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Kovarus Awarded California Department Of General Services Data Storage Contract For Mid-Tier, Entry Level And SAN Fabric

Systems Integrator Now a Leading Provider of Data Storage Solutions for 9,000 Public Entities and State Agencies

SAN RAMON, Calif., Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kovarus, Inc., a leading systems integrator specializing in increasing IT efficiency by architecting and integrating business-aligned IT solutions, today announced that it has won the highly competitive bid for the California Department of General Services (DGS) contracts for mid-tier, entry level and SAN fabric data storage solutions. Kovarus will offer these technology solutions to more than 9,000 public entities and state agencies, as well as their respective departments, including cities, counties and educational institutions from kindergarten through higher education.

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Kovarus was selected by the DGS based on its understanding of the complex needs of the public sector along with superior technology solutions. Through these contracts, Kovarus will be addressing three key IT challenges:

  • Consolidation – Enabling users to comply with mandates such as AB2408, sub-section 11546.1, through system wide consolidation of disparate systems.
  • Disaster Recovery - Making multisite disaster recovery solutions a cost effective and technically superior reality.
  • Virtualization Optimization – Optimizing virtual infrastructure with Kovarus' preconfigured solutions specifically built for public sector needs.

"We are honored to receive these extremely competitive California DGS contracts," said Dan Morris, director of technology, public sector, at Kovarus. "With our strong technical team and experience in the public sector, Kovarus is uniquely suited to deliver the effective storage solutions California needs at an incredible savings the state can enjoy."

About Kovarus
Kovarus focuses on increasing IT efficiency for their clients by architecting and integrating business-aligned IT solutions. The company's holistic approach to helping customers deliver IT-as-a-Service (ITaaS) focuses on the people, process, and technologies for enabling IT management and service delivery. This includes deep expertise in data center technologies, including: virtualization, server, storage, networking and cloud computing. Kovarus enables its customers to dramatically simplify their IT operating model and cost-effectively deliver the resources their organizations need to succeed in today's highly competitive environment. 

Kovarus has been chosen as a premier partner by leading technology companies including VMware, EMC, and Cisco, and has successfully helped a wide range of private and public sector customers drive business innovation and success. Founded in 2003, Kovarus is headquartered in the San Francisco Bay Area with additional locations in Sacramento, Seattle, and Denver. For more information on Kovarus, please visit www.kovarus.com.

SOURCE Kovarus, Inc.

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