TESA, LLC has been awarded the IT Technical Support Services (ITSS) contract for the National Ocean Service (NOS) Office of Coast Survey (OCS).
TESA—a joint venture between ERT and Tech Global, Inc. formed under the Small Business Administration’s Small Business Mentor-Protégé Program—was awarded the contract on in late August.
Tasks under this contract include the daily operation of Windows and Linux networks; database administration; hardware and software installation, integration, and maintenance; Cloud engineering support; programming; and VOIP system services.
OCS maintains the nation’s nautical charts and publications for U.S. coasts and the Great Lakes, creating and maintaining over a thousand charts covering 95,000 miles of shoreline and 3.4 million square nautical miles. OCS is critical to the American economy, supporting 1.3 billion metric tons of cargo valued at $1.8 trillion traveling in and out of U.S. ports each year.