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Emergent Awarded Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) for Adobe Connect

September 7, 2010

VIENNA, Va., Sept. 7 /PRNewswire/ — Emergent, an award-winning small business and IT solutions provider, today announced it has been awarded a five-year Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) for the purchase of Adobe® Connect(TM) web conferencing software and other associated Adobe Systems Incorporated collaboration solutions by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT). The BPA provides DOT a cost-effective, streamlined procurement mechanism for Adobe Connect. The agreement services all DOT components including: Office of the Secretary of Transportation (OST), Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), Federal Transit Administration (FTA), Maritime Administration (MARAD), National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), Office of Inspector General (OIG), Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), Research and Innovative Technology Administration (RITA), Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation (SLSDC), and the Surface Transportation Board (STB).

“This award is an acknowledgement of our leadership in the public sector working with advanced collaboration technologies and solutions,” says Greg Christensen, President of Emergent. “During these tough economic times we are proud to support the U.S. Department of Transportation, providing cost effective information technology solutions that enable DOT to better serve their mission.”

Servicing all the major components of DOT, this BPA award supports the DOT vision to leverage secure collaboration solutions to enable better communication within the agency and the public. The BPA is designed to decrease costs, reduce paperwork and is a procurement mechanism that works better and costs the U.S. government less.

Barry Leffew, Vice President, Public Sector Sales at Adobe, adds, “Adobe software and solutions play a key role in all aspects of the public sector, helping simplify the business of government anytime, anywhere and through any medium. We’re excited to work with Emergent in support of this DOT-wide BPA to bring the significant benefits of Adobe Connect to the broad range of DOT components.”

About Emergent

Emergent is an award winning Value Added Reseller (VAR) and GSA Schedule Holder (GS-35F-0110W) providing comprehensive IT solutions including IT product acquisition, implementation and education services. Emergent offers complimentary technology solutions including, Adobe, Red Hat, Symantec, VeriSign and SAP Business Objects among others within the government, commercial, education and healthcare sectors. For more information, visit http://www.emergent360.com

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