US Marine Corps upgrades Base Infrastructure and Unified Communications

Black Box Corporation (NASDAQ: BBOX) has been awarded a USD17.9 million contract from the Marine Corps Systems Command Base Telecommunications Infrastructure (BTI) Program Office to upgrade and expand the existing telecommunication network architecture and systems to a high availability Unified Communications solution at MCB Camp Lejeune, NC, the company said.

The project represents an ongoing effort by the Marines to improve command and control, communications, computing, and intelligence (C4I) capability sets at Marine Corps Bases globally.

Black Box was selected because of its value-based solution to the technical requirements, its experience, and its reputation for providing best of breed fully integrated UC capabilities and solutions for the Marines and other Defense Department organizations worldwide. Black Box works closely with the US Marines and other MILDEPs assuring that its provided solutions are aligned with C4I mission outcome requirements.

Black Box provides technology solutions to build, manage, optimize, and secure IT infrastructure.