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Indigo IT Is Named the SBA 2014 National Prime Contractor of the Year

Companies mentioned in this article: Indigo IT, LLC

RESTON, Va., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Indigo IT, LLC has been selected by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) as the 2014 National Prime Contractor of the Year. This award honors small businesses that have provided the government with outstanding goods and services as prime contractors. Only Federal agencies can nominate companies for the Small Business Prime Contractor of the Year Award and each Federal agency can nominate only one firm for this award. The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) nominated Indigo IT in January 2014 for the company's exceptional technology support migrating DISA Mission Partners to the DoD Enterprise Email (DEE) environment (the DISA Cloud). The DISA DEE is the largest private Cloud in the world and is designed to serve 4 million users. In September 2013, DoD Chief Information Officer (CIO), Teresa Takai, issued a Memo stating that DoD supports the transition of all of DoD to the DEE as the Joint Information Environment and included it into the DoD Information Enterprise Architecture. As such, CIO Takai tasked all of DoD with developing a DEE Implementation Plan by the end of January 2014 and the initiation of implementation to the DEE not later than the first Quarter of Fiscal Year 2015. Indigo IT is the only IT services consultant performing the migration of DoD Mission Partners to the DISA DEE. Indigo IT has met every challenge with professionalism, intelligence and innovation while always staying on schedule and within budget.

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Indigo IT is a Woman Owned Small Business and Minority Disadvantaged Business Enterprise based in Reston, VA. Founded in 2001, Indigo IT is led by Denise Van Wyngaardt , the Chief Executive Officer and President. Ms. Van Wyngaardt is a Mexican-American and a native of Texas. She graduated from St. Mary's University in San Antonio and then went on to receive her Master's in Public Policy from Georgetown University in Washington, DC. In response to the news of the award, she stated that, "We are honored to have received this acknowledgment by DISA and the SBA and we congratulate all the other small businesses receiving awards. We are proud of our team supporting DISA and look forward to continuing to provide great services on this high-visibility project."

The awards ceremony will be held in Washington, DC during SBA National Small Business Week, May 12-16, 2014. For questions regarding this award or Indigo IT, contact Shaanon Lindauer at Indigo IT, (703) 636-8130 or slindauer@indigoit.com.

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