IQM2, Inc.Approved for Apps.gov
Online PR News – 26-February-2010 – – New York, NY, February 23, 2010 – IQM2, Inc. the industry leading government meetings solutions provider, today announced the availability of its public sector Meeting Management Solutions “MMS”™ via Apps.gov, a GSA-operated Web-based store front where government agencies can purchase cloud-based IT services utilizing a month-to-month subscription or annual contract. This has been accomplished through their partner, Carahsoft Technology Corp., the trusted Government IT solutions provider who combines technological expertise with a thorough understanding of the government procurement process to help federal, state and local government agencies select and implement the best solution at the best possible value.
“We are excited to be on the forefront of bringing our cloud based meeting management solution and collaboration services to the government’s Apps.gov storefront and allowing them to use this innovative new procurement vehicle to drive easy access and deployment,” said Daryl Blowes, IQM2 CEO. “To our knowledge, we are the only end-to-end government meeting management software to be pre-approved and certified to be listed on Apps.gov.
“Cloud computing is a proven, rapidly deployable, scalable, and extremely cost-effective way for government entities to implement IT solutions,” said Craig P. Abod, president of Carahsoft which is aligned with numerous strategic partners whose cloud computing applications are already being implemented successfully by government agencies. “Our customers are eager to use this new procurement vehicle which makes access to efficiency and collaboration oriented cloud solutions like IQM2’s even easier.”
Apps.Gov was launched in September 2009 by U.S. CIO Vivek Kundra as a key element of President Obama’s initiative to lower the cost of government operations while driving innovation within government. The online procurement vehicle features pre-approved software that is compliant with various federal policies.
IQM2 “MMS”™ currently available through Apps.Gov and Carahsoft can be found on www.Apps.Gov. For more information on IQM2 Solutions for Government, visit www.carahsoft.com/cloud/iqm2.
IQM2 is a market leader in furnishing end-to-end public meeting management and collaboration solutions to the public sector nationwide through Meeting Management System applications like MinuteTraq (agenda process improvement), MediaTraq (Live and On-Demand Video Streaming), E-Voting (electronic voting) and Connector for Adobe Connect. IQM2’s end-to-end government meeting software solution accomplishes through one seamless application what has traditionally required numerous multi-vendor integrations to address.
Carahsoft Technology Corp. is the trusted Government IT solutions provider, combining technological expertise with a thorough understanding of the government procurement process to help federal, state and local government agencies select and implement the best solution at the best possible value. As a top-ranked GSA Schedule Contract holder, Carahsoft is the largest government partner and serves as the master government aggregator for many of its best-of-breed vendors. The company’s dedicated Solutions Divisions support proactive sales, marketing and delivery of Symantec, Storage Solutions, VMware, Adobe, Open Source, HR, HP Software, Intelligence, and SAP.
Carahsoft is consistently recognized by its partners as a top revenue producer and is listed among the industry’s fastest growing firms by VAR Business, CRN, Inc., Washington Technology, and the Washington Business Journal. In 2009, Carahsoft was ranked among the top ten companies by total revenue on the Inc.500 list of privately held companies, and received the VAR Business Top Revenue Generator Award. Visit us at www.carahsoft.com.
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