|By Business Wire||
|March 31, 2014 10:40 AM EDT||
Octo Consulting Group, a provider of technology and management consulting services that enable the federal government to be more agile, cost-effective and efficient, was awarded a five-year contract worth up to $115 million by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for infrastructure, design, engineering, architecture and integration (IDEAI-2).
Octo and its teaming partners will provide the USPTO independent, objective and expert technical advice and assistance for ongoing and future information technology initiatives, as well as provide the agency unbiased, third-party reviews of other government contractors’ plans, performance and products.
“Octo is honored to have been selected by USPTO to expand our work with the agency and help move it towards an optimized, on-demand service-oriented infrastructure that is scalable and meets the agency’s future IT needs,” said Jay Shah, executive vice president, Octo Consulting Group.
“The IDEAI-2 award exemplifies Octo’s strategy of providing solutions that enable complex missions and points to our strength as a trusted, innovative partner in the federal civilian market.”
Beginning in early May 2014, Octo will provide system design and engineering support to the patent and trademark application processing and examination functions, USPTO management and administrative systems as well as the agency’s processes for the dissemination of patent and trademark information to the public.
Octo was chosen because of its proven corporate capabilities in delivering IDEAI-2 services with solutions that utilize best practices like Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL ®) and IT Service Management.
Octo currently supports the USPTO by providing engineering and technical advisory support services, storage infrastructure assessments, and user centered design principles for the Patent Trial and Appeals Board infrastructure.
About Octo Consulting Group
Founded in 2006 as a fresh alternative to the traditional consulting firm, Octo Consulting Group is a leading provider of technology and management consulting services to the federal government. Octo empowers its consultants to deliver the results IT leaders in government and business need to improve performance and accomplish their missions. By emphasizing efficiency and agility, Octo is able deliver intelligent solutions and results faster, with lower costs and measurable outcomes.
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