McLean, VA (PRWEB) January 28, 2014
Octo Consulting Group, a provider of technology and management consulting services that enable the federal government to be more agile, cost-effective and efficient, was awarded two contracts worth up to $29 million by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to provide management consulting and systems architecture and engineering services to the Office of the Chief Information Officer. These contracts significantly extend Octo’s presence in the national security sector and will be crucial in assisting USAID meet its cross-cutting mission and technology initiatives.
“Octo is honored to have been selected by USAID to be a partner in furthering the agency’s comprehensive foreign policy humanitarian initiatives,“ said Mehul Sanghani, chief executive officer, Octo Consulting Group. “These contracts leverage our engineering and architecture expertise, augmented by extensive past performance, to implement critical IT solutions for the agency here in the continental United States and at USAID missions throughout the world.
Octo was awarded a five-year, full and open, contract worth $24.9 million to support key USAID engineering and architecture initiatives such as intranet modernization, internet modernization (USAID.gov), IPv6, enterprise disaster recovery, wireless as well as multi-cast capabilities. These programs are essential to the agency as it moves towards standardizing its IT initiatives.
In addition, Octo was awarded a five-year contract worth $3.9 million, to provide management consulting and to develop processes to ensure that USAID meets Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) requirements, which guarantees the security of the agency’s IT systems.
These contacts represent a new milestone for Octo and will be the company’s first prime engagements with USAID. Combined, these contracts contribute to the agency’s ability to meet the IT needs of its employees, programs and operations that are responsible for furthering the United State’s foreign policy humanitarian mission.
About Octo Consulting Group
Founded in 2006 as a fresh alternative to the traditional consulting firm, Octo Consulting Group is a leading provider of technology and management consulting services to the federal government. Octo empowers its consultants to deliver the results IT leaders in government and business need to improve performance and accomplish their missions. By emphasizing efficiency and agility, Octo is able deliver intelligent solutions and results faster, with lower costs and measurable outcomes.
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