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Black Box Among Recipients of $7.9 Billion US Air Force Contract
Posted on Tuesday, June 30, 2015

PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA – June 30, 2015 – Black Box Corporation (NASDAQ: BBOX), a leading technology solutions provider, announced today that it is one of 20 industry partners awarded prime contractor status to provide information technology products and solutions to the United States Air Force through its Network-Centric Solutions 2 (NETCENTS-2) NetOps and Infrastructure Solutions Full and Open, Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity contract. NETCENTS-2 contracts provide the Air Force with a primary source of IT products, services and solutions.

The 10-year, $7.9 billion multiple-award contract includes product and services designed to improve global network operations, mission-critical applications, infrastructure support and upgrades, reconnaissance mission capabilities (C4ISR), system integration, security, research and development and other strategic IT communications initiatives. Under the contract’s structure, Black Box could provide an indefinite quantity of supplies or services through 2025.

“We are honored to be chosen as a NETCENTS-2 NetOps and Infrastructure Solutions contractor,” commented Black Box Government Solutions Senior Vice President and Regional General Manager, Jeffrey Murray. “The Black Box team looks forward to leveraging our innovative technologies and solutions to help support the Air Force’s IT initiatives and enterprise-critical needs worldwide.”

Black Box has dedicated resources focused on governmental agency requirements. The Company offers a complete range of products, communications and infrastructure solutions and technical support services to numerous local, state and federal agencies.

About Black Box

Black Box is a leading technology solutions provider dedicated to helping customers build, manage, optimize and secure their IT infrastructure. Black Box delivers high-value products and services through its global presence and 4,000 team members. To learn more, visit the Black Box Web site at

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