IBM signs 5-year contract with Amtrak
IBM Corp. said that it has signed a five-year contract to provide information technology services to Amtrak, the passenger train operator.
Amtrak, which employs 19,000 workers and transports more than 28.7 million passengers annually, will receive help with data center services, including mainframes, servers and security, from Armonk-based IBM.
IBM also will support the infrastructure for Amtrak’s reservation system that handles ticket orders through the Web, telephone, and ticket counters. The contract continues a relationship between IBM and Amtrak that dates back to 1994. Financial details of the contract were not disclosed.