SOURCE: Focused Image

September 18, 2007 08:37 ET

INDUS Corporation Retains Focused Image

Agency to Provide Branding, Marketing Communications Support to One of the Largest IT Employers in Washington Area

FALLS CHURCH, VA--(Marketwire - September 18, 2007) - Focused Image Inc., a leader in the Washington, D.C., area communications industry for more than 20 years, has been hired to provide branding and marketing communications support to INDUS Corp., a leading federal IT solutions provider that was recently awarded a General Services Administration Alliant contract.

"We look forward to helping INDUS raise their visibility and enhance their brand value in the greater Washington area technology and government services markets," said Toby Eckhardt, president of Focused Image.

Since being founded in 1993, INDUS has been recognized repeatedly as one of the fastest-growing IT solutions providers to the government, including recognition by Inc., Washington Technology, Deloitte & Touche and the Virginia Chamber of Commerce. By securing a coveted GSA Alliant contract, which includes a 10-year, indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity, government-wide acquisition option with a $50 billion contract ceiling, INDUS is well positioned to continue its impressive growth.

"Alliant affords us an incredible opportunity to be a partner of choice for GSA, and the Alliant contract is a primary component of INDUS' overall growth strategy as we continue to advance through the mid-tier of the federal IT services space," said Shiv Krishnan, INDUS' president and CEO. "Partnering with Focused Image will unquestionably help us further strengthen our communications and marketing programs and will be beneficial not only to INDUS, but also to our current and future customers."

Focused Image recently announced three new hires and is actively recruiting additional top marketing and public relations talent to support the agency's strategic growth.

About Focused Image Inc.

Focused Image Inc. is an award-winning marketing communications agency that specializes in branding, strategic messaging and fully integrated campaigns involving advertising, public relations and online marketing. Based in Falls Church, Va., the agency is a recognized leader in the Greater Washington metropolitan area's communications industry. Focused Image was founded more than 20 years ago by Toby Eckhardt, a leading national authority on strategic positioning and branding. Since then, it has been helping clients from Fortune 500 companies to fast-growing technology startups build brands and launch new products with strategies and creative communications concepts and programs that deliver results. Its client roster includes AOL, American Institute for Aeronautics and Astronautics, Atlantic Marine, CSC, Razorsight and many other great organizations. More information about the agency is available at

About INDUS Corporation

INDUS delivers unparalleled customer satisfaction by applying full resources and capabilities to specialized mission-critical initiatives in federal civilian, homeland security, defense and intelligence agencies. Based in Vienna, Va., the company provides exceptional services and solutions in software engineering, enterprise IT, end-user support, data management, geospatial technology, telecom and IT infrastructure, and multimedia support. As one of the largest IT employers in the Washington, D.C., area, INDUS has been recognized many times as a fast-growing company dedicated to outstanding customer service. Since it was founded in 1993, it has been listed nine times as a "Fantastic 50" fast-growth company by the Virginia Chamber of Commerce, five times as one of Washington Technology's "Fast 50," three times on the Inc. 500 and four times on the Deloitte & Touche "Virginia Fast 50." More information about INDUS is available at

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