1901 Group has been awarded a task order with the Federal Trade Commission to refresh the agency’s business systems by leveraging Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program-authorized cloud-based solutions.
The contract, which falls under the FTC Information Technology Support Service blank purchase agreement, has a potential value of $6,177,743 over a 5.5.-year period if all options are exercised. 1901 Group was one of four companies awarded a BPA to provide IT support services to FTC.
Specifically, the company will help design and implement a low-code, cloud-based solution that will serve as the architectural foundation for FTC’s modernization of its business applications while supporting the cultural shift to cloud computing.
To revamp the applications, 1901 Group is also tasked with providing FTC-level architecture design, application development, security engineering and subject matter expertise. The company will help with platform development and configuration, application redesign and implementation, application cutover, and ongoing operation and maintenance for the platform.
James Christopher, executive vice president of operations and engineering at 1901 Group, said the company is honored FTC has selected it to modernize its applications.
“We look forward to leveraging our expertise and experience using FedRAMP authorized SaaS and IaaS to securely transition legacy applications to a hybrid cloud solution,” he said. “Our solution will provide FTC with an integrated platform that leverages the FedRAMP clouds of both ServiceNow and Microsoft Azure to deliver a flexible solution to meet FTC needs.”
1901 Group plans to use its understanding of cloud platforms and experience in mission application modernization to provide FTC with a path to reach a single technology stack in a FedRAMP cloud for the development and hosting of all its business application.