Unissant selected by the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) for $26M contract to provide IT support to the Office of CIO

RESTON, Va., Nov. 17, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Unissant, Inc., an advanced data analytics and business solutions provider that combines agility with innovation, today announced that it was selected by the Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) Administration for Children and Families (ACF) to support and maintain the operational environments for ACF systems.

Under this five-year contract, Unissant will be supporting the ACF’s Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) with wide-ranging support services that include systems engineering and integration, data center design, application/system design, technology insertions and IT Service Management Processes Support.

A division of the Department of HHS, ACF promotes the economic and social well-being of children, families, individuals and communities with leadership and resources for compassionate, effective delivery of human services.

“Unissant has a long history of working with Government CIOs, ensuring IT operations and service delivery align with business needs and reduce costs while improving customer satisfaction and enhancing IT effectiveness,” said Manish Malhotra, Chairman and CEO of Unissant. “We are proud to be selected by ACF to help them promote an efficient and secure computing environment by maintaining data in a manner that holds it at the highest level of confidentiality, integrity, and availability, ensuring privacy protections at all times.”

Unissant’s teaming partner on this program, Synectics, is an industry leader in Grants Management and Data Analytics Solutions. Synectics has over 20 years of experience working with programmatic and grants office staff on creating, operating, maintaining and modernizing grants systems across HHS including extensive work at ACF and the Office of Head Start (OHS).

About Unissant Inc.
Unissant is an advanced data analytics, and business transformation services provider with expertise in healthcare and health IT, finance, national security, and energy. The company delivers innovative solutions to assist government agencies and private sector businesses in tackling their biggest challenges. Founded in 2006, Unissant is a SDB, CMMI Level 3, ISO 9001 & 27001 certified company headquartered in Reston, Virginia. In March 2017, Unissant received the Government Project of the Year award by Small and Emerging Contractors Advisory Forum (SECAF).

About Synectics for Management Decisions Inc. (Synectics)
Synectics is a mid-tier CMMI Level 3, ISO 9001:2015, and ISO 20000 certified data science and IT consulting firm based in Arlington, VA. It has serviced the Federal Government for over 40 years and its current clients include ACF, the National Science Foundation (NSF), the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Agency (SAMHSA), and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). Its core capabilities include health IT solutions; data science and analytics; and grants management solutions that encompass infrastructure management, application development, and enterprise architecture.

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