PSI and ERP JV wins contract to support DHS Office of Biometric and Identity Management

psiThe Department of Homeland Security (DHS),Office of Biometric and Identity Management (OBIM) has selected Enterprise Resource Planned System International, LLC (ERPSI) — a joint venture team between Columbia, MD-based Planned Systems International, Inc. (PSI) and Laurel, MD-based ERP International, LLC (ERP) — to establish and maintain a reporting environment for the Automated Biometric Identification System (IDENT), one of the largest biometric databases in the world, PSI announced October 4.

The award includes a one-year base period of performance and three option years and provides DHS OBIM with a biometric processing system to rapidly identify and verify subjects using fingerprints. ERPSI will provide services in the following task areas: Data Architecture, Database Administration, Application / System Administration, and Information Security.

The services will support the Operational Data Store environment to provide automated access to mission critical data that can be made readily available outside the IDENT production environment.

“We eagerly look forward to supporting the DHS mission by providing services that help Government decision makers accurately identify persons who could pose a risk to the U.S., and to give them the ability to make quick, complete decisions based on all available information,” said PSI CEO Terry Lin. “We’re proud to extend our impeccable record of reliability and service in developing mission-critical systems for Federal agencies.”

Source: Planned Systems International