GoAhead Software Selects DLT Solutions To Market Leading COTS High Availability Solution To Defense, Public Sector

Thursday, February 12, 2009
Government and Defense Stakeholders Achieve Continuous Service, Reduced Risk, and Lower Costs with Open Architecture Solution

HERNDON, Va. and BELLEVUE, Wash. - February 12, 2009 - GoAhead® Software, the worldwide leader in open standards-based high availability and fault management middleware for mission critical systems, today announced its selection of DLT Solutions, the largest value-added software reseller to the government, to market GoAhead products and services.

GoAhead SAFfire manages all critical resources such as the hardware platform, operating system, and applications, providing military and aerospace equipment manufacturers the highest levels of system uptime. SAFfire Lockheed Martin successfully implemented GoAhead middleware in the US Navy's Aegis Open Architecture (AOA) / Cruiser Modernization (CGM) programs, recently deployed on USS Bunker Hill. SAFfire availability and management middleware is a natural extension ofDLT's product portfolio. As a reseller of computing infrastructure and application service products, DLT now offers designers and systems program managers a complete solution.

"Designers of systems that can't afford a loss in service are turning to an open architecture to ensure system uptime and mission success and focus scarce resources on enriching the application," says Jim Ewel, CEO of GoAhead Software. "Partnering with DLT significantly enhances GoAhead's ability to reach and serve our government customers," explains Ewel.

"GoAhead SAFfire fills an important requirement for our customers who need high availability, real-time data capture and fault management capabilities," said Rick Marcotte, president and CEO of DLT Solutions. "GoAhead's open standards-based offering combined with DLT's unmatched reputation of providing deep technical expertise on best-in-class solutions to government customers is a winning combination," Marcotte continued.

About GoAhead Software

GoAhead Software is the worldwide leader in open standards-based high availability and fault management middleware for carrier-grade and mission critical systems for which downtime is unacceptable. With more than 50,000 deployments, GoAhead has the only proven, open standards-based solution, reducing risk so you can meet time and cost requirements. GoAhead's leadership and long commitment to Service Availability Forum standards prevent vendor lock-in and protect your investments over time. Every day, industry leaders such as Lockheed Martin, Honeywell, Motorola, Alcatel-Lucent and LG-Nortel entrust GoAhead to speed time to market, lower costs and focus on differentiation. For more information, visit www.goahead.com. For press information, contact Lacy Williams at 206.915.8771 or lwilliams@goahead.com.

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.