Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) November 14, 2006
Optimal Solutions and Technologies (OST) -- CMMI Level 3 externally appraised information technology services provider -- today announced that the company has been awarded a contract for information technology (IT) services as part of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Enterprise Acquisition Gateway for Leading Edge Solutions (EAGLE) program. The EAGLE contract is for five years with two 1-year options. The award to OST was in Functional Category 4- Software Development.
EAGLE will function as a DHS-wide platform for acquiring IT services. OST will provide any and all phases of software design and development including deployment to ensure DHS applications and databases enable their users to meet critical mission goals and objectives. OST efforts will span the full range of software design, development, implementation and integration, including, but not limited to, concept development, planning, requirements definition and analysis, systems design and development, coding and testing, production, deployment, implementation, integration, and software application maintenance.
"DHS agencies and offices need highly reliable applications to ensure they can meet its critical mission of protecting the United States," said Vijay Narula, President and CEO of OST. As a specialist in COTS integration and implementation, custom application development and IT modernization, OST has the proven experience of providing software development and other IT modernization to support complex initiatives. Ajay Madan, COO of OST, says "The competition for the EAGLE contract was vigorous. We are proud to have been selected as an awardee, which we believe will enable OST to expand its current DHS support and help the agency operate more effectively and efficiently in tomorrow's environment of increased information demands and tightening budgetary constraints."
OST is a provider of management consulting, integrated information technology, and engineering services mainly to the aviation, defense, financial, health, insurance, transportation, and utility industries. Its client base includes numerous Fortune 1,000 companies and public sector organizations including the US Departments of Defense, Homeland Security, Housing and Urban Development, Transportation, and Treasury, as well as state and local governments. OST employs a large, technically superior staff of certified Project Management Professionals (PMP), architects/designers, developers, and analysts located in several offices including the District of Columbia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Virginia.
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