Planet Associates Wins DoD Enterprise Software Initiative / GSA SmartBUY Blanket Purchase Agreement for Infrastructure Relationship Management Software

BPA Simplifies Purchase of Planet IRM Across all Federal Agencies; Facilitates IT Network Data Consolidation and Visualization

NEPTUNE, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Planet Associates Inc., the leading provider of Infrastructure Relationship Management (IRM) software and services for Enterprise Networks, has recently been awarded an ESI/SmartBUY BPA by the Department of the Navy for Planet IRM software and associated services. The ESI BPA award is part of the DoD Net-Centric Information Technology Asset Management (ITAM) initiative to gain visibility across IT assets purchased by the Department and leverage the data to enable smarter enterprise IT strategy and acquisition decisions. The addition of GSA SmartBUY status allows all Federal Agencies beyond DoD to benefit from the negotiated terms and discounted pricing.

“This award is an acknowledgement of DoD and GSA confidence in Planet IRM’s current federal implementations and the desire to make our software easily available,” said William Spencer, President and CEO of Planet Associates. “The need for critical infrastructure visibility is apparent, and Planet IRM has been proven to increase oversight and facilitate more reliable asset management.”

Planet IRM is designed to consolidate critical infrastructure information and streamline IT operations through a single, centralized, visual data repository, which improves operational efficiency and service levels, reduces network disruptions and downtime, and provides the cohesion necessary for accurate and thorough critical system analysis.

More information on the Planet IRM BPA is available at http://esi.planetassoc.com.

About Planet Associates Inc.

Planet Associates Inc., located in Neptune, N.J., develops, licenses and supports the Planet® IRM family of infrastructure relationship management software products. Planet IRM is uniquely capable of total enterprise network asset consolidation, with project scopes ranging from individual Data Centers to entire global organizations. For more information on Planet IRM software, call Planet Associates at (732) 922-5300, email mjviscomi@planetassoc.com or visit http://www.planetassoc.com.

Planet® is a registered trademark of Planet Associates Inc. Copyright ©2009 Planet Associates Inc. All rights reserved.

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