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Washington DC business magazine recognizes Deltek as a leading technology innovator for its Deltek First Essentials solution that powers the business processes of small to midsize government contractors
HERNDON, Va. – May 21, 2012 – Deltek, Inc. (Nasdaq: PROJ), the leading global provider of enterprise software and information solutions for government contractors and professional services firms, announced today it received the ‘Technology Innovator’ award in the large company division at the Washington SmartCEO magazine’s VOLT Awards. The awards ceremony, attended by over 300 local C-Level executives and guests, was held at the National Press Club in Washington, DC on May 15th.
Deltek won the award because of the positive impact its Deltek First SaaS solution has made serving the complete Project Lifecycle needs for small and mid-sized government contractors. Designed to help contractors get up and running quickly on a full-featured business management platform, Deltek First Essentials is accessible from a web browser, in the Cloud, and requires no IT expertise or IT resources from the customer. In addition, Deltek First Essentials offers low initial start-up costs, ensures rapid deployment times and is delivered via a secure, globally accessible environment.
“Deltek First Essentials is the only industry-specific SaaS ERP solution designed to serve the complete needs of small and mid-sized government contractors. The release of Deltek First Essentials was a significant milestone for Deltek and demonstrates our commitment to deliver mission-critical capabilities to government contractors of all sizes,” said Namita Dhallan, EVP of Product Strategy and Engineering for Deltek. “Being recognized by Washington SmartCEO is a fantastic achievement, and we are extremely proud to have won in such a competitive category.”
“Deltek First Essentials has been a huge success since we launched the solution in the summer of 2011,” said Tom Mazich, Deltek’s EVP and GM – GovCon. “Over 150 customers have purchased Deltek First Essentials because it is the perfect fit for small to mid-size government contractors. It delivers the capabilities to win more business, automate timekeeping and other financial management processes, improve cash flows, and maintain compliance, while offering the low-cost infrastructure and short deployment times of a Cloud-based solution. Winning the VOLT award is a testament to the energy and passion our customers have showed embracing Deltek First Essentials, and we want to thank our customers for their ongoing partnership with our company.”
The VOLT Awards recognizes the achievements of leaders in technology across three categories – Technology Innovators, Technology Implementers, and Cyber Warriors. The finalists were recognized for their company’s creative vision, leadership philosophies, innovative strategizing and undeniable work ethic. Collectively, the companies that were recognized as VOLT Award finalists and winners generate $5 billion in revenue and employ over 17,000 people.
For a complete list of winners, visit www.SmartCEO.com to check out the digital edition of the May 2012 issue.
Washington SmartCEO magazine is a regional publication for growing companies, aimed at providing features, analysis and case studies each month to educate and inspire Greater Washington’s thought leaders. Our readers range from young, dynamic companies to established, multi-generational family-owned firms.
Deltek (Nasdaq: PROJ) is the leading global provider of enterprise software and information solutions for professional services firms and government contractors. For decades, we have delivered actionable insight that empowers our customers to unlock their business potential. 15,000 organizations and 2 million users in over 80 countries around the world rely on Deltek to research and identify opportunities, win new business, optimize resources, streamline operations, and deliver more profitable projects. Deltek – Know more. Do more.® www.deltek.com.
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Media Relations Contact:
Patrick Smith, Vice President, Corporate Marketing and Communications, Deltek, Inc.
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