INDUS Partners With IDL and Pragmatics for FDA IT Services Contract

VIENNA, Va. , Jan. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- INDUS Corporation (INDUS), a leading Federal Information Technology (IT) solutions provider, announced today that it is working as a subcontractor to IDL-Pragmatics Innovation Partners JV (IDL-Pragmatics JV), a joint venture of IDL Solutions, Inc. and Pragmatics, Inc., under the Information and Computing Technologies for the 21st Century (ICT-21) contract awarded to the venture by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) component of the Department of Health and Human Services. The contract has an estimated value of $2.5 billion.

The FDA developed the ICT-21 program to acquire IT services and solutions to support a diverse set of FDA initiatives, including enhanced product development and approval, improved manufacturing and product quality, strengthened post-approval surveillance and safety, and achievement of benchmarks in electronic prescribing and clinical decision-making. The IDL-Pragmatics JV will compete against other ICT-21 contract holders for the award of task orders under the contract.

INDUS' President, Carleton Jones , remarked, "Our role under ICT-21 expands our broad Federal Civilian client base, further validating the strength of our growing IT services and infrastructure work that currently supports numerous clients across many Federal agencies. We are especially pleased to be working with IDL and Pragmatics," Jones continued. "We know these outstanding companies and their principals very well and are confident that the IDL-Pragmatics JV will be among the most successful of the ICT-21 contract holders."

INDUS is a privately held provider of IT and communications services meeting mission-critical requirements of United States Government Civilian, Defense, Homeland Security, and Intelligence organizations. INDUS' services include Actionable Intelligence, Software Applications Management, Secure Infrastructure Solutions, and Enterprise IT Services. INDUS is an International Organization for Standards (ISO) 9001:2000 registered company, has been externally assessed as Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) Level 3-compliant, and adheres to IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL) concepts and practices for managing IT infrastructure, development and operations. For more information, please visit

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