-year IT services contract by the Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC). The company will be supporting NUWC's activity Chief Information Officer (ACIO)/Information Technology (IT) Division that will be responsible for managing and maintaining the Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division, Newport's (NUWCDIVNPT's) voice, and data computer networks.
The Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division, Newport's networks include the backbone architecture for services such as email, web-based applications. Database applications, file storage, and printing. Rite-Solutions on its website has stated that it is "an award-winning small business specializing in system engineering, software development, information technology (IT), and cybersecurity for government and commercial segments."
The NUWCDIVNPT data network includes 6,500 Research, Development, Test & Evaluation IT assets, which primarily provides the command with robust, secure, and fault-tolerant internal network services. It also supports the external network connectivity to over 4,000 seats via multiple networks, including the Defense Research and Engineering Network (DREN) and Secure DREN. Besides, the NUWCDIVNPT telephone network provides desktop telephone services to over 5,000 locations through the division's internal Public Branch Exchange (PBX).