end user devices

icle Assembly Building on Cape Canaveral NASA base, Florida, USA
The VAB, Vehicle Assembly Building, on NASA’s Cape Canaveral facility. (Getty Images)

NASA awards $2.9B IT services contract to Leidos

Under the contract, dubbed NEST, Leidos will provide, manage and secure NASA's IT services with a focus on end-user computing, software, mobile services and any associated infrastructure.
Capt. Bryan Bailey uses an on board computer to translate information received from a drop sonde into coordinates for a precision air drop March 18, 2010, at Altus Air Force Base, Okla. Captain Bailey is a weapons officer with the 54th Airlift Squadron.(U.S. Air Force Photo/Master Sgt. Jack Braden)

Air Force wants to experiment with consolidating service desk, device management

Experiments at up to 20 of 187 bases globally will "leverage commercially owned and operated IT services at those bases to learn and adjust before transitioning to…