Lynker Technologies a leading provider of Scientific and Full Information Technology Lifecycle services for Federal Agencies, has been awarded a five (5) year contract with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Greater Atlantic Fisheries Offices (GARFO) to provide comprehensive information technology support.

Lynker Technologies is supporting the GARFO Information Resource Management (IRM) division with full software lifecycle, infrastructure, and help desk support services.  Our services, that sustain GARFO’s existing systems, networks, databases, web applications, and other operational components, are provided across GARFO, including all of its sites on the Eastern Seaboard, from Maine to North Carolina, as well as external customers in the fishing management and fishing communities.

We are actively engaged in helping GARFO expedite the consolidation, modernization, and standardization of its Northeast Fisheries Information Management Systems portfolio under the Fisheries Dependent Data Visioning and Modernization (FDDV) Program, applying our expertise with Agile Development, CMMI-Dev, ITIL, and ISO to improve the way GARFO operates, sustains, and upgrades its software and infrastructure as well as to consolidate Help Desk operations.  With support spanning Planning, Architecture, Design, Development, GIS Integration, Operations and Maintenance,  and NoSQL Big Data Business Intelligence Analytics, Lynker Technologies is at the forefront of aiding GARFO in meeting their modernization mission.

The Greater Atlantic Regional Fisheries Office (GARFO) of the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) located in Gloucester, Massachusetts, administers the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA’s) programs in the Northeast United States to manage living resources for optimum use. GARFO is responsible for the stewardship of the Nation’s living marine resources from Maine to North Carolina, and includes the Great Lakes under its authority to provide vital services to the nation including productive and sustainable fisheries, safe sources of seafood, the recovery and conservation of protected resources, and healthy ecosystems.