DLT Solutions Awarded $322M 5-year Symantec BPA with Department of the Navy; Launches Dedicated Customer Portal
Herndon, VA — (October 28, 2014) — DLT Solutions, a leading value-added reseller in government information technology (IT) software and services, announced that in April they were awarded a Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) and an Enterprise License Agreement (ELA) valued at up to $322M by the Department of the Navy. The five-year contract includes a base year that extends through April 2, 2015 with option year 4 expiring on April 2, 2019.
Under the Department of the Navy Enterprise Software Licensing initiative, DLT Solutions will provide Symantec software licenses and support to the Department of the Navy (DON) and Marine Corps. In support of the contract, DLT Solutions has launched a customer portal to provide DON and Marine Corps personnel with secure online product requests, order reporting and cost-saving benefits.
“Strategic wins like this demonstrate our dedication to helping our government customers’ leverage leading technology solutions that achieve their mission objectives,” explained Jerry Hill, director of the enterprise data management and cloud division at DLT Solutions. “We will continue to work with Symantec to support the DON’s key programs via value-added services such as the DLT Service Center and the DLT Customer Portal.”
The customer portal provides DON and Marine Corps personnel with 24x7x365 secure access, access management capabilities, the ability to view and search the Symantec product catalog, request products on the contract and report order activity. Users can also utilize virtual training workshops and are guided through the process by a DLT Solutions program manager.
“Symantec is proud the Navy has chosen to standardize on Symantec information security and information management solutions to support them across their mission-critical IT networks including NMCI, CANES, ONE-Net, and NGEN. The Symantec ELA fully supports the Navy IT cost saving and efficiency initiatives of Tom Hicks, DON chief information officer. In support of the Navy ELA, the launch of the customer portal by our partner, DLT Solutions, will also provide transparency of the DON’s Symantec assets,” said Rob Potter, vice president of federal at Symantec Corp.
The BPA and ELA includes all commercially available Symantec software including licenses, maintenance and support services. This includes, but is not limited to the following categories:
- Endpoint Management
- Backup and Recovery
- Storage and Clustering
This agreement, the second between DLT and the Department of the Navy, is available for use by the entire naval community which includes: headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps, the entire operating forces and Reserve components; all field activities, headquarters, forces, bases, installations, activities and functions under the control or supervision of the Secretary of the Navy; and the U.S. Coast Guard operation as a part of the Navy. Contractors performing work for, or on behalf of the DON, if authorized by their contracting officer, may also use the contract by providing a letter of authorization (LOA).
About DLT Solutions
For more than twenty years, DLT Solutions has been the IT software and solutions provider of choice for federal, state, local government and education customers. By hand selecting its manufacturer partners including Amazon Web Services, Autodesk, Google, NetApp, Oracle, Dell Software, Red Hat, Solarwinds and Symantec, DLT fulfills its mission to be a value-added reseller of only the best software and hardware products and services, as well as a premier provider of technical support, through its many government contracts. The company specializes in carefully-selected solution areas — Cloud Computing, Data Center Consolidation, Geospatial Data Systems and Computer-Aided Design for transportation, utilities and manufacturing. For more information or to place an order, contact DLT Solutions at 800-262-4358; email email@example.com; or visit www.dlt.com. Also, on LinkedIn and Twitter (@DLTSolutions).