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DLT Solutions Selected to Serve on GSA's Information Technology Industry Government Council.



Recognition Reinforces DLT's Success in Serving Government IT Community

HERNDON, Va. -- DLT (Digital Linear Tape) A magnetic tape technology originally developed by Digital for its VAX line. The technology was later sold to Quantum, which makes it available to other manufacturers. DLT uses half-inch, single-hub cartridges similar to IBM's 3480/3490/3590 line.  Solutions, Inc., a premier government solutions provider, today announced that it has been selected to serve on the General Services Administration The General Services Administration (GSA) was established by section 101 of the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949 (40 U.S.C.A. § 751). The GSA sets policy for and manages government property and records.  (GSA (1) (Global mobile Suppliers Association, Sawbridgeworth, U.K., www.gsacom.com) A membership organization of suppliers of GSM products and services. Its goal is to promote GSM as the worldwide mobile communications standard. See GSM Association and GSM. ), Federal Acquisition Service's, Information Technology Industry Government Council (ITIGC). The Company's term and three year membership begins in January 2007. DLT executives Craig D. Adler, executive vice president & chief financial officer, and Edward A. Abbot III, senior contracts administrator, will serve as DLT's representatives to the Council.

The Council was established in 2003 and comprises a diverse group of members representing various industries, government agencies and GSA offices. Of the 30 council members, more than half are selected from industry. Council members are objectively selected by GSA to represent and address all business concerns. DLT is one of nine new Schedule 70 holders selected to be a member of GSA's ITIGC.

"DLT's history as a strong and successful GSA schedule holder as well as a major force in driving direct and cooperative use of the GSA schedule program make us the ideal candidate to represent industry perspectives to GSA," said Rick Marcotte, president & CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board.  of DLT Solutions, Inc. "We are thrilled thrill ¬†
v. thrilled, thrill·ing, thrills

v.tr.
1. To cause to feel a sudden intense sensation; excite greatly.

2. To give great pleasure to; delight. See Synonyms at enrapture.
 to be a part of such an important organization and will continue to strive for excellence in serving the government."

The Council meets quarterly and makes annual recommendations to GSA. The Council serves strictly in an advisory capacity and does not create policy or new programs. Council members serve three year terms. Currently, the council has five committees, including cooperative purchasing, economic price adjustment, e-Tools, teaming and subcontracting and training, education and communication.

Mr. Adler will serve as DLT Solutions' primary council member. He is a Certified Public Accountant Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

An accountant who has met certain standards, including experience, age, and licensing, and passed exams in a particular state.
 with more than 20 years of finance, contracts and operational experience in the government contracting world. He has extensive experience in leading and directing financial and administrative organizations, developing and executing comprehensive acquisition/merger strategies, and designing and implementing global accounting processes and systems. In his current role, Adler is responsible for all finance, contracts and operational order management functions. He also plays a key role in defining and implementing DLT's strategic plans.

DLT's alternate member selected to the council, Edward Abbot, has a 10-year background in directing contractors in the development of federal and state contract proposals. While his principal area of expertise is the GSA Schedule program, he also has experience with other federal Governmentwide Acquisition Contract (GWAC GWAC Government Wide Acquisition Contract
GWAC Government Wide Agency Contract
GWAC Gross Weighted Average Coupon
GWAC Grid Wise Architecture Council
) programs and a host of other state procurement The fancy word for "purchasing." The procurement department within an organization manages all the major purchases.  contracts. Mr. Abbot is responsible for the overall management of DLT's GSA Schedule Contract as well as the negotiation of agreements with vendors, federal, state and local governments.

About DLT Solutions, Inc.

Founded in 1991, DLT Solutions, Inc. delivers best-of-class technology solutions to federal, state and municipal governments and businesses from its headquarters in Herndon, VA. To achieve that mission, DLT has tightly integrated itself with some of the most prominent IT software and hardware manufacturers in the world including Autodesk, Oracle, Quantum, Quest Software The computer-software manufacturer Quest Software (Quest Software, Inc.) (NASDAQ: QSFT), headquartered in Aliso Viejo, California, dates from 1987. Quest develops, sells, and supports database management, Windows management, and application management software products , Red Hat, and Symantec. With its product portfolio and award-winning track record, DLT confidently supports public sector clients in the technology implementation required to achieve their agency missions. For more information or to place an order, contact DLT Solutions at 800-262-4358; email sales@dlt.com; or visit www.dlt.com.

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