Sevatec Awarded Prime Contract to Support DOS IIP CMS Implementation

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Firm to facilitate implementation and pilot for new open source CMS platform

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Delivering a more responsive and comprehensive web-publishing infrastructure will maintain IIP’s mission to support critical needs in U.S. foreign policy goals and national security threats.

Sevatec, Inc. (Sevatec), a leading provider of management and technology consulting services for the federal government, announced today that it has been awarded a prime contract to support the Department of State (DOS), Bureau of International Information Programs (IIP), Office of Digital Publishing. Under the terms of this contract, Sevatec will provide a variety of IT and web development services to support the modernization and transition of IIP’s legacy Webgui embassy infrastructure to an agile and open source CMS platform with a new front-end design.

“This opportunity to introduce and modernize DOS IIP’s CMS platform through Agile and DevOps methodologies will help deploy applications and capabilities to DOS and its American and International customers significantly faster and with fewer operational issues,” said Sonny Kakar, Sevatec’s Chief Executive Officer. “Delivering a more responsive and comprehensive web-publishing infrastructure will maintain IIP’s mission to support critical needs in U.S. foreign policy goals and national security threats. It is a tremendous honor for Sevatec to be selected on this effort and continue our long-standing partnership with DOS.”

The IIP’s Office of Digital Publishing is responsible for supporting more than 450 U.S. embassy and consulate websites. The IIP facilitates and provides the infrastructure to foster foreign audiences and relationships, supporting mission critical information regarding U.S. policy and embassy activities to more than 450,000 online visitors each day. Sevatec will be responsible for facilitating and implementing the user research and architecture, designing interfaces and prototypes, transitioning legacy data, and successfully deploying the new CMS embassy platform.

As the IIP’s highest-value, lowest-risk solutions provider, the Sevatec team is comprised of CMS development experts with experience in IIP core web technologies, cost-effective methodologies, and broad web development support across DOS. The Sevatec team includes trusted subcontractor, Automattic, Inc., the leading web development provider in the open source community and founder of the website hosting service, WordPress.

About Sevatec
Sevatec, a high-technology services firm, serves our country by engaging trusted talent and leveraging technology innovation to overcome the federal government’s most pressing challenges. We provide cutting-edge web and mobile technology solutions, rapidly developed custom and COTS software applications, data analytics and business intelligence solutions, and end-to-end infrastructure and security support across the federal government. Complementing these technical skills, our industry experts perform management consulting, human capital, and training services to ensure agencies thrive during technology and organizational changes. Sevatec has achieved CMMI Maturity Level 3 ratings for both Development (DEV) and Services (SVC) and is also an ISO 9001:2008, 20000-1:2011, and 27001:2013 certified company.

Sevatec was founded in 2003 on the concept of “Seva,” which means “a commitment to serving others.” We attract and retain trusted talent to partner with our government customers and engage in projects that serve to protect and improve the lives of Americans. Our portfolio of clients includes mission-critical technology and consulting initiatives across the federal government including Homeland and Law Enforcement Agencies, Department of Defense, Department of Transportation, Department of State, and multiple Civilian Departments and Agencies.

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