ERT Awarded Ten-Year Contract to Support NOAA’s NOAALink Program
LAUREL, Md., Nov. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ — Earth Resources Technology, Inc. (ERT) today announced that it has been awarded a prime contract by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA) to provide information technology, product and service solutions, ensuring the use of leading-edge technology to better meet their needs and resulting implications for national security. The program will help NOAA work more effectively with business partners throughout NOAA, the Department of Commerce, other government agencies, and industry, enabling the agency to acquire a broad range of cost-effective, enterprise-wide IT solutions. The Multiple Award contract has a $2.5B ceiling with a 10-year period of performance. ERT will be supported by 11 subcontractors: Microsoft Corporation, Red River, TIBCO Software Inc., RCG, eKohs, InovaTech, Suh’dutsing, G&B Solutions, Raytheon Company, SRA, and Verizon Business.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) manages and delivers data and information to citizens and businesses in the areas of weather and water forecasts, search and rescue, climate change, environmental images, coastal maps, and ecosystems management. To facilitate this mission, the NOAALink contract vehicle will enable the IT organizations at NOAA to partner with industry with the goal of improving IT service delivery and support via: (1) establishing secure, enterprise-wide IT standardized solutions; (2) enabling the NOAA mission; (3) maximizing agility and innovation in IT service delivery; (4) delivering cost-effective IT solutions; (5) fostering strategic partnerships; and (6) creating effective IT governance.
“We are extremely pleased to be selected to expand our support for NOAA,” said Dr. Jingli Yang, ERT’s Chief Executive Officer. “We look forward to continuing our partnership with NOAA and DoC in a broad range of enterprise-wide IT services and solutions for the next 10 years.”
Earth Resources Technology, Inc. (ERT) is a woman-owned company of over 450 employees working in project and corporate offices located throughout the United States. ERT headquarters is located at 6100 Frost Place, Suite A, Laurel, MD 20707. Founded in 1993, ERT provides information technology, project management, scientific analysis, environmental, and engineering services to NOAA, The National Aeronautics and Space Administration, the Army Corps of Engineers, and various other government and commercial organizations. ERT’s core competencies in the area of information technology include: hardware, software and web architectures, design, and development; network, system, and database management and administration; data archive management; data acquisition systems design and implementation; IT security design and administration; network engineering; and help desk and end user services. For more information about ERT, please visit http://www.ertcorp.com/.