SOURCE: Savantage Solutions

March 24, 2008 14:08 ET

Savantage Team Named One of Five Winners of PMSS-2 Contract

ROCKVILLE, MD--(Marketwire - March 24, 2008) - Lisa Kazor, President and CEO of Savantage Solutions, announced today that the Army's Program Executive Office for Enterprise Information Systems (PEO-EIS) has awarded one of the Program Management Support Services - 2 (PMSS-2) contract vehicles to the Savantage Team. The PMSS-2 IDIQ contract vehicles, worth approximately $478.6 million over the next 5 years, were awarded to 5 companies in total, including 3 large businesses and 2 small businesses. Tasks will be competed amongst the 5 winning offerors.

Savantage, a woman-owned, small business, is the leader of a powerful, integrated, 15-member team, composed of Federal Contractors who will leverage their functional and technical experience to assist PEO-EIS with program management and administration. The Savantage team members include a variety of companies -- large and small, veteran-, woman- and minority-owned businesses with expertise across all of the nine functional areas identified by the Army in their RFP. With Savantage as the prime, the members of Savantage Team include American Management Association, ASM Research, BAE Systems, CGI Federal, DigiTelLink, E & M, Madison Research, Pivotal-Insight, RWD, Savvis, Serco, SI International, TechTeam and Vizornet. The team brings a strong world-wide presence, experience and knowledge of PEO-EIS customers' missions and business processes and procedures.

PEO-EIS is the largest of the Army's Program Executive Offices. Its mission is to develop, acquire, integrate, deploy and sustain network-centric systems aimed a providing a variety of mission-critical capabilities to the Army by leveraging commercial and enterprise capabilities. PEO-EIS is responsible for developing enterprise services, managing hardware purchases and supporting the extension of the Army's networking capabilities.

"Our Team is comprised of dedicated experts who are familiar with the PEO-EIS customers and their businesses. We bring the expertise they need to achieve their complex and challenging mission," said Ms. Kazor.

The functional areas covered by the PMSS-2 contract include program, product and project management; business process reengineering; information systems security; contingency planning; physical security; enterprise design, integration and consolidation; systems operation and maintenance; integrated logistics support; and other IT related services. PEO-EIS customers will be able to use the contract to issue performance based task orders.

"We are very excited to work with PEO-EIS to achieve their program management and operational objectives," Ms. Kazor added. "This award recognizes the important role that small, as well as large, businesses play in supporting Federal Program management. This contracting vehicle is also a major step for us as a company to expand our presence in the Army."

About Savantage Solutions

Savantage Solutions provides a wide range of consulting, integration, technology and support solutions and services to Federal agencies. One of only five vendors of financial management systems certified for federal use by the OMB's Financial Systems Integration Office (FSIO), Savantage also provides enterprise e-business solutions to government agencies. A woman-owned business headquartered in Rockville, Maryland, Savantage takes pride in its emphasis on service excellence.

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