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ASI WINS CONTRACT TO ENHANCE WSSC Customer Service System

Upper Marlboro, MD, February 4, 2016 - ABSS Solutions Inc. (ASI), a Maryland Based Information Technology Company, is pleased to announce that the firm has now been awarded a contract by the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) to upgrade the Commission's Customer Service System. Under a sub-contract with SURE POWER CONSULTING this multi-year, $3,000,000 contract project will aid in a major IT modernization effort to decommission WSSC's legacy CSIS functionality with an enhanced Oracle Customer Care & Billing (CC&B) solution to improve the customer and stakeholder experience.

ASI supports the contract by assisting the prime in WSSC's implementation of core ORACLE CC&B functionality and the establishment of core business logic for customer care and billing work, including Customer Self Service. Additionally, ASI is supporting the integration of processes, data, and related systems between Oracle CC&B, Oracle Work & Asset Management (WAM), Oracle Mobile Workforce management (MWM), Meter Data Management (MDM) components, including implementation of the Field Work Process Integration Pack (PIP) and the productized integration between CC&B and e-Business Suite.

ASI is scheduled to participate in 10% or more of the contract effort. This new subcontract will continue ASI's nine (9) year tenure of serving WSSC as a qualified IT vendor, and is the start of a lasting partnership between ASI and SURE POWER CONSULTING.

ABSS Solutions, Inc., (ASI) is a Maryland Based Information Technology Company formed in 2007. In addition to customer service solutions, ASI is currently providing a host of Staff Support Services which encompass IT staffing, outsourcing and consulting including support areas of project management, network management, and application development. ASI also provides Systems Integration Services cloud to include Cloud storage and Operations, Law Enforcement Business Intelligence, Internet Security and Audio/Visual systems integration. ASI holds multiple federal, state and commercial contract vehicles including a WSSC Blanket Ordering Agreement (BOA), GSA IT 70 under contract number GS-35F-292AA and more. ASI is also a SBA certified 8(a) firm.

ABSS SOLUTIONS, INC. IS NOW 8(a) CERTIFIED BY THE U.S. SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

Upper Marlboro, MD, September 18, 2015 - ABSS Solutions Inc. (ASI), a Maryland Based Information Technology Company, is pleased to announce that we are now certified as a participant in the U.S. Small Business Administration's (SBA) 8(a) Business Development Program. ASI's 8(a) status will remain active for a nine-year period through September 18, 2024. As a certified participant in the 8(a) Program, ASI can now receive sole-source contracts, up to a ceiling of $4 million for goods and services and $6.5 million for manufacturing; as a result, the Government can more readily obtain our IT services. Also, as an 8(a) participant, we are able to form joint ventures and teams to bid on opportunities which will position our firm to build partnerships and seek a multitude of opportunities in the federal arena.

ABSS Solutions, Inc., (ASI) is a Maryland Based Information Technology Company formed in 2007. ASI is currently providing high-end application development services for Oracle Applications, .NET Web and Business Intelligence Solutions. ASI also provides help desk, customer service and field technical support for information and telecommunications systems. ASI holds multiple federal, state and commercial contract vehicles including GSA IT 70 under contract number GS-35F-292AA. ASI is also a SBA self-certified Small Business.

ASI WINS TECHNICAL SUPPORT SERVICES CONTRACT FOR MORGAN STATE UNIVERSITY

June 12, 2015 Upper Marlboro, MD. ASI is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a three contract from Morgan State University to provide the following services:

  • Telephone Maintenance for the NEC Univerge SV8500 IP PBX Systems and site support of the existing telecommunications infrastructure at Morgan State University. This includes existing NEC-PBX's, NEC-Q Master Automatic Call Distributor (ACD) and Mitel Voicemail System.
  • Maintenance and support 7 days a week 24 hours a day including the purchasing of all materials, parts, labor to support the maintenance of existing infrastructure and new installations as required by Morgan State University.

ASI ENGAGES ROAD MAP CONSULTING, LLC FOR BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT AND GSA CONTRACT MANAGEMENT SERVICES

ASI has recently retained the services of Road Map Consulting, LLC ( RMC), an expert in federal government strategic marketing and sales support to assist with leveraging ASI's unique service offerings and products combined with its strong past performance in the state and commercial Information Technology markets. RMC has been instrumental in assisting ASI with its federal government GSA Schedule 70 contract and with acquiring its SBA 8(a) certification.

RMC is confident that it will be able to strategically position ASI to capture major government programs, based on the background and experience of Mr. Henderson combined with ASI's federal SBA 8(a) designation and GSA Schedule contract vehicle. Justin Miller, Kim Canter and Michael Perch of RMC will serve as ASI Business Consultants and will support such outreach efforts of ASI such as Capture Management support, Sales and Marketing support, Teaming Agreements, Mentor Protégé Agreements, Joint Ventures and Proposal Development."



Michael Perch
President of Road Map Consulting LLC

ABSS Solutions, Inc. becomes certified by Prince George's County as a Certified County Based Business.

Upper Marlboro, MD, April 2, 2014 - ABSS Solutions, Inc. (ASI) is pleased to announce that it has been certified by Prince George's County Maryland as a Prince George's County Based Supplier, Certification Number CBBC-14-082. ASI which has always been headquartered in Prince George's County, is pleased to be recognized as a quality IT Solutions firm located within the County and as such receives additional consideration when competing for opportunities within the County. For additional information, please contact Russell Henderson, President of ASI at rhenderson@absssolutionsinc.com.

Here you will find information, news, and stories about ABSS Solutions, Inc., our staff, services, and events we're involved with.

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Headquartered in Upper Marlboro, Maryland, ABSS Solutions, Inc. was formed in 2007 after having acquired ABSS, Inc. in 2006. ABSS Solutions, Inc. is a full-service solutions provider specializing in a wide range of information technology services for commercial, state, and local governments. For additional information about Viscount's Freedom Access Control Systems, please visit http://viscount.com/products/freedom-access-controls. For additional information, please contact viscount_services@absssolutonsinc.com.

ABSS Solutions, Inc. becomes Authorized Amazon AWS Cloud Services Partner

Upper Marlboro, MD, February 18, 2014 - ABSS Solutions, Inc. (ASI) is pleased to announce that it is now an authorized Amazon, Inc. AWS Cloud services partner providing high quality, low cost, Cloud services. Through this partnership, ASI provides a host of cloud services, including:

  • Hosting Solutions and Offerings of Multiple Platforms
  • Big Data Storage Archival, Retrieval, and Virtual Machines
  • Product Consumption Pricing - Utility-based Fee Model
  • FISMA and FedRAMP Compliant Infrastructure Environment
  • NIST Compliant
  • SETECS Cloud Security SaaS
  • Full IT Support Services
  • Network Administration
  • Professional Services - Migration, Implementation, Integration, and Architectural
  • System Analysis of Current System Design; Inventory Assessment
  • Program Management and Project Management Services
  • Disaster Recovery and Continuity of Operations
  • Federal Vehicle for Cloud Services - GSA Schedule 70

ASI has been providing high quality information technology products and services to government and commercial customers for eight years and has now expanded into the area of cloud services. By partnering with Amazon, a world leader in cloud services and noted for its robust technology and low cost, ASI provides our customers with value-added integration services and outstanding reliability and performance.

Headquartered in Upper Marlboro, Maryland, ABSS Solutions, Inc. was formed in 2007 after having acquired ABSS, Inc. in 2006. ABSS Solutions, Inc. is a full-service solutions provider specializing in a wide range of information technology services for commercial, state, and local governments. For additional information about why your organization should consider cloud services and how ASI can contribute to that process, please download "Why Migrate to the Cloud" (located on http://www.absssolutionsinc.com/asi_downloads.htm). For additional information, please contact AWS_Services@absssolutionsinc.com.

ABSS Solutions, Inc. Awarded Multiple Award Schedule Contract by State of Maryland, Department of Information Technology (DoIT)

Upper Marlboro, MD, April 21, 2013 – ABSS Solutions, Inc. is pleased to announce that the State of Maryland, Department of Information Technology (DoIT) has awarded the company a Multiple Award Schedule Contract Consulting and Technical Services+ (CATS+)

Under the contract ABSS Solutions, Inc. can provide services for the following areas:
  • Functional Area 2 - Web and Internet Services,
  • Functional Area 3 - Electronic Document Management,
  • Functional Area 5 - Software Engineering,
  • Functional Area 6 - Systems/Facilities Management and Maintenance,
  • Functional Area 10 - IT Management Consulting Services,
  • Functional Area 11 - Business Process Consulting Services, and
  • Functional Area 17 - Documentation/Technical Writing

Russell Henderson, Jr., President and CEO of ASI stated that the company has been providing solutions to the State of Maryland since 2008 under CATS II.  Under CATS Plus, ASI will be able to compete for opportunities within the State for the next 15 years.  A complete listing of ASI's labor categories and rates can be found on ASI's website at www.abssolutionsinc.com

Based in Upper Marlboro, Maryland, ASI is a national provider & leader of IT support services.

ABSS Solutions, Inc. Awarded Multiple Award Schedule Contract
by U.S. General Services Administration

Upper Marlboro, MD, April 1, 2013 – ABSS Solutions, Inc. is pleased to announce that the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) has awarded the company a Multiple Award Schedule Contract on Federal Supply Schedule 70 for Information Technology Services (Contract Number GS35F292AA) for General Purpose Commercial Information Technology Equipment, Software and Services.

Under this contract, ABSS Solutions, Inc. can provide services to any Federal agency using Schedule 70 for the following labor categories:
  • Project Manager;
  • Program Manager, Senior;
  • Subject Matter Expert;
  • Applications Developer 1;
  • Applications Developer 2;
  • Help Desk Manager;
  • Help Desk Specialist;
  • Network Technician, Senior;
  • Network Technician;
  • Program Analyst 1;
  • Technical Writer.

Headquartered in Upper Marlboro, Maryland, ABSS Solutions, Inc. was formed in 2007. ABSS Solutions, Inc. is a full-service solutions provider specializing in a wide range of information technology services for commercial, state and local governments. Schedule labor categories and prices for ABSS Solutions, Inc. GSA Schedule 70 Contract GS35F292AA can be downloaded from www.absssolutionsinc.com under the Contract Vehicles tab.

"Obtaining the Schedule 70 Contract is a huge step in bringing ABSS Solutions' services to federal government agencies across the country," said Russell D. Henderson Jr., President and CEO. "We're proud to assist the GSA in obtaining the best possible products and services that we've built our reputation on as a leader in the industry," he added.

ABSS Solutions, Inc. Awarded Multiple Award Schedule Contract by the State of Maryland, Department of Information Technology (DoIT)

Upper Marlboro, MD, March 20, 2013 – ABSS Solutions, Inc. (ASI) is pleased to announce that the State of Maryland has notified ABSS Solutions, Inc. that it has successfully competed for the State of Maryland's fifteen-year Consulting and Technical Services Plus (CATS+) contract.

ABSS Solutions, Inc. has signed the contract with the State and we anticipate the State will countersign within the next few weeks.  Under the contract, ASI will be allowed to compete for Information Technology opportunities in the following functional areas:
  1. Web and Internet Services
  2. Software Engineering
  3. IT MANAGEMENT Consulting Services
  4. Electronic Document Management
  5. Systems / Facilities Management and Maintenance
  6. Business Process Consulting Services
  7. Documentation/Technical Writing

For additional information, please contact Russell D. Henderson, Jr., President at rhenderson@absssolutionsinc.com

ABSS Solutions, Inc. Awarded Multiple Award Schedule Contract
by Prince George's County Government

Upper Marlboro, MD, July 10, 2012 – ABSS Solutions, Inc. is pleased to announce that Prince George's County (PGC) Government has awarded the company a Multiple Award Schedule Contract for Consulting and Technical Services (CATS).

ABSS Solutions, Inc. has won the right to compete for solutions in six functional areas including:
  • Program Management Office,
  • Application/Software Engineering,
  • Datacenter/Facilities Management,
  • Service Desk Support,
  • Information Security, and
  • Documentation and Technical Writing.

Joining the ABSS Solutions, Inc. for this opportunity are three of Prince George's County's finest IT Service providers:

  • AU and Associates, Inc. is an applications development firm located in Lanham Maryland. AU is a certified Prince George's County MBE.

  • V-Empower, Inc. is an applications development and applications security firm located in Bowie, Maryland. V-Empower is a certified Prince George's County MBE.

  • Clear Government Solutions, Inc., located in Lanham, MD, is a leading provider of cloud computing and infrastructure services to federal, state and local government clients.

Headquartered in Upper Marlboro, Maryland, ABSS Solutions, Inc. was formed in 2007. ABSS Solutions, Inc. is a full-service solutions provider specializing in a wide range of information technology services for commercial, state and local governments. Schedule prices for PGC CATS can be downloaded from www.absssolutionsinc.com under the Contract Vehicles tab.

"This new contract will broaden our reach into supporting local governments," said Russell D. Henderson, Jr. President and CEO. "This is just another step in our corporate growth and very likely to continue," he added.

ABSS Solutions, Inc. Selected to Support Maryland
PeopleSoft Implementation

Upper Marlboro, MD — ABSS Solutions, Inc. (ASI) is pleased to announce the award of a three-year contract from the State of Maryland to provide PeopleSoft functional analysis services to the State.  Under the contract, which started in October 2011, the Maryland Department of Information Technology has acquired the services of ASI to provide a Senior PeopleSoft HCM Business/Functional Analyst.

This position will serve as a key business partner with various functions of HR in the State.  Our staff will utilize extensive knowledge of HR functional processes and PeopleSoft HCM systems to develop and validate function business requirements.  In addition, our staff will:
  • Participate in functional team meetings to document and assess business process changes and their impacts on current State operations.
  • Recommend and influence best practice solutions when it comes to business process improvement and application design.
  • Facilitate requirements gathering and documentation efforts, specifically in the areas of Core HR, Time and Labor, Benefits Administration, Employee and Manager Self Service, Position Management and Salary and Classification Administration;
  • Refine functional requirements to include: prioritization, elimination and consolidation;
  • Document requirements for internal and external interfaces, reporting, workflow and security for HR business processes; 
  • Document functional Use Test Cases and scripts;
  • Identify, document and escalate risks and issues; 
  • Serve as the liaison between the project team and State HR agencies for the purpose of requirements validation, issue resolution and coordination of project activities; 
  • Manage expectations, timelines and deliverables and thrive in a fast-paced team environment;
  • Understand the impact changes to the HR system configuration will have on integrated ERP systems and existing internal and external interfaces; and
  • Adhere to project protocols and guidelines, reporting to the project manager.

For additional information, please contact Russell Henderson at rhenderson@absssolutionsinc.com or (301) 358-5889.

ABSS Solutions, Inc. enters the World of Cloud Computing

Upper Marlboro, MD — ABSS Solutions, Inc. (ASI) is pleased to announce that we have reached an agreement with Clear Government Solutions to be a reseller of Clear Government's Cloud and badging solutions.

Clear Government Solutions, Inc. (CGS) is a full service high technology Engineering Design and Systems Integration firm.  Clear Government Solutions is an HSPD-12 end to end solutions provider.  CGS holds three GSA MAS Schedules; 65VA, 70 and 84.  CGS provides a full range of Physical and Logical Security solutions including Identity Management, HSPD-12 products and services, Access Control Systems, Video Surveillance, Electronic Security Systems, Cyber Security Solutions, Help desk and Cloud Computing Products & Solutions.  CGS' wholly owned subsidiary, Computer Literary World (CLW) is a prime contract holder on the GSA Infrastructure as a Service BPA, awarded in 10/2010.  CLW has an Authority to Operate (ATO) in all three functional areas of the IaaS BPA; Hosting, Virtual Machines and Storage.  CGS has serviced clients such as, Department of the Army, Armed Forces Reserved, National Guard, OCTO & Department of Interior.  CGS possesses the following contract vehicles; Seaport E, Connections II, CIOSP 3 (in evaluation) & GSA IaaS BPA. Clear Government Solutions is a small business.

Under the agreement ASI will be able to offer all CGS solutions to state, local and federal agencies. For additional information, please contact Russell Henderson at rhenderson@absssolutionsinc.com or (301) 358-5889.