SANZ Awarded Contract from Marine Corps Intelligence Activity for EarthWhere(TM) Deployment; MCIA Selects EarthWhere for Geospatial Image Management and Production
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SANZ Awarded Contract from Marine Corps Intelligence Activity for EarthWhere(TM) Deployment; MCIA Selects EarthWhere for Geospatial Image Management and Production

ENGLEWOOD, Colo.—(BUSINESS WIRE)—Sept. 19, 2006— Today SANZ announced that the Marine Corps Intelligence Activity (MCIA) has selected EarthWhere to incorporate its large scale data management capabilities into its service production facilities at Quantico, VA.

MCIA is a recognized "Center of Excellence" of Expeditionary Intelligence and provides the Marine Operating Forces with intelligence in support of operational and pre-deployment planning, training and exercises. MCIA is fully integrated into the Defense Intelligence Analysis Program (DIAP). Through this program, MCIA can be tasked to provide expeditionary warfare intelligence to support any national, theater, or operational command in the US Armed Forces. The unique and tailored analysis and production done by MCIA and its reserve production elements support not only the Marine Corps, but also the national decision-maker, theater commander, and operational war fighter.

MCIA supports the Geographically Linked Information Dissemination Environment (GLIDE) to disseminate intelligence imagery products to operating forces and the larger intelligence community. "The use of EarthWhere in conjunction with GLIDE will provide MCIA with a way to quickly locate, provision and disseminate vital imagery intelligence products to decision-makers and planners," said Mark Hardy, vice president and general manager of the SANZ Geospatial Solutions Group.

MCIA joins the growing list of Department of Defense agencies that are improving operations by implementing EarthWhere and geospatial data management services from SANZ.

About SANZ

SANZ is a subsidiary of SAN Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB: SANZ). SANZ is a specialized data storage and geospatial management firm focused exclusively on the design, deployment and support of intelligent data management. SANZ delivers solutions that allow corporations and government agencies to secure their business-critical environments and maximize their IT investments. For more information, call 303-495-6346 or visit www.sanz.com.

About MCIA

The Marine Corps Intelligence Activity provides tailored intelligence and services to the Marine Corps, other services, and the Intelligence Community based on expeditionary mission profiles in littoral areas. It supports the development of service doctrine, force structure, training and education, and acquisition.

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