URS Information Technology Business, Apptis, Recognized for Industry Leading Cloud Solution
Government Technology Research Alliance Honors Apptis with Best Cloud Solution at the 2011 GOVTek Government Executive Technology Awards Gala
SAN FRANCISCO, CA —
February 9, 2012 —
URS Corporation announced that its information technology business, Apptis, has won Best Cloud Solution from the Government Technology Research Alliance (GTRA) for 2011.
At GTRA’s GovTEK awards gala held in Washington, DC, nearly two dozen government and private industry information technology executives and organizations competed for awards in such categories as excellence in IT leadership and modernization, innovations, and project management. Senior government executives and industry were nominated by their government, industry, and GTRA Council peers.
Commenting on the award, Randall A. Wotring, President of Federal Services for URS, said: “We are honored to be recognized alongside so many government and industry leaders for our achievements in secure cloud computing. URS is committed to helping our government clients use cloud technologies to help meet initiatives such as Cloud First and the FedRAMP security authorization initiative in order to reduce costs while maintaining security.”
GTRA brings together executive-level government technology security, enterprise architecture, green IT and health IT leaders to collaborate, strategize and create innovative solutions. The semi-annual GTRA Technology Council Meeting address the topics identified through research with the government council members and industry experts. By sharing best practices and lessons learned, knowledge is exchanged in a peer-to-peer forum, resulting in actionable government-wide strategic plans and cutting-edge solutions. Through a unique collaborative methodology, GTRA is revolutionizing the way government does business.
URS Corporation is a leading provider of engineering, construction and technical services for public agencies and private sector companies around the world. The Company offers a full range of program management; planning, design and engineering; systems engineering and technical assistance; construction and construction management; operations and maintenance; and decommissioning and closure services. URS provides services for power, infrastructure, industrial and commercial, and federal projects and programs. Headquartered in San Francisco, URS Corporation has more than 47,000 employees in a network of offices in more than 40 countries (www.urs.com