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MEEC Selects SLAIT as Contract Awardee

Maryland Education Enterprise Consortium (MEEC) Selects SLAIT Consulting as a Contract Awardee
SLAIT to provide NetApp, Cisco, Citrix, Blue Coat, Riverbed and Quantum on MEEC Contract
Contract Number: UB-12-B-19-P2

Gaithersburg, MD June 27, 2012 – SLAIT Consulting, the preeminent enterprise storage management and networking provider, announced their selection by the State of Maryland to provide vendor services to the Maryland Education Enterprise Consortium (MEEC).  The contract award for SLAIT includes NetApp, Cisco, Citrix, Blue Coat, Riverbed, and Quantum.

“As a leader in delivering enterprise storage as well as networking services and solutions, SLAIT brings over two decades of experience in the Commercial, State/Local Government, and Education sectors to the State of Maryland education consortium,” commented Nigel Buttery, SLAIT president. “SLAIT has successfully worked with the Virginia Information Technology Agency (VITA) and VASCUPP since 2003. Our goal is to bring innovative approaches, solutions, expertise and services to MEEC.”

SLAIT architected and implemented a district-wide Virtual Desktop Infrastructure for the York County School Division (YCSD).  The YCSD in Yorktown, VA enrolls 12,549 students and employs 1,850 people across its 19 schools.   “SLAIT has provided the York County School Division with invaluable guidance, expertise and support in our efforts to implement virtual desktop technology, “stated Doug Meade IT Director, YCSD. “With VDI, students, teachers, and other staff members are connected to their division’s network through a private internet cloud where individuals and groups have unique profiles of access to instructional software, administrative tools, and data…” Eric Williams, Ed. D. Superintendent of York County Schools Division.  For more information regarding the YCSD VDI project, visit slaitconsulting.com.

 

About SLAIT Consulting

SLAIT Consulting is an information technology company that specializes in cyber-security and data center solutions. SLAIT holds top partner status and certifications with leading technology organizations which enables us to help businesses, government and educational institutions develop comprehensive plans to build and maintain their IT infrastructure. SLAIT is headquartered in Virginia Beach, VA with regional offices in Richmond, VA, Greenbelt, MD, Raleigh, and Charlotte, NC. For additional information, call 800-761-6898 or visit www.slaitconsulting.com.

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Mary Chavez
SLAIT Consulting
800-761-6898
mary.chavez@slaitconsulting.com