Arlington, Virginia (PRWEB) October 31, 2013
Thermopylae Sciences & Technology, a leading geospatial services provider and Google Enterprise Partner, announced today that it has been awarded a Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) for Geospatial Technical Support Services (GTSS) for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS). A one-year base period with up to four option years was awarded via competitive bid to four different small businesses with a combined overall ceiling value of $98 million. Under this BPA, Thermopylae will provide information technology support to geospatial programs across DHS.
The GTSS program supports programs throughout DHS with geospatial and common operating picture technology requirements. Geospatial technology is an essential tool that supports a variety of DHS missions that include emergency management of natural and manmade disasters, planning for National Special Security Events, support of border security, immigration and customs enforcement, maritime security and other law enforcement missions, and critical infrastructure protection as well as situational awareness capabilities to DHS operations that rely on location-based technologies.
Under the terms of this BPA, Thermopylae will be responsible for providing:
- Program and project management
- Technical planning
- Engineering and implementation
- Analytics and processing
- Enterprise and technical architecture
- Data processing and management
- Operations and maintenance
“Thermopylae’s core expertise in geospatial technologies are an ideal fit for DHS’ ongoing needs,” said Thermopylae Sciences & Technology President, AJ Clark. “Our ability to provide both traditional and emerging technology support and development will help to continue DHS’ continued improvements and growth with geospatial capabilities.”
TST is a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) that focuses on excellence in all we do for our government and private sector customer base. We are a full-service IT company that specializes in mobile, geospatial, and cloud technologies. We are a Premier Google Enterprise Partner and offer a robust lineup of software products in addition to our IT services. Our major customer base includes offices within DHS, the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA), Department of State (DOS), USAID, US Army, Intelligence Community (IC), and USSOUTHCOM, as well as many private companies within the commercial sectors.
TST is a different type of company. Often referred to as “Silicon Valley in the Beltway,” we reward creativity and innovation, and strive to bring emerging technologies to our customers in ways that can enhance organizational performance and further their missions. We pair industry experts in information technology with team members that are subject-matter experts on our customers' key problem sets. The result: cutting-edge solutions that are tailored directly to our customers' needs. TST has been recognized by the Washington Business Journal as a “Best Place to Work” for 2013, cited as the Innovation category winner for the C4ISR Journal’s Big 25 Awards for 2012, and recognized as Google Enterprise’s Maps for Business Innovation Partner of the Year for 2012.