Arlington, VA – January 12, 2017 - Cambridge International Systems, Inc. (Cambridge) has been awarded a prime contract by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to enhance the National Preparedness Integrated Exercise System (NPIES). NPIES is managed by the FEMA National Preparedness Directorate (NPD) and supports the planning, conduct, and evaluation/assessment of preparedness based exercises. Cambridge will provide project management, system design, development, implementation, integration, and operations and maintenance for the NPIES system.

In support of this contract, Cambridge will continue to carry out our mission to protect our borders and create a safer world by designing, developing, and deploying a unified, public-facing system that will support preparedness exercises efficiently and securely. The NPIES will increase decision-making effectiveness by supporting more comprehensive analysis of preparedness data and will support a large community of users including Federal agencies, state, local, and tribal and territorial governments, and other hazards and preparedness entities.

“Cambridge fully supports FEMA and the National Preparedness Systems’ goal of safety and resilience. We are proud to work alongside the agency that takes steps every day to keep our nation safe and ensure that we thrive after disasters occur, and we look forward to doing our part in creating a safer world by supporting the NPIES enhancement.” said Cambridge Vice President, Julie Partridge

Cambridge will deliver an Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) for the hosting of the NPIES three tier environment and will maintain, operate, and sustain the Prep Toolkit technology stack and architecture. Cambridge has provided similar support to customers at Census and Customs and Border Protection and has previous experience providing infrastructure expansion using IaaS and offers a full spectrum of cloud services, from developing cloud strategy, to creating cloud architecture, to migration.