Washington, DC, July 10, 2012 --(PR.com
)-- With the end of the 2012 fiscal year fast approaching, VASTEC
is making federal agencies aware of the products and services it offers to efficiently and economically address scanning, digitization, and indexing of physical and electronic documents, while making search and retrieval of that information possible on any platform required by the client, including wireless tablets and PDAs. VASTEC also provides document Section 508 remediation and certification, and records management services, both designed to meet Federal compliancy regulations.
“We have found many federal agencies have unaddressed information needs that can be efficiently resolved through end of the fiscal year funding,” said Fernando Faria, VASTEC's President and COO. “VASTEC’s ability to quickly tailor services to those available funds ensures full and maximum use of budget dollars.”
VASTEC services both government and commercial clients as a premier provider of document scanning, digital services, document and records management systems and solutions, and Section 508 document repair. Agencies that have utilized VASTEC services include the Social Security Administration, US Department of the Treasury, the General Services Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs, Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Surgeon General, and the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.
VASTEC’s high level of attention to Federal security protocol provides all clients with assurance that their sensitive and classified information will be secure throughout the process. All VASTEC employees pass background checks, drug tests, sign confidentiality agreements, and are fully trained to abide by the standards of HIPAA, the United States Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 trained. In addition, VASTEC’s facility has been audited to standards established by FISMA (Federal Information Security Management Act).
VASTEC can provide a wide range of digitization and conversion services including:
· Physical & Electronic Conversion
· Data Capture – Metadata and Indexing
· Optical Character Recognition (OCR) for Full Text Searchability
· Optical Character Recognition (OCR) Text Verification
· Quality Control and Assurance Testing
· Secure Document Disposal – Shredding, Destruction
· Bar-coding and Asset Management Tracking
· Records Management Solutions
In addition, many agencies have also found valuable VASTEC’s expertise in Section 508 Compliance. These services include:
· Accessible, Compliant Documents & Forms
· Document Audit & Repair
· Document Compliance Certification
In records management VASTEC provides the following services:
· Strategic Assessments Planning
· Electronic Records and Document Management
· File Management and Training
· Quality Control and Assurance Testing
· Business Process Automation
· DoD 5015.2 Compliant Solutions
· Digital Asset Management
Furthering VASTEC’s ability to effectively meet federal needs is its joint venture partnership with the U.S. Department of Commerce, National Technical Information Service (NTIS). This partnership offers all federal agencies the ability to address digitization, records management, data storage, Section 508 compliance, federally secure electronic content, and archive management needs through a simple Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). This allows Federal Agency clients the ability to access the best technology and business practices audited to DoD standards established by FISMA, and allows our team to quickly create solutions to meet unique requirements and provide rapid project implementation.
“Working with federal information requires utmost attention to security and protocol, as well as the willingness and ability to work with individual agencies and customize our processes to meet their specific information management needs,” said Richard Salem, VASTEC CEO. “VASTEC has repeatedly proven that we can meet these wide ranging challenges, which has been demonstrated by the high volume of work we receive from Federal clients.”
VASTEC’s contract vehicles include GSA Schedule 36, SeaPort-e, and Document Automation and Production Services (DAPS). It can process sensitive and classified information through its secure production facilities in Washington or Tampa, or at customer sites nationwide.
Further information on VASTEC’s end of fiscal year programs can be found on the company’s website, www.VASTEC.com, or by contacting Shannon Kelly at (813) 222-3210.