GSA Greenville: Forum Systems Awarded GSA, To Expand Cloud-Based Security

Jan 31, 2012, 07:30 ET from GSA Greenville

GREENVILLE, S.C., Jan. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- GSA Greenville is pleased to announce that Forum Systems Inc. has been awarded a GSA Schedule 70 contract and are now certified to provide goods & services to the Federal Government. Acknowledging the growth in spending through the General Services Administration (GSA), Forum Systems Inc. will be placing their patented XML technology for SOA and Cloud Computing on the government's electronic ordering system, GSA Advantage!®.

"As a leader in web services security gateways, this schedule award will provide us with increased opportunities to service sensitive government accounts and open up significantly more markets throughout the country," stated Rizwan Mallal, VP of Operations at Forum Systems Inc. He continues, "The application process was handled very professionally and efficiently by the staff at GSA Greenville. They prepared and submitted a comprehensive application to the government."

"As the leader in GSA application processing, we have a responsibility to help small and medium business interests maximize their reach within the federal procurement galaxy," explains John Warren, SBDM at GSA Greenville. He continues: "We've combined comprehensive service-offerings to small businesses with advanced marketing tools that deliver unique opportunities in the complex world of government procurement."

GSA Greenville managed the tender process on behalf of Forum Systems Inc. facilitating the application preparation, submission and negotiations with government buyers at the GSA. Mr. Warren adds, "At GSA Greenville, we're dedicated to working with small and medium-sized businesses and offering them turn-key solutions that boosts their competitive edge in gaining access to government spending."

About Forum Systems Inc.:
Forum Systems, a wholly owned subsidiary of Crosscheck Networks, Inc., is a leader in Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) and XML security.  Through comprehensive Threat mitigation and Trust enablement, Forum's family of hardware, software and cloud-based instances provides enterprises and government organizations with the foundation for achieving secure SOA federation. Processing more than one billion transactions per day worldwide, the FIPS- and DoD-certified Forum products offer the industry's most comprehensive protection against XML- and SOAP-based vulnerabilities. Forum Sentry has been issued an industry-first patent (7,516,333) for XML security functions such as XML Encryption, XML Decryption and XML Signatures using a network appliance. For more information, please visit www.forumsys.com.

About GSA Greenville:
GSA Greenville, a division of Federal Verification Co., Inc., is a premier GSA advisory & solutions firm. With over 700 schedules awarded to date, GSA Greenville leverages its industry-leading experience and in-house staff of specialists to deliver professional government marketing services to businesses nationally. Visit www.gsagreenville.com for more information.

CONTACTS:
For Forum Systems Inc.: Rizwan Mallal, VP of Operations, at 781.791.7510

For GSA Greenville: John Warren, Small Business Development Manager at 864.631.1837

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