ActioNet Awarded Department of State (DoS) Data Engineering (DE) Contract

Vienna, VA – May 23, 2014

ActioNet, Inc. announced today the award of a five (5)-year task order entitled Data Engineering (DE) in support of Department of State (DOS). This task order will provide data engineering and database infrastructure support services necessary for planning, analysis, design, and implementation services for the Bureau of Consular Affairs.  These service also include contract and program management support to ensure that innovation, efficiency, and cost control practices are built into the program.

“ActioNet has helped DoS and its components achieve results for more than 7 years. We greatly appreciate the opportunity to add our expertise to this critical project for CA”, explained Gabe Osiier, ActioNet’s Director of National Security. “This contract is critical for the success of the agency’s large scale data and information network that supports clients worldwide.”

About the Bureau of Consular Affairs

The mission of the Department of State (DoS), Bureau of Consular Affairs (CA) is to protect the lives and interests of American citizens living or traveling abroad, and to enhance the national security of the United States. CA administers laws, formulates regulations and implements policies relating to the broad range of consular services and immigration. The Bureau supports over 270 U.S. government posts domestically and worldwide.  The Data Engineering (DE) program supports approximately 4,000 worldwide clients including 1,200 CA customers at headquarters. In addition, outside agency dependencies on CA databases since September 11, 2001 have increased dramatically.

The Office of Consular Systems and Technology (CST) within the Bureau develops, deploys and maintains the unclassified and classified IT infrastructures that help execute these missions. The Bureau currently manages over 800 servers worldwide, in order to comply with the fast paced changes inherent to data processing and telecommunications, CST requires that contractor services provide for rapid provisioning of highly experienced and trained individuals with the IT (information technology) backgrounds and the security clearances required of CA’s environment of workstation-based local and wide-area network infrastructures.

About ActioNet, Inc.

ActioNet, Inc., headquartered in Vienna, Virginia, is an SEI CMMI® Level 3, ISO 20000, ISO 27000, ISO 9001, HDI-certified, woman-owned IT Engineering Services Firm with strong qualifications and expertise in Cloud Strategies, Agile Software Development and Cyber Security.   As an innovation-oriented company, ActioNet also follows the Project Management Institute (PMI) methodology as well as Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) standards.  ActioNet has outstanding past performance, as evidenced by our "Exceeds Customer Expectations" rating from Dun & Bradstreet and a 92 out of 100 rating from Open Ratings. ActioNet holds the highest 5A1 Financial Rating from Dun & Bradstreet. ActioNet was designated one of the Best Workplaces for Commuters℠ by the Fairfax County Department of Transportation (FCDOT) 2013 -2014. Most recently, ActioNet was awarded the 2014 National Capital Corporate Growth Award, the highest of the growth categories, by the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG).

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Contact:

Michelle Barnes, 703-204-0090 Ext. 102, BD@actionet.com