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Aquia Wins Subcontract From Omni Federal to Support the Department of Defense’s Platform One Big Bang Development Team

Platform One, a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) specializing in cloud and cybersecurity professional services, today announced it has been awarded a subcontract from Omni Federal to support its 3-year contract with the United States Department of Defense (DoD) to provide Kubernetes and cloud-native security expertise. **The company will bring Kubernetes and cloud-native security expertise to enable faster development and deployment of applications onto the DoD's Software

Aquia will collaborate with Omni Federal as a subcontractor to improve Platform One Big Bang's capacity to provide hardened, secured, and personalized Kubernetes clusters to international settings, supporting mission-critical applications in both cloud and field settings.

According to Chris Hughes, CISO and Co-Founder of Aquia, "We are honored to have been chosen by Omni Federal to support such a critical mission, enabling the DoD to develop and deploy mission applications faster." "The extensive Kubernetes expertise of our team enables us to tackle a wide range of tasks, including maintenance, upgrades, and the integration of new tools and applications for end users' consumption while maintaining cybersecurity as a key component of that activity for critical DoD workloads in the cloud.

Aquia supports the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid with its extensive experience working with federal agency software manufacturing. Services
Similar to Platform One, batCAVE uses Infrastructure-as-Code (IaC) techniques and a Kubernetes-based containerized orchestration framework built on top of cloud infrastructure to enable CMS deploy secure software more quickly.

Platform One is a DoD-wide enterprise service whose Platform One pipeline security technologies are intended to hasten the deployment of DevSecOps applications. The DoD-hardened and approved packages used in Platform One's Big Bang DevSecOps platform are installed on a Kubernetes cluster that belongs to the customer.

Aquia Inc. is a developer-focused business that is enthusiastic about the convergence of security and velocity. We continue to have a strong preference for transformational work that challenges the existing quo by providing beautiful, contemporary solutions to complex cybersecurity issues.

We are a Service-Disabled, Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB), founded by veterans of the armed forces in 2021. Our team has years of expertise implementing transformative change in the public sector, large corporations, and leading technology firms.

We have incorporated these principles into the very foundation of our business because we value trust, accountability, transparency, diversity, and lifelong learning.


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