Exceptional Software Strategies, Inc, a leading provider of Information Technology services for the Baltimore-Washington area, has been awarded a contract to sustain and enhance the mission critical Maritime Information Dissemination System (MIDS) for the Office of Naval Intelligence (ONI) and its 4,000+ users worldwide.

Based on its previous work with ONI, coupled with similar experience with other Intelligence Agencies, Exceptional Software will be building upon the existing architecture, providing significant enhancements to current functionality, and deploying new capabilities to fully support the User’s needs.  The MIDS portal is used by ONI to provide best of class “one-stop-shop” for ONI’s maritime information and expertise and provides a mission critical capability to deliver ONI’s intelligence information to the operational Fleet, Naval Special Warfare, Navy Acquisition Community and senior policy makers.  MIDS provides a web-enabled gateway between ONI and their customers facilitating a “selfservice-like” portal that enables ONI’s customers to easily obtain the information they need to do their jobs as well as providing an easily maintained and updated portal that reduces the life cycle support to ONI.