Tampa, FL, October 15, 2009 --(PR.com
)-- Sunera (www.sunera.com), a multinational provider of business and technology risk advisory services, would like to announce that it has been awarded the State of Florida’s Information and Technology (IT) Consulting Services Contract (Contract No. 973-561-010-1). Furthermore, Sunera was approved to provide services and personnel for all four project areas including: Project Area 1 – Analysis and Design; Project Area 2 – Development and Integration; Project Area 3 – Operational and Support; Project Area 4 – Staff Augmentation. The contract will be in place for approximately three years expiring August 2012. For more information on the State of Florida IT Consulting Services contract, please visit the State Term Contracts section of State of Florida’s Department of Management Services’ website.
“As a Florida-based company, being awarded this contract is another important step in the development of Florida’s home-grown consulting businesses,” says Sunera’s Principal and Founder, Peter Armstrong. He goes on to say that “this contract will only further solidify our position as one of the State’s premier providers of IT risk advisory services for government.”
Sunera is headquartered in Tampa and has additional Florida offices in Miami and Orlando. Since its inception in 2005, it has been servicing several of the State’s most recognized government and corporate entities. Its personnel have worked with state agencies, county and city governments, and various other government sector entities including school districts, sheriff’s offices, tax collectors, property appraisers and water management districts.
Sunera has one of the largest IT risk and security practices within the State of Florida. The practice provides such technology related consulting services as: vulnerability assessments and penetration testing; PCI audits and scans; IT auditing; IT assessments; and information security auditing and assessments.. A complete list of services can be found on Sunera’s website at www.sunera.com.
“Sunera’s technology resources have a tremendous amount of experience in the government sector, especially in Florida,” said Andrew Cannata, Managing Director of Sunera’s Information Security and Network Services Practice. “Our aggressive rate structure coupled with our seasoned subject matter experts provides state agencies with a cost-effective solution to meet their technology and security needs”
Prior to joining Sunera, Mr. Cannata, was a Senior Manager with KPMG and the task lead for the Department of Defense’s largest Information Assurance program at the United States Special Operations Command.
Sunera is a leading provider of business and technology risk advisory services throughout the United States and Canada. Founded by "Big-4" public accounting partners and professionals, Sunera is dedicated to helping organizations achieve and sustain cost-effective corporate governance. Sunera is based in Tampa, Fla., and is available online at www.sunera.com.