Guident Awarded Blanket Purchase Agreement by Environmental Protection Agency
Company Lands Five-Year, $18 Million Task Order
Herndon, VA - May 21, 2012 - Guident, a leading integrator of business intelligence and systems engineering services to the government and commercial marketplaces, today announced that it has been awarded a Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) and subsequent task order by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The five-year BPA is to provide professional technical consulting in the areas of Oracle-based systems development and migration services at the EPA headquarters (HQ) in Washington, DC, at its Research Triangle Park, NC location, as well as at regional offices across the United States.
Leveraging this new vehicle, Guident secured a task order from the EPA's Office of Emergency Management (OEM) for technical and operational support services. The task order, which is for one base year with four option years and is valued close to $18 million, is for the development, maintenance, and operation of enterprise-wide information management tools to support emergency preparedness, prevention, and response activities.
"The Oracle Database Management System is the standard environment for the EPA," said Dan Ackerman, Executive Vice President at Guident. "This BPA enables Guident to develop major mission-critical systems using Oracle software agency-wide. Guident has a longstanding partnership with the EPA, serving 18 different offices and managing over 50 projects since 2003. We look forward to continuing to serve the OEM and other offices across the agency as they work diligently towards their mission of protecting human health and the environment."
Headquartered in Herndon, VA, Guident is a leading integrator of data analytics and systems engineering services to the government and commercial marketplaces. Guident assists its public and private sector clients in tightly managing project scope, budget, resources, and risks to ensure success. For more information, visit www.guident.com.