Modis and WTS Partner to Deliver IT Solutions for Department of Homeland Security
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. and ROCKVILLE, Md., Sept. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Modis, a leading IT staffing provider, and WTS, an IT integration, consulting and engineering firm, announced today that WTS has been awarded a Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) by the Department of Homeland Security’s U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency. The contract enables WTS to partner with Modis in deploying IT solutions for Software Operations and Maintenance Support Services for the Office of the Chief Information Officer.
Through the five-year agreement, which has a cumulative BPA value of up to approximately $50 million, WTS and Modis will play an instrumental role in the long term software operations and maintenance needs of ICE, including software development and integration, database management and infrastructure support.
“We are excited to build on our nine-year relationship with Modis and team up to effectively service a growing list of mission-critical law enforcement systems,” said Marc Wexler, president, WTS.
“We are thrilled to be a teaming partner in this significant win with our long-time, valued partner, WTS,” said Tim Martin, sales director, Government Services Group, Modis. “Our partnership combines our unique IT staffing capabilities with WTS’ IT integration expertise to create a powerhouse that can deliver the top IT solutions the federal government seeks.”
Modis has been supporting the U.S. government’s citizenship charters through the Department of Homeland Security and legacy INS for 15 years.
Modis is North America’s second largest global provider of information technology staffing services. As the most dynamic IT recruitment specialists in the world, Modis connects leading companies in virtually every industry with top IT professionals for both temporary and permanent assignments. With keen industry insight, tenacity and unmatched depth of expertise, Modis understands the world of IT and the people who practice it. It is this understanding that empowers Modis to help both clients and candidates make exceptional connections in today’s complex world of technology. As of January 2011, Modis has joined forces with Ajilon Consulting to create a true powerhouse in the field of IT staffing, offering the most expansive talent base, branch network and global reach available in today’s workforce. For additional information, please visit www.modis.com.
WTS is a technology integration, consulting and engineering firm that works with government organizations and corporate partners to produce high-quality technical solutions within the federal IT landscape. In working towards solutions, they bring professional experience and positive attitudes that enable us to partner for the common good and deliver on a wide range of technical initiatives. Their approach to any project or engagement includes understanding the resident environment as defined by process, technology and culture. Once this environment is understood, WTS weaves professional development, architecture and integration services into the environment in a manner that is both seamless and cost-effective. The end result is a marriage of business and technology that enhances operations and commoditizes IT.