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From Carahsoft & Our Partners
RESTON, VA, February 17, 2010 – Carahsoft Technology Corp., the trusted government IT solutions provider, today announced that it has partnered with BasicGov Systems, Inc. to market and sell BasicGov’s suite of software to federal, state, and local government agencies through Carahsoft’s General Services Administration (GSA) schedule. The web-based software suite improves government productivity, response, and service to citizens by automating common activities for permits and inspections, business licensing, and code enforcement.
“We expect Carahsoft to quickly put BasicGov in front of larger government agencies that we’re not able to reach on our own,” said David Roberts, President and CEO, BasicGov Systems. “Our Software as a Service model is ideal for government as it delivers functionality and reliability without the high costs or lengthy implementation of traditional software.”
BasicGov’s web-based software suite includes BasicGov Permits and Inspections which streamlines permit requests and scheduling of inspections; BasicGov Licensing which simplifies license approvals and batch renewals; and BasicGov Code Enforcement which automates tasks related to code violations and inspections. Online, 24/7 access to all BasicGov modules is provided by BasicGov Citizen Portal.
“We are pleased to add BasicGov to our growing portfolio of cloud computing solutions for government,” said Craig P. Abod, President, Carahsoft. “Every government agency –- large or small –- has valued staff dedicated to managing these daily activities. Whether it is a federal permit for a new wind farm, a license for a state contractor, or a neighborhood abandoned car complaint, BasicGov makes government more efficient in responding to customer requests.”
The suite of BasicGov web-based software, allows cities and local governments to streamline their permits and inspections, code enforcement, licensing and city planning processes. Online, anywhere, 24/7 citizen access is available through the BasicGov Citizen Portal allows taxpayers to manage applications, renewals, and other requests online. BasicGov is a reliable, secure solution delivered for an affordable price and the only webbased software for local governments built on Force.com, the cloud computing platform from SalesForce.com used by more than 55,000 organizations worldwide. BasicGov software requires only an Internet connection and a browser. www.basicgov.com
BasicGov Systems, Inc is a publicly traded corporation and trades under the symbol “BSG.V” on the TSX Venture Exchange.