Criterion Systems Awarded $26.5M Contract to Provide IT Services to the US Department of Commerce OCIO

Criterion Systems Awarded $26.5M Contract to Provide IT Services to the US Department of Commerce OCIO


VIENNA, Va., Oct. 3, 2017 – Criterion Systems, Inc. today announced the company was awarded a $26.5 million Alliant Small Business task order to provide a full range of Information Technology (IT) services in support of the US Department of Commerce (DOC) Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) Office of IT Services (OITS).

On August 15, 2017, Criterion began providing front-line daily operations support and customer service responsibilities for the OITS. The company is also tasked with operating, maintaining, and enhancing the Herbert C. Hoover Building (HCHB) network (HCHBNet), the infrastructure that provides data, voice, WiFi/wireless and emergency broadcast services at the DOC’s headquarters in Washington, DC.

The DOC OCIO is responsible for the development and implementation of the agency’s Enterprise Architecture, spanning IT systems and technical services across the department’s operating units and staff offices. Data from the Commerce Department touches every American and informs daily business decisions and the OCIO provides IT leadership to advance its mission as a defender and champion of the digital economy.

“We are pleased to support the modernization of the DOC OCIO’s technology infrastructure, particularly as renovations continue at the Herbert C. Hoover Building,” stated Promod Sharma, Criterion’s President and CEO. “This is our first contract with the DOC, and we will bring our mature processes and deep domain knowledge in cybersecurity and IT infrastructure to this important project.”

About Criterion Systems

Criterion Systems, Inc. (Criterion) is a mature small business systems integrator and cyber operations-focused company. Since 2005, Criterion has provided cybersecurity, IT infrastructure operations, systems engineering, and application development across our nation’s mission-critical environments. Criterion is Capability Maturity Model Integration CMMI-DEV Level 3 certified and an International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 9001-2015, ISO 20000-1:2011, and ISO 27001:2013 company. Headquartered in Vienna, Va., with offices in Albuquerque, N.M., and Las Vegas, Nev., Criterion supports customer operations at 46 sites worldwide. For more information, please visit the website:

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