VariQ Corporation was awarded a 2 year contract by the Department of Homeland
Security, Office of Biometric Identity Management (OBIM) to provide Automated
Biometric Identification System (IDENT) releases and associated lifecycle
support services for compliance with the DHS Acquisition Directive 102/Systems
Engineering Lifecycle (SELC) processes to meet OBIM and stakeholder requirements.
OBIM is the lead entity with the Department of Homeland Security for biometric
data, providing information technology in support of the DHS Strategic
Mission. OBIM operates a major automated identification system in support
of its mission: the Automated Biometric Identification System (IDENT).
IDENT supports OBIM in providing information to, and performing analysis
services for, decision makers at federal, state, local, and international
law enforcement levels, as well as for immigration partners.
“This contract award further strengthens our strong position in the
application development market”, said Ben Edson, Founder and Chief
Executive Officer at VariQ. This competitive win demonstrates that VariQ’s
application development capability facilitated by our appraised CMMI Level
3 (Development) methodology continues to be selected as the best solution
for both new and existing customers.
www.variq.com ) is an agile IT and cyber-security services company that helps its customers
meet the challenges of a continuously evolving technology landscape with
innovative solutions. VariQ holds prime contracts with DHS, FAA, GSA,
Navy, SPAWAR, NIH, CFPB, IRS, USDA, FERMI, and other customers.