HERNDON, VA, December 9, 2013 - UNICOM Government, Inc., (UGI) a leading provider of IT solutions supporting the missions of government agencies, today announced that the Office of Procurement Operations (OPO) of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has awarded UGI as one of the fifteen primes that will compete to provide technology development, implementation and maintenance services under the EnterpriseAcquisition Gateway for Leading Edge Solutions II (EAGLE II) contractto the Department. The award spans the next five (5) years, with an additional two-year option period, without requiring requalification, and has a maximum contract value of $22 billon. UNICOM Governmentis a division of the multinational IT solution provider UNICOM Global.
EAGLE II is the next generation of an Indefinite-Delivery, Indefinite-Quantity (IDIQ) contract to deliver solutions in three functional service categories. UGI received an award in the Unrestricted Track of Functional Category 1 – Service Delivery, which provides a full range of services and solutions in support of developing, implementing and maintaining technology to support the DHS mission and business functions across the entire lifecycle of a program.
“The award of the EAGLE II contract to UNICOM Government underscores the continued confidence DHS has in UGI,” said Corry Hong, founder and CEO of UNICOM Global. “This award potentially means the addition of new jobs in the tech sector in both the federal space and throughout California to support a variety of new programs and solutions. The effective support of the mission of Homeland Security is of paramount importance, and this award increases our reach which has already included security at Miami InternationalAirport, the Port of Oakland and other ports of entry and critical facilities through the United States.”
The UNICOM Government team has implemented mission-critical solutions to the Department of Homeland Security since its inception following the events of September 11, 2001. This has included major initiatives including solutions for Customs Border Patrol (CBP), the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).
UNICOM Government, formerly known as GTSI (NASDAQ: GTSI) was acquired by UNICOM Global in 2012, and following the acquisition the new organization has been strengthened with the financial foundation, depth of relationships and increased commitment to technical excellenceof UNICOM Global. UNICOM was founded in 1981 by Mr. Corry Hong, who continues today as president and CEO to lead the expanding operation with his technical, financial and business acumen. For more than three decades, UNICOM has established itself as the leader in delivering mission-critical solutions around the world in the federal, state and local government organizations in addition to its expansive commercial base of customers.
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About UNICOM® Government www.unicomgov.com
UNICOM Government is a leading provider of technology solutions and professional services to federal, state and local governments. Founded in 1983, the company has helped meet the unique IT needs of more than 1,700 governmental agencies worldwide. UNICOM Government and its professionals draw on their deep knowledge, strategic partnerships, customer service and numerous industry certifications to guide agencies in selecting the most cost-effective technology available. With extensive capabilities and past performance in software development, data center, networking, collaboration, security and cloud computing solutions, as well as with advance engineering, integration, support and financial services – and broad portfolio contacts – UNICOM Government eases the planning, purchasing and deployment of IT solutions and facilitates the management of mission-critical IT throughout the lifecycle. UNICOM Government has facilities in and around Herndon, Virginia, and formerly traded on the NASDAQ exchange under the symbol (NASDAQ: GTSI).
About DHS EAGLE II
The objective of the EAGLE II is to establish the next generation of EAGLE Indefinite-Delivery, IndefiniteQuantity (IDIQ) contracts. EAGLE II provides IT support services in three functional service categories: Functional Category 1 - Service Delivery, which will provide a full range of services and solutions in support of developing, implementing, and maintaining technology to support the DHS mission and business functions across the entire lifecycle of a program, Functional Category 2 - Information Technology Program Support Services, which will provide the full range of business and technical management services in support of DHS offices or programs, and Functional Category 3 - Independent Test, Validation, Verification, and Evaluation (IV&V), which will provide independent test, validation, verification, and evaluation solutions to ensure that all IT products and services meet DHS standards, and are performing to defined design, cost, schedule and performance specifications/capabilities.
About UNICOM® Global www.unicomglobal.com
UNICOM Global consists of more than thirty (30) corporate entities encompassing a wide range of businesses across multiple states and countries. With its corporate headquarters in Los Angeles, California, to offices in Illinois, Massachusetts, Maryland, New Hampshire, North Carolina, New
Jersey, Texas and Virginia, as well as across Europe in the UK, Ireland, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Belgium and Switzerland, UNICOM Global offers deep in-house resources and flexible IT solutions to our partners worldwide. UNICOM Global focuses on acquiring and integrating mature and growing mid-cap NASDAQ, London Stock Exchange AIM and German publically-traded companies in technology, financing, IT real estate, and business services. Please visit any or all of our websites for additional information about the services, products and solutions that UNICOM Global offers:
|UNICOM Global - Assets, capital and investment management
|UNICOM Systems - IBM Mainframe software products
|UNICOM Government (formerly NASDAQ: GTSI) - Government IT solutions
|UNICOM Engineering (formerly NASDAQ: NEI) Appliance platform
|U.S. Robotics - Data communications products
|DETEC - Document composition products
|SoftLanding Systems - IBM i software products
|Macro 4 (formerly LONDON: MAO) - Document Management products
|illustro - z/OS and z/VSE software products
|iET Solutions - ITIL ITSM software products
|Eden - Domino Notes and Open Systems products
|CICS.com - Hardware, Software, Outsourcing and Professional Services
|UNICOM Capital - Business and Financial Services