Highlight Technologies awarded subcontract to provide IT support for the USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) Plant Protection and Quarantine (PPQ)

FAIRFAX, Va., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Highlight was awarded a subcontract with INDUS Corporation to provide IT Services to the USDA APHIS PPQ. Highlight staff will provide a full range of IT services needed to support PPQ infrastructure and network management, including network administration support, desktop integration, office automation, web development and administration, systems administration, database administration, end-user and help desk support and other technical services. Under this contract, Highlight will provide services in Maryland, Massachusetts, North Carolina, and Pennsylvania.

The mission of the PPQ is to safeguard agriculture and natural resources from the risks associated with the entry, establishment, or spread of animal and plant pests and noxious weeds. This ensures an abundant, high-quality and varied food supply and strengthens the marketability of US agriculture in domestic and international commerce and contributes to the preservation of the global environment.

"Highlight Technologies is very pleased to provide IT mission support to USDA APHIS PPQ, enabling their efforts to protect our food supply, economy and global environment," said Rebecca Andino, President and CEO of Highlight Technologies. "This is our second contract in support of USDA APHIS and our third contract with INDUS, and we are honored to continue these strong business relationships."

About Highlight Technologies, LLC

Highlight Technologies, LLC is a woman-owned, 8(a), ISO 9001:2008 certified firm headquartered in Fairfax, Virginia that provides knowledge management, data architecture, software development and information security support to Federal agencies. Our customers include BBG, DISA, EPA, FDIC, and the Departments of Agriculture, Commerce, Education, Homeland Security, Navy, State, and Veterans Affairs. For more information please visit www.highlighttech.com.

Media Contact: Jim Flynn, Highlight Technologies, LLC, 703-795-2278, jflynn@highlighttech.com

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