Government Contract Will Make GIS Services Available to the U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps, and DTRA
Redlands, California — August 26, 2008 — The Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Dahlgren has named ESRI an approved prime contractor on the SeaPort Enhanced (SeaPort-e) online portal. By being listed on SeaPort-e, ESRI can make available a broad range of engineering, technical, and programmatic services related to geographic information system (GIS) and information technology. ESRI can provide these services to the U.S. Navy, the U.S. Marine Corps, and the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA).
SeaPort-e offers these defense organizations a fast, cost-effective, electronic procurement procedure for providing tasking orders for professional support services from commercial firms. The contracting office for SeaPort-e is NSWC Dahlgren.
"The contract will provide our community of Naval Service and Marine customers with unprecedented access to ESRI services," said Greg Mader, manager of Defense Services at ESRI. "We previously worked as a subcontractor with several of our partners on SeaPort-e. Now we can contract directly with SeaPort-e authorized users."
Seven companies will work as subcontractors with ESRI to provide the services available through the portal. The ESRI SeaPort-e team includes Zekiah Technologies, Inc.; ProLogic Inc.; Penobscot Bay Media LLC; Next Wave Systems LLC; Sphere Analytical Solutions; 39 Degrees North; and Spiral Solutions and Technologies, Inc.
ESRI is the world's leading technology firm for GIS software, geospatial modeling and analysis, and service-oriented architecture for spatially enabled applications. The company also has extensive experience in IT engineering, systems architecture, project management, training, software development, prototyping applications, and advanced research and development in spatial technology. Details about ESRI's participation in SeaPort-e, along with points of contacts, are available by visiting www.esri.com/seaport. The official U.S. Navy SeaPort-e program Web site is http://www.seaport.navy.mil/.
For more information or to ask about past performance concerning SeaPort-e, contact Mike Mastracci, ESRI's account manager for maritime command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (C4ISR), at Email Contact or 757-872-9565.
Since 1969, ESRI has been giving customers around the world the power to think and plan geographically. The market leader in GIS, ESRI software is used in more than 300,000 organizations worldwide including each of the 200 largest cities in the United States, most national governments, more than two-thirds of Fortune 500 companies, and more than 7,000 colleges and universities. ESRI applications, running on more than one million desktops and thousands of Web and enterprise servers, provide the backbone for the world's mapping and spatial analysis. ESRI is the only vendor that provides complete technical solutions for desktop, mobile, server, and Internet platforms. Visit www.esri.com.
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