CSC and Knight Point Systems Receive Department of Homeland Security Award
News Release -- June 21, 2012
FALLS CHURCH, Va., June 21 – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU) selected CSC (NYSE: CSC) and Knight Point Systems to receive the 2012 DHS Mentor-Protégé Team of the Year award. The award is presented to the mentor-protégé team that demonstrates teamwork, and the mentor that provides the most effective developmental support to a protégé. Working with senior DHS management, the OSDBU solicited nominations from participating mentors to determine the winner.
“This recognition of our work with Knight Point Systems is a resounding testament to the success of CSC’s mentor-protégé program and reaffirms our commitment to small and disadvantaged businesses in the federal market,” said Dave Zolet, president of CSC’s North American Public Sector business unit. “CSC appreciates the recognition of this award, as well as the impressive track record that the Department of Homeland Security possesses in achieving its small business subcontracting goals.”
Founded in 2005, Knight Point Systems was invited by CSC in 2009 to be its protégé in the DHS mentor-protégé program based on its demonstrated delivery excellence. In 2010, the company won CSC’s “Subcontractor of the Year” award for its technical innovation and visionary approach to serving its DHS clients on several tasks from the EAGLE contract and the Stennis Data Center program.
About CSC’s North American Public Sector
As a go-to partner for critical national programs, CSC offers thought leadership, specialized skills and innovative services in critical areas for government clients. Leveraging a global footprint in both private and public sectors, and experience gained from serving almost every U.S. government agency, CSC’s North American Public Sector (NPS) brings innovative ideas and proven best practices to help the U.S. government meet mission-critical requirements. For more information about CSC’s government solutions, visit www.csc.com/government.
CSC is a global leader in providing technology-enabled business solutions and services. Headquartered in Falls Church, Va., CSC has approximately 98,000 employees and reported revenue of $15.9 billion for the 12 months ended March 30, 2012. For more information, visit the company’s website at www.csc.com.
About Knight Point Systems
Knight Point Systems is a fast growing service disabled veteran-owned small business, located in Reston, Va. Knight Point Systems has established itself for the past three years as a strong IT support services company in business continuity and disaster recovery, migration and optimization studies, data warehouse and business intelligence, and network architecture and engineering. Knight Point Systems was recently recognized on the 2010 Inc. Magazine’s annual list of America’s fastest-growing private companies.