-- The framework enables UK public sector bodies to purchase managed email services.
FAIRFAX, Virginia, Nov. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics Information Technology, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), has been awarded a place on the UK Managed Email Services Framework by the Crown Commercial Service. As one of five awardees, General Dynamics will support UK's policy to centrally manage the procurement of common goods and services through an integrated procurement function that spans four years.
Under this framework, General Dynamics will provide a mix of core and common components including managed email services, delivery and migration services, secure email, secure message and routing, mobile device management, white pages and directory service, to a variety of public sector and non-profit organizations. Leveraging cloud computing capabilities, the company offers secure, cloud-based email services that deliver greater effectiveness, flexibility and lower total cost of ownership. General Dynamics will help organizations rapidly provision a shared environment, as well as build out and foster communication capabilities without interrupting the user experience.
"General Dynamics has proven experience managing large, complex, mission-critical e-mail programs for government organizations," said Marcus Collier, senior vice president, Health and Civilian Solutions Division. "We look forward to providing innovative, reliable and secure e-mail solutions that will enable UK public sector organizations to streamline the delivery and reduce the cost of providing enterprise-class messaging and collaboration services to their workforce."
General Dynamics is a leading systems integrator with a history of large-scale, secure enterprise email services. The company successfully implemented the U.S. Department of Defense Enterprise Email Program, which consolidates e-mail infrastructure, centralizes e-mail management and reduces technical and functional costs and supports e-mail for 4.5 million users worldwide. In the UK, General Dynamics Information Technology provides professional services to central government, local government and healthcare customers, and has offices in London and South Yorkshire.
More information about General Dynamics is available at www.generaldynamics.com.
SOURCE General Dynamics Information Technology