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Actiance Solutions Now Available on Carahsoft GSA Schedule to Provide Public Sector With Support for the Growing Use of Social Networks and Unified Communications and Collaboration PlatformsInclusion on Government Contract Supports Company's Strategic Vision to Support Local, State and Federal Agencies (May 16, 2012)
BELMONT, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 05/16/12 -- Actiance (www.actiance.com), helping organizations benefit from new forms of communications and collaboration, today announced that its solutions are now available through Carahsoft's General Services Administration(GSA) Schedule from which federal, state and local government agencies procure IT products and services.
The public sector is seeing significant growth in the use of collaboration and new communication tools, such as social networks which is driving the demand for highly compliant and flexible cyber-security, management and monitoring platforms. To ensure the success of these deployments, technology solutions that encompass the entire scope of projects and communications platforms are required. Actiance's portfolio of solutions addresses these needs.
"We are pleased to support Actiance's strategic vision for the public sector by adding its products to our GSA schedule and making them accessible to our government customers and partner ecosystem," said Michael Shrader, vice president of Innovative Solutions at Carahsoft. "Actiance's solutions address the security, management and compliance challenges posed by the evolving real-time communications landscape, and we are excited to team with them to bring their award-winning technology to the public sector."
Actiance's platform includes Vantage and Socialite. Vantage, the de facto platform for security, policy control and compliance for Unified Communication and Collaboration, supports a variety of platforms, including Microsoft Lync Server, Office Communications Server (OCS) and SharePoint, IBM Sametime and Connections, Jive, Cisco Unified Presence (CUP), Jabber and public instant messaging (IM) platforms, including Skype and Web conferencing tools. For customers, this flexibility ensures that a highly scalable, secure, managed solution is available for any of the leading platforms. Additionally, with Socialite, Actiance provides campaign management, content publishing and controls for social media platforms, including Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.
"Actiance's partnership with Carahsoft is vital in broadening the visibility and accessibility of our solutions within the government sector," said Howard Klayman, Federal Program Manager at Actiance. "The placement of our service offerings on key contract schedules, which include NASA SEWP and now the GSA, speaks volumes about the quality and reliability of our technology, and we look forward to working closely with public sector organizations of all sizes."
Actiance's full portfolio of solutions is now available on GS-35F-0119Y. For more information, view the Actiance on-demand webcast "Information Assurance and Successful Social Media Network Use in Government" or contact Eric Pankau at Carahsoft at 703-230-7411.
Actiance helps organizations manage, secure and ensure compliance across unified communications, collaboration and Web 2.0 applications such as blogs, wikis and social networks. Actiance's award-winning platforms are used by 9 of the top 10 US banks and 284 FINRA regulated firms globally.
The Actiance platform allows organizations to gain visibility of applications in use, apply usage and content policies, ensure compliance and gain valuable insights across the communications and collaboration channels in use. Actiance supports all leading social networks, unified communications and collaboration providers and IM platforms, including Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Google, Yahoo!, AOL, Skype, Cisco, Microsoft, Jive, and IBM.
Actiance is headquartered in Belmont, California. Click here to learn more information about Actiance's solutions for government, or call 703-351-5050.
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