Matawan, NJ – June 3, 2019 – Ocean Computer Group, a New Jersey based managed service provider (MSP), announced today it has been awarded a public contract to provide IT consulting and managed support services to the City of Atlantic City, New Jersey.
Ocean Computer Group won the contract through a competitive bidding process that included both public- and private-sector service providers. Under the agreement, Ocean Computer Group will be taking over all IT operations under the direction of the City of Atlantic City CIO Patrick Quinlan – including police, fire, and municipal security and communications services for a period up to three years. Under the contract, they will be supporting a large community of approximately 900 users.
In addition, the MSP will be providing IT management and IT staffing and will be assisting the city with its strategic IT planning and development efforts.
“Ocean Computer Group will be acting as our IT department, providing everything that it takes to make sure our technology is running,” Atlantic City Mayor, Frank M Gilliam Jr. said. “We wanted a company that was going to keep us current and show us how to use IT tools in the modern environment – and we think Ocean Computer Group is the right fit for the job.”
Ocean Computer Group will serve as a liaison between the city and other technology providers, like the telecommunications vendor, and will educate city officials about technology solutions in use at other municipalities to help Atlantic City implement a more modern IT environment.
“Atlantic City, like so many cities, needs robust technology to service its citizens and businesses, and we are excited to help them to achieve it,” Louis Tsotakos, President at Ocean Computer Group said. “We are honored to partner with the city to help it fortify and enhance its IT operations while also helping it explore new technology horizons.”
More about Ocean Computer Group
Ocean Computer Group, in business since 1985, specializes in managed IT services, IT consulting, security, and professional services. Ocean Computer Group has established a reputation for excellence in working with commercial and state and local agencies and is also a provider of Dell and IBM equipment and solutions throughout NYC, Eastern PA, and the State of New Jersey.