|By PR Newswire||
|January 28, 2014 08:40 AM EST||
RESTON, Va., Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ardent Management Consulting (ArdentMC) announced today that it was awarded the first task order under the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Geospatial Technical Support Services (GTSS) Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA). The task order, part of the $98 million BPA, supports the National Operations Center (NOC) Common Operating Picture (COP). ArdentMC will perform the work at the DHS Nebraska Avenue Complex (NAC) facility in addition to several data centers located in Virginia and Mississippi.
ArdentMC supports the DHS Office of Operations and Coordination (OPS), which administers the NOC, the principle federal operations center for Homeland Security related incidents. The Information received by the DHS NOC must be promptly analyzed, displayed, and reported using the COP platform and tools. ArdentMC delivers pivotal supporting services crucial to the mission needs of the Department through continued development of the COP system. Under the task order, ArdentMC will provide full lifecycle support for the DHS COP program to include project management, application development and implementation, business process reengineering, operations and maintenance, training, quality assurance and test, data integration and interoperability, and surge support.
Brandon LaBonte, ArdentMC President and Chief Executive Officer, said, "We are honored to have been chosen to provide geospatial technical support services for the DHS COP program. We have been involved with the DHS COP for the last four years and are pleased to have been selected as the prime contractor for this task order."
About ArdentMC: Virginia-based software development firm, Ardent Management Consulting (ArdentMC) is a Small Business Administration (SBA)-Certified HUBZone firm with offices in Reston, VA and Maui, HI. ArdentMC delivers high-end software solutions providing security, defense, and situational awareness enhancements to clients whose mission includes managing both expected and unexpected events. ArdentMC applies an agile, on-the-ground approach to solution development that fuses client-embedded mission staff with leading experts in technologies such as big data, real-time analysis, mobile collection and geospatial information into true operating pictures for decision support, information sharing and collaboration. ArdentMC – Agility in Action. For more information on ArdentMC visit www.ardentmc.com or call 703-964-8010.
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