Archive for 2009

Focus Receives Top Past Performance Certification

Tuesday, September 8th, 2009

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Focus Technology Consulting Receives Top PPE Score from Dun & Bradstreet Open Ratings

Rockville, MD – September 8, 2009 – Focus Technology Consulting, an Information Technology services company for government and enterprise clients, announced today that has achieved a Top-Performer score based on the Past Performance Evaluation survey responses of its reference customers. Focus’s PPE score of 88/100 demonstrates outstanding overall customer satisfaction relative to similar companies.

About the Past Performance Evaluation (PPE) Program
Each year, Open Ratings helps thousands of companies secure contracts with large purchasing organizations such as the GSA by verifying their performance with Past Performance Evaluations (PPEs). The customer satisfaction metrics that are evaluated include:
• Reliability
• Cost
• Order Accuracy
• Delivery/Timeliness
• Quality
• Business Relations
• Personnel
• Customer Support
• Responsiveness

*The PPE score is based on the survey feedback of between four and twenty verified references. The Top 20% is relative to similar companies during the same time period.

To Obtain the Detailed PPE Report
To obtain a copy of the PDF PPE report for Focus Technology Consulting, please visit https://prod.openratings.com/certified/index.pl?page=duns&orderid=1402558

About Open Ratings
Open Ratings is a leading provider of software, services and information for proactive supply management. Open Ratings solutions help companies to lower costs, reduce risks and increase profitability by reducing supply management costs and improving supply management initiatives. At the core of Open Ratings solutions is patent-pending predictive technology that provides advance notice of supplier performance and financial stability problems. For more information, visit Open Ratings on the Web at http://www.openratings.com.

About Focus Technology Consulting
Focus Technology Consulting delivers expert Information Technology services and innovative technology expertise to government and enterprise clients. Our industry-leading practices ensure that Focus provides clients with the best-qualified and best-prepared talent. Our unmatched ability to listen to – and understand – clients’ unique requirements allows us to deliver customized, best-in-class solutions. The company was recently ranked #14 on the Washington Technology Fast 50 list and closed over $5 million in growth financing. Focus Technology Consulting operates under GSA Schedule 70 (Professional Information Technology Services).

For more information on Focus Technology’s Information Technology services and technology expertise, visit www.focustech.com

Focus Awarded State of Maryland CATS II Contract Vehicle

Wednesday, June 17th, 2009

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Focus Technology Consulting awarded State of Maryland CATS II Contract Vehicle

Rockville, MD – June 17, 2009 – Focus Technology Consulting, an Information Technology services company for the federal and private sectors, announced today that it was awarded a Master Contract for the State of Maryland’s Consulting and Technical Services (CATS) II contract vehicle.

Under this award, Focus Technology Consulting will be able to provide technical services for state agencies and departments for the following functional areas:
• Web and Internet Systems
• Geographical Information Systems
• Software Engineering
• Systems/Facilities Management and Maintenance
• Information System Security
• IT and Telecommunications Financial and Auditing Consulting Services
• IT Management Consulting Services
• Business Process Consulting Services
• Documentation/Technical Writing

The CATS II contract vehicle provides Maryland state agencies with the flexibility to obtain IT resources quickly and efficiently by issuing Task Order Requests for Proposals (TORFP) or Requests for Resumes (RFR) specific to their needs. The CATS II Master Contract will run from 06/01/2009 to 05/31/2014.

Focus Technology Consulting has been providing IT services to both the federal and private sectors on a national basis for over 9 years. Headquartered in Rockville, Maryland, Focus looks forward to supporting the State of Maryland on the CATS II Master Contract.

About Focus Technology Consulting
Focus Technology Consulting delivers expert Information Technology services and innovative technology expertise to government and enterprise clients. Our industry-leading practices ensure that Focus provides clients with the best-qualified and best-prepared talent. Our unmatched ability to listen to – and understand – clients’ unique requirements allows us to deliver customized, best-in-class solutions. The company was recently ranked #14 on the Washington Technology Fast 50 list and closed over $5 million in growth financing. Focus Technology Consulting operates under GSA Schedule 70 (Professional Information Technology Services).

For more information on Focus Technology’s Information Technology services and technology expertise, visit www.focustech.com

Focus participates in the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation’s GREAT STRIDES walk

Wednesday, May 13th, 2009

Focus participates in the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation’s GREAT STRIDES walk

Bethesda, MD – May 13, 2009 – Focus Technology Consulting, an information technology services company for federal and private sectors, participated today in the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation’s GREAT STRIDES walk. GREAT STRIDES: Taking Steps to Cure Cystic Fibrosis is the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation’s largest national fund-raising event. Tens of thousands of co-workers, friends and family come together each year as one community for one cause…to help find a cure for CF. Focus employees took part in the walk and contributed to the CF foundation.

Focus Team at CF walk

Focus Team at CF walk



About Focus Technology Consulting

Focus Technology Consulting delivers expert Information Technology services and innovative technology expertise to government and enterprise clients. Our industry-leading practices ensure that Focus provides clients with the best-qualified and best-prepared talent. Our unmatched ability to listen to – and understand – clients’ unique requirements allows us to deliver customized, best-in-class solutions. The company was recently ranked #14 on the Washington Technology Fast 50 list and closed over $5 million in growth financing. Focus Technology Consulting operates under GSA Schedule 70 (Professional Information Technology Services).

For more information on Focus Technology Consulting, visit www.focustech.com

Focus Names Paul “Sully” Sullivan and Craig Bandes to its Board

Wednesday, February 11th, 2009

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Focus Technology Consulting Names Paul “Sully” Sullivan and Craig Bandes to its Board

Rockville, MD – February 11, 2009 – Focus Technology Consulting, a high technology staffing and services company for federal and private sectors, announced today that it has appointed to its Board of Directors, Paul “Sully” Sullivan, a senior business development executive with 35+ years senior level experience in the private sector and U.S. armed forces and Craig Bandes, an executive with nearly 20 years of experience as a CEO and entrepreneur building companies in the defense and professional services industries.

Mr. Sullivan has served as a Senior Vice President of Business Development for BTG, Titan Corp., L-3 Communications, and most recently SAIC. Mr. Sullivan is currently the CEO/Founder of Cyberspace Solutions, serves on numerous Boards, and spent 23 years in the U.S. Navy as a cryptologic officer. “Sully is a great addition to the Focus team, he brings a wealth of knowledge and experience as one of the most respected business development executives in the federal sector,” stated Larry Langston, President and Chief Executive Officer, Focus Technology Consulting. “I believe Focus possesses the successful combination of a great team and a proven business model and I look forward to working with Larry and the Focus team,” said Sully.

Mr. Bandes was one of the co-founders of Focus Technology Consulting and was most recently the President & CEO of Global Secure Corp, a defense company focused on the homeland security market. Mr. Bandes has completed numerous strategic acquisitions and financings and is currently the CEO of Pixelligent Technologies and serves on numerous Boards. “Craig has a well established history in helping companies scale through a combination of organic growth and strategic acquisitions, it’s great to have him back on the team,” said Langston. “Focus has consistently delivered for both its federal and private sector clients and has built one of the best staffing reputations in the business and I look forward to working with Larry and the rest of the team,” said Bandes.

About Focus Technology Consulting
Focus Technology Consulting delivers expert staff augmentation services and innovative technology expertise to government and enterprise clients. Our industry-leading recruiting practices ensure that Focus provides clients with the best-qualified and best-prepared talent. Our unmatched ability to listen to – and understand – clients’ unique requirements allows us to deliver customized, best-in-class solutions. The company was recently ranked #14 on the Washington Technology Fast 50 list and raised over $5 million in growth financing. Focus Technology Consulting operates under GSA Schedule 70 (Professional Information Technology Services).

For more information on Focus Technology’s strategic staffing and technology expertise, visit www.focustech.com