RESTON, VA – Qlarion, a leader in data-driven solutions for Federal as well as State and Local government agencies, announced today that it has been awarded a prime contract for the Next Generation Analytics program with the Commonwealth of Virginia.
The five-year blanket contract provides a vehicle for all public bodies in Virginia, including state agencies, universities, cities, counties, school districts, etc. to quickly acquire market-leading technology and implementation services directly from Qlarion for solutions in Business Intelligence, Predictive Analytics, Data Visualization, Data Quality, Data Governance, Big Data/Hadoop and In-Memory Analytics.
Qlarion will leverage its partnerships with SAP and Hortonworks to provide key underlying technologies for the contract. SAP will provide its full suite of market-leading analytics products, including SAP HANA. Hortonworks will provide its Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP), the industry’s leading distribution of 100% open enterprise Hadoop. Qlarion will also be providing its Qlarion Community Center prepackaged analytics accelerators for State and Local governments.
“We’re very excited to be partnering with the Commonwealth to deliver on Governor McAuliffe’s goal of making Virginia a global leader in big data and analytics,” said Qlarion CEO, Jake Bittner. “Qlarion has helped states, cities and counties nationwide save many millions of dollars by leveraging big data an analytics to optimize resources, engage citizens and operate more efficiently, and we’re looking forward to helping our home state of Virginia see the same results.”
For more information about Qlarion and its Community Center product, visit www.qlarion.com.
Qlarion is a professional services firm that helps transform government agencies into data-driven organizations. Its solutions are designed to help our customers make better business decisions, improve citizen engagement, reduce costs, and improve efficiency by using Big Data and Analytics to effectively manage, access and understand information.
Qlarion clients include Federal agencies such as Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), National Institutes of Health (NIH), Department of Energy, Internal Revenue Service, US Postal Service, Office of the Secretary of Defense and others, as well as State & Local governments such as the City of Boston, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, State of Illinois, State of West Virginia, DC Government, Montgomery County (MD) and others.