The contract has the option of extension of two additional two-year terms with the total not to exceed contract value is approximately $79 million, Zensar said in a statement.
"We are pleased the City of San Diego selected Zensar as its provider to manage its network services. Zensar is committed to provide the City with exceptional customer service and delivery of the most up-to-date technology solutions," Zensar CEO and MD Sandeep Kishore said.
Zensar will deliver the services out of San Diego and its nearshore NOC based in Dallas, which will create additional jobs within North America, the company said.
"The Zensar team working on this project will be dedicated to the City of San Diego, with the key employees located within blocks of the downtown City campus at WeWork and the rest of the team at Zensar's network operating centre (NOC) in Dallas, Texas, where the city's current data centre is also located," the statement said.
This partnership aims to make the City of San Diego more transparent and accountable while enhancing security all at a lower cost for taxpayers, Mayor Kevin Faulconer said.
"We look forward to working with Zensar on several new projects to help modernise and improve the City's network as we replace aging technology with new digital infrastructure to better serve our residents," Faulconer added.