Cherokee Nation System Solutions supporting USDA data project

July 27, 2018

Tribally owned company earns $3.6 million contract with Farm Service Agency

TULSA, OKLA. – Cherokee Nation System Solutions recently received a firm-fixed-price order to provide data integration and relocation services for the USDA’s Farm Service Agency.

CNSS, a subsidiary of Cherokee Nation Businesses, is working with the agency’s Aerial Photography Field Office, which stores one of the largest collections of aerial film in the United States.

Throughout the next year, Cherokee Nation System Solutions will help build a new Automatic Data Processing infrastructure at the U.S. General Services Administration’s Wallace F. Bennett Federal Building. The team will also support the APFO in relocating existing systems and data, by performing what is known as a lift-and-shift from the current legacy environment, to the Bennett Federal Building in Salt Lake City, Utah, and the National Information Technology Center headquarters in Kansas City, Missouri.

The team will also help implement the Federal Data Center Optimization Initiative, which includes asset management and environment compliance.

The Aerial Photography Field Office is a division of the Farm Service Agency, of the United States Department of Agriculture. The USDA has been involved in the acquisition, use and distribution of aerial photography for more than 65 years.

Cherokee Nation System Solutions provides a complete line of innovative services, consulting and products to government agencies, including application modernization, data utilization and advanced analytics, geospatial, GIS and remote sensing, information technology infrastructure, program professional services and scientific and research capabilities. CNSS offers an extensive selection of quality services and products at competitive prices. The CNSS team collaborates with partners nationwide to provide even the most complex services to clients.