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WebFirst Takes Home 8(a) STARS II Awards; Pre-Qualifies as Provider of Mobile Apps and IT Solutions

Award-Winning IT Services and Mobile Data Collection Software From WebFirst Is Now Easily Available to Federal Agencies (October 18, 2011)

ROCKVILLE, MD -- (Marketwire) -- 10/18/11 -- WebFirst today announced it has won an award under the 8(a) STARS II program through the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA).

A leading developer of web and mobile applications for federal agencies and non-profit organizations, WebFirst says the program will allow for a streamlined acquisition process for Federal Agencies seeking information technology (IT) services.

"I am thrilled about the opportunity to leverage our 8(a) status as a prequalified vendor for our trusted and flexible Web and Mobile App solutions. With the 8(a) Star II vehicle, federal agencies can be assured that WebFirst meets all of the stringent criteria, which includes competitive pricing, technical proficiency, and industry credentials," says Sanjay Patel, CEO of WebFirst.

While WebFirst specializes in content management systems, data visualization / GIS, and training information systems, the company is also recognized for its pioneering implementation of mobile data collection.


"The demand for mobile development is exploding as organizations seek to expand the impact of IT to deliver new and innovative services while realizing significant economies of scale. Using our new PhiCollect mobile data collection software, organizations can easily create custom forms and collect field data on a wide variety of sources - from facilities inventory, to infectious or chronic disease survey data to food security and crop pricing information," says Sanjay Patel.

PhiCollect is an open source platform based on the Drupal Content Management platform that makes mobile data collection easy to use, and affordable.

The platform can be deployed to work over SMS (text message), Android and Apple iOS. Other features of PhiCollect include integration with Google Maps, Social Media, Multimedia, barcode scanning, and advanced charting capabilities using HTML 5. For a live demo, Visit us at booth #437 at the upcoming mHealth Summit in Washington DC, Dec 5-7 (www.mhealthsummit.org).

WebFirst is an award-winning developer of web and mobile technologies with over 15 years of experience in providing services to Federal agencies and Associations. It has designed and managed sites for USAID, FEMA, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, The National Cancer Institute and many others.

Read more about WebFirst's PhiCollect software and register for a demo at www.webfirst.com/PhiCollect. Additional information about the 8a STARS II vehicle can be found at - www.webfirst.com/8astars2

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