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Salient Federal Solutions Awarded $4M Enterprise Hosting Managed Services Contract for EEOC

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SOURCE Salient Federal Solutions, Inc.

Company Expands Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Use of a Secured Cloud-Based Managed Solution and Virtualization Technology

FAIRFAX, Va., Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Salient Federal Solutions, Inc. (Salient), a leading provider of information technology, training, engineering, and intelligence analytic services to agencies in the intelligence, defense, homeland security, cyber security, and federal civilian markets, today announced the award of a prime contract to continue significant support of cloud-based solutions to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) program. This five-year award is anticipated at $4 million. The EEOC is a federal agency charged with enforcing laws prohibiting job discrimination.

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Under this contract, Salient will provide a cloud-based managed services environment to host specific components of its data center operations including; EEOC core mission applications, intranet and internet e-government applications, disaster recovery operations, and telecommunications infrastructure. Salient will deliver enterprise architecture and engineering support related to the migration and performance of hosted systems, system integration, and system/telecommunications optimization including; cloud-brokerage services and integrating third party software-as-a-service applications into the hosted systems and applications.

Additional work may include use of cloud-based deployment options, such as; Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS) and/or Software as a Service (SaaS) to introduce innovations and improvements. These deployment options could address an innovative disaster recovery model that provides near real-time Recovery Point Objectives (RPOs) for key applications, FedRAMP security compliance, and a unified security-monitoring suite for continuous monitoring. This would enable EEOC to achieve infrastructure and application consistency, real-time statistics, 24x7x365 monitoring, and 99.99% up time.

"We understand the complex hosting mission EEOC requires and appreciate their confidence in Salient's expertise to improve secure hosting for current and future mission systems," said Brad Antle, CEO of Salient. "This is a great opportunity for Salient to implement some of its innovative solutions to help EEOC achieve increased system performances, security, and flexibility using rapid development of open source, cloud, and virtualization technologies."

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About Salient Federal Solutions: A leading provider of Federal IT and engineering solutions enabling government and industry to respond quickly to new or surge mission requirements with exactly the right people, skills, expertise, and technical solutions. Salient is constantly working to accelerate mission impact by delivering highly adaptable technology services, engineering solutions, and domain expertise enabling customers to rapidly meet the pressing requirements of today, while anticipating tomorrow's evolving challenges. Headquartered in Fairfax, VA, Salient has offices in McLean, Colorado Springs, St. Louis, Norfolk, Orlando, San Diego, and Tampa. Recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of America's Most Promising Companies and named Contractor of the Year. www.salientfed.com.

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