Coveros Partners with InfoZen on USCIS Transformation Integration Award
Program will accelerate delivery of USCIS software projects
Loudoun County, VA, August 28, 2014 — Coveros, Inc., the market leader in secure software development, today announced that it has partnered with InfoZen on the contract that was awarded 10/22/2013 with the performance start date of 2/4/2014 with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) agency that oversees lawful immigration to the United States. Under the contract, Coveros and InfoZen will automate the integration and delivery of critical immigration software projects, supporting USCIS’s goal of a paperless electronic immigration system. The team is providing continuous integration (CI), continuous delivery (CD) and other related infrastructure services in an Agile framework currently working with up to 10 development and support teams. The team will help build and deploy software and provision servers, while automating everything from the build and test stages, through production. Additionally, the team will create metrics to improve software development practices and assist USCIS stakeholders in monitoring project progress. A CI/CD pipeline to enable a standardized and repeatable build and deployment environment across USCIS will also be established.
“We are excited to bring nearly a decade of experience in CI, CD, and DevOps to USCIS and DHS”, says Jeffery Payne, CEO of Coveros. “DevOps has become a critical component in accelerating delivery of mission-critical applications and systems while also increasing agility and controlling software development costs.”
“We greatly appreciate our partnership with Coveros and the expertise that they are providing on the project” says Raj Ananthanpillai, InfoZen’s Chairman, CEO and President. “This contract is critical for the success of the agency’s large scale automation of current business processes, as well as deploying a modernized code base that is sustainable, cost-effective, and reusable
Coveros helps organizations build secure software applications using agile methods. Our products and services accelerate the delivery of software while assuring its security. Services include: secure agile software development, DevOps, agile testing and automation, and application security assessments. Products include SecureCI, a popular open source application lifecycle management solution that incorporates security analysis into an automated DevOps process.