ITsavvy Brings SonicWall Protection to the Public Sector with GSA Contract
September 13, 2017
ADDISON, Ill.—ITsavvy is now the only GSA contract holder to offer industry-leading SonicWall security solutions to the public sector via Contract # GS-35F-477GA. The company’s longstanding relationship with SonicWall and ITsavvy’s GSA contract enable the company to offer state-of-the-art security solutions to government agencies.
ITsavvy Executive Vice President Chris Kurpeikis said, “This new venture with SonicWall is an extension of a long-standing relationship between our two companies. SonicWall is in a strong place right now and we are very happy with and supportive of their fresh start beyond Dell EMC. With a global spotlight on security, it is a great opportunity for both of us to shake up the industry.”
Headquartered in Santa Clara, Calif., SonicWall has been fighting the cyber-criminal industry for over 25 years defending small and medium-size businesses, and enterprises worldwide with award-winning security products. Backed by research from SonicWall Capture Labs, the company’s award-winning real-time breach detection and prevention solutions secure more than one million business and mobile networks and their emails, applications and data.
SonicWall is highly regarded in the industry for its state-of-the-art wireless security; next-generation email security; next-generation firewalls; security appliance that filters spam, spyware, and viruses; and other malware protection. Using SonicWall network security solutions, government agencies have access to a full array of cyber-defense tools and capabilities to meet a broad range of cyber-mission use cases.
Chris Auger, Vice President of Sales, Americas at SonicWall said “Cyber attacks against nations and our own government agencies are increasing in scope and frequency. Employing the right suite of security tools and capabilities is central to ensuring the security and safety of our citizens. Our federally certified technologies qualify SonicWall network security solutions and services for use and deployment throughout the public sector, including intelligence and military organizations.”
SonicWall’s Global Management System (GMS) provides a unified, systematic approach to managing the entire network security environment. Its solutions support mobility and bring-your-own-device (BYOD) initiatives by ensuring secure wireless networks for communicating across agencies and field offices.
SonicWall SMA supports advanced ciphers including Suite B cryptography and is ICSA SSL-TSL certified. SonicWall network security products meet or exceed governmental certification and interoperability requirements including:
- Federal Information Processing Standard Publication 140-2 (FIPS 140-2)
- Common Criteria for Information Technology Security Evaluation (CC)
- Suite B Cryptography Algorithms
- Commercial Solutions for Classified (CSfC)
- Unified Capabilities Approved Products List (UC APL)
ITsavvy was recently awarded a U.S. Government Services Administration (GSA) Schedule 70 (Information Technology) contract. The contract runs through June 1, 2022 with three 5-year options.
Through the contract, ITsavvy can better support the government’s procurement requirements and ease procurement challenges. The company can consistently deliver state, local and federal agencies with the best value in technology through strong vendor partnerships, advanced technical expertise, efficient processes and dedicated client service.
ITsavvy’s Senior Director of Sales for the Public Sector Brian Fields said, “We are thankful to SonicWall for this partnership that allows us to bring security solutions to GSA. We recognize that security is mission-critical for the public sector. We now can deliver SonicWall’s sophisticated solutions in combination with ITsavvy’s value-added support and service.”
Current ITsavvy public sector clients include multiple school districts and educational institutions, the U.S. Air Force, Navy, and USDA. In addition to numerous contracts in process, current contracts/agreements include GSA, TIPS/TAPS, MEEC and ERATE.