United Kingdom G-Cloud 6 Framework Agreement Awarded to WidePoint
Soft-ex, a WidePoint subsidiary, awarded Crown Commercial Service agreement under UK Government’s G-Cloud initiative
McLean, Virginia, and Dublin, Ireland, April 14, 2015 – WidePoint Corporation (NYSE Mkt: WYY), a leading provider of Managed Mobility Services (MMS) specializing in Cybersecurity and Telecommunications Lifecycle Management (TLM) solutions, announced today that its subsidiary Soft-ex Communications, Ltd., has been awarded inclusion for provisioning of Specialist Cloud Services in the latest G-Cloud 6 procurement agreement of the UK Government. This is the second Framework Agreement awarded to Soft-ex under the G-Cloud initiative.
Under the G-Cloud 6 Framework Agreement, Soft-ex will deliver its advanced Online Bill Presentment & Analytics solution, which can provide centralised telecom intelligence to the United Kingdom’s Cabinet Office and central Government Organisations, and visibility to individual local government departments/offices of their telecom usage and spend for fixed, mobile, and data, enabling improved control, efficiencies, and cost savings.
The G-Cloud framework now has total sales of £516m, up from £129m in February 2014. Managed by the Crown Commercial Service (CCS), G-Cloud is a UK Government initiative designed to support the acquisition of cloud software and services by the public sector. G-Cloud 6 includes solutions from specialist suppliers such as Soft-ex, who have been selected to encourage the adoption of Cloud Services and deliver innovative services across via a digital marketplace.
Ian Sparling, chief executive officer at Soft-ex, commented, “The G-Cloud 6 award enables Soft ex to continue to expand our reach into the public sector space. Our market-proven solutions and ongoing innovation deliver government bodies with agile and flexible tools to optimise their day-to-day operations, benefit from cost savings, and increase their performance efficiencies.”
Steve L. Komar, chief executive officer & chairman of WidePoint Corporation, stated, “This award from the UK Crown Commercial Services validates and complements our existing success in both the US and global government sectors. We are delighted to be delivering our best-in-class solutions within the UK G-Cloud agreement.”
Soft-ex is a leading supplier of Online Bill Presentment and Analytics SaaS solutions that provide unique online data intelligence for Communication Service Providers (CSPs) and their Enterprise customers for fixed, mobile and PABX communications. Headquartered in Ireland with offices in the UK, the Netherlands and Scandinavia, we have customers and partners in over 90 countries globally. Customers include Telefónica, BT, KPN, Telia, Microsoft, Nationwide, Lloyds, Shire and Prudential, to name but a few. For more information, visit www.soft-ex.net.
WidePoint (NYSE Mkt: WYY) is a leading provider of secure, cloud-delivered, enterprise-wide information technology-based solutions that can enable enterprises and agencies to deploy fully compliant IT services in accordance with government-mandated regulations and advanced system requirements. WidePoint has several major government and commercial contracts. For more information, visit www.widepoint.com.