Department Of The Navy Awards DLT Smartbuy Enterprise Software Contract For Oracle® Database

Monday, July 11, 2005
Navy afloat agreement follows ashore agreement from 2003

Herndon, Va., — (July 11, 2005) — DLT Solutions, a premier government solutions provider that has supplied government agencies and business customers with state-of-the-art technology products, services and solutions for more than a decade, today announced that it has been awarded a contract under its SmartBUY enterprise licensing agreement with the federal government for Oracle® Database. DLT is a Certified Advantage Partner in the Oracle PartnerNetwork.

The contract, signed with the Department of the Navy and awarded on May 6, 2005, exercised an option to a 2003 enterprise license for the Navy's shore-based personnel. With the exercise of the Afloat option, all Navy personnel are authorized to use Oracle Database to support Navy operations.

The Department of the Navy exercised this option under the Department of Defense Enterprise Software Initiative (ESI) using DLT Solutions' Enterprise Software Agreement managed by the Army Small Computer Program. Additional information about the ESI can be located at: http://www.esi.mil/.

"We're very proud to continue our relationship with the Navy and to further our support of the federal government's Department of Defense activities," said Rick Marcotte, president and CEO of DLT Solutions. "In working with the SmartBUY program, DLT is not only assuring its federal government customers that they're getting the best solutions, but also that they're getting those solutions at a favorable price."

SmartBUY is a government-wide enterprise software licensing initiative to streamline the acquisition process and provide best-priced, standards-compliant information technology. GSA heads the SmartBUY interagency initiative and leads the interagency team in negotiating government-wide enterprise licenses for software. Additional information about SmartBUY can be located at: http://www.cio.gov/smartbuy/.

About the Department of Defense Enterprise Software Initiative

The DoD Enterprise Software Initiative (ESI) is a joint initiative of the DoD CIO to maximize DoD buying power and take advantage of the significant cost savings and management efficiencies that result from acquiring and managing commercially available software, IT hardware and selected services on a DoD-wide basis. Additional information about the ESI can be located at http://www.esi.mil/.

About SmartBUY

SmartBUY is an initiative of the federal government to support effective enterprise level software management through the aggregate buying of commercial software government-wide in an effort to achieve bulk savings. Additional information about SmartBUY can be located at: http://www.cio.gov/smartbuy/.

About DLT Solutions

Founded in 1991, DLT Solutions delivers best of class technology solutions to federal, state and municipal governments and businesses from its headquarters in Herndon, VA. To achieve that mission, DLT has tightly integrated itself with some of the most prominent IT Software and hardware manufacturers in the world, including Autodesk,GoogleNetAppOracleQuest SoftwareRed HatSolarWinds and Symantec, among others. With its product portfolio, multiple procurement vehicles and award-winning track record, DLT confidently supports public sector clients in the technology implementation required to achieve their agency missions. DLT was recently honored as number one in the Term Software License category in the GSA IT Catalog of Top IT Contractors on GSA Schedule 70. For more information or to place an order, contact DLT Solutions at 888-358-4472; email sales@dlt.com or visit www.dlt.com.

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