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Smartronix Awarded Contract From Department Of Interior (DOI) to Provide Cloud Services

RESTON, VA--(Marketwired - Jun 27, 2013) - Smartronix announced today it was an award recipient for the Department of Interior's (DOI) Foundation Cloud Hosting Services multiple ID/IQ contracts. This contract will help DOI with its goal to modernize and consolidate its data centers. Modernizing DOI's hosting services is a key component of DOI's broader IT Transformation initiative, which is expected to produce savings each year from 2016 to 2020.

DOI may utilize this ID/IQ multiple award contract to issue competitive task orders for specific cloud hosting and related services as the need arises. The contract also allows requests for quotes/task orders to be issued on behalf of other Government customers, including both civilian agencies and the Department of Defense, by DOI AQD Contracting Officers within the Interior Business Center.

The ID/IQ contracts provide a "DOI Mission Facing" Service Catalog built from a foundational set of Technical Service Lines. The Smartronix Intelligent Cloud Hub™ (ICH) provides access to Service Catalogs across multiple Cloud Service Providers. Smartronix announced in January that Amazon Web Services (AWS) was the first cloud provider enabled by the ICH and offers a broad range of AWS services through its Foundation Gateway Portal developed exclusively for DOI. Smartronix, along with its team members, will be able to provide a robust set of highly scalable capabilities, a pipeline of innovative services, and an experienced and proven enterprise Cloud Services Broker that is aligned with DOI's interest. The Smartronix Team includes Synteractive, Deloitte, and Dewberry along with technology from industry-leading vendors like AWS, Cisco, Equinix, Microsoft, SAP, Oracle, and others.

"Smartronix is pleased to present DOI with a Unified Enterprise IT Services Model for establishing the most efficient, effective, and transparent portfolio of modernized IT services," states Joe Gerczak, Smartronix Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. "We are excited about our contributions to DOI, helping enable the consumption of cloud services that reduce DOI IT expenditures and the cost of Government."

The Hollywood, MD, based company specializes in cyber security, Health IT, network operations, mission-focused engineering, big data, mobile applications, and industry-leading cloud technologies. Smartronix has delivered landmark, award-winning solutions such as Treasury.gov and Recovery.gov, the first Federal Web properties hosted on the public cloud. Smartronix has a rich history of delivering innovative enterprise services, particularly hybrid cloud solutions, to the Federal Government. Smartronix has built a client list that includes the Department of the Treasury, the Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, United States Air Force, and United States Marine Corps as well as Fortune 500 companies. Additionally, the company was recognized as the Best Technology Consulting Firm to Work For by Vault, an Employer of Choice by Northern Virginia Family Service, and ranked as one of the nation's fastest-growing companies by multiple sources. Smartronix is a Microsoft Certified Gold Partner and an AWS Premier Consulting Partner.