SOURCE: QinetiQ North America

QinetiQ North America

March 09, 2010 11:10 ET

QinetiQ North America Achieves Registration as IT Best-Practices Organization

Mission Solutions Group's IT Quality Management System Achieves ISO 9001:2008 Registration

FAIRFAX, VA--(Marketwire - March 9, 2010) - QinetiQ North America today announced the successful accomplishment of another step in its company-wide plan to obtain ISO certification in its constituent operating elements. QinetiQ North America's Mission Solutions Group Information Technology (IT) Quality Management System successfully completed a British Standards Institution (BSI) America audit and has received ISO 9001:2008 registration. The achievement is a milestone in the company's adoption of industry best practices for IT service provision.

Keith Rhodes, the Group's Chief Technology Officer, said, "Achieving this goal is a testimony to the professional and high-quality service our IT people deliver. Establishing and using standard operating procedures, policies, documentation, records, and audits enable organizations to monitor and analyze quality management efforts and assure policy is consistently applied and continuously improved."

This new set of certifications brings QinetiQ North America's total number of major facilities registered ISO 9001:2000, ISO 9001:2008 and AS9100 to eight, including operations in Fairfax, Reston, Alexandria, Springfield (all in Virginia), Denver (Colorado), Huntsville (Alabama), Campbell (California) and Waltham (Massachusetts). The Denver facility has been operating on an ISO registered basis for more than twelve years.

About QinetiQ North America
QinetiQ North America delivers world-class technology and responsive solutions to government agencies and commercial customers for many of their most urgent and complex challenges. QinetiQ North America is an independent, innovative technology provider that earns over a billion dollars in revenue operating with small company speed and agility while leveraging significant global resources. More than 6,400 QinetiQ North America engineers, scientists and other professionals have the mission knowledge and proven, reliable performance to meet the rapidly changing demands of national defense, homeland security and information assurance customers. QinetiQ North America is part of QinetiQ Group PLC (LSE: QQ), one of the world's leading defense and security technology companies. For more information, please visit www.QinetiQ-NA.com.

Contact Information

  • For more information:
    John Petrik
    QinetiQ North America Mission Solutions Group
    703-852-2995
    John.Petrik@QinetiQ-NA.com

    Michael Rudd
    Boscobel Marketing Communications (for QinetiQ North America)
    301-588-2900
    mrudd@boscobel.com