Knight Point Systems to Mentor ThunderCat Technology as part of GSA’s Mentor-Protégé Program
Reston, Va. April 15, 2010 – Knight Point Systems announced that it has entered into a formal Mentor-Protégé relationship with ThunderCat Technology. The two companies have a history of working together and are now making the relationship more focused on specific goals and objectives.
Robert Eisiminger, Knight Point Systems CEO said his team is looking forward to being a formal mentor; “We are particularly proud and excited, because this is one of the very first times that one Service Disabled Veteran Owned Business (SDVOSB) has actually mentored another.” Thomas Deierlein, the ThunderCat Technology CEO is anxious to improve performance; “The goal here is to for us to grow and benefit from Knight Point’s successes and lessons learned.”
The GSA’s Mentor-Protégé Program is designed to encourage and motivate prime contractors to assist small businesses and enhance their capability of performing successfully on GSA contracts and subcontracts. The program is intended to foster the establishment of long-term relationships between small businesses and GSA prime contractors and increase the overall number of small businesses that receive GSA prime contract and subcontract awards.
About Knight Point Systems
Knight Point Systems, a Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Business, is one of the fastest growing public sector IT solutions providers in the United States. Based in Reston, VA, with 8 domestic office locations including Chicago, Tucson, Orlando, Atlanta, Ogden and Philadelphia, Knight Point Systems delivers datacenter-centric technology solutions and services for a broad range of organizations. The company’s solution expertise spans IT Strategy Consulting, Infrastructure Services, Application Services, and Operations & Support. www.knightpoint.com
About ThunderCat Technology
ThunderCat Technology is a Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business that delivers technology services and solutions to the federal government and fortune 500 companies. Specifically, ThunderCat is a systems integrator that brings an innovative approach to solving customer problems in and around the datacenter by providing strategies for Data Storage, Networking, and Applications. ThunderCat represents, distributes, integrates, and provides technologies from best of breed manufacturers. Clients include DHS, USACE, HHS, DLA, DFAS, NIH, Navy, Army, VA, and TSA. www.thundercattech.com
About GSA OSBU
GSA’s Office of Small Business Utilization (OSBU) advocates for small, small disadvantaged, veteran, service-disabled veteran-owned, HUBZone, and women business owners. Its mission is to promote increased access to GSA’s nationwide procurement opportunities. OSBU monitors and implements small business policies and manages a range of programs required by law. GSA’s small business programs nurture entrepreneurial opportunities, open doors to new business horizons, and enhance technological capabilities. To learn more, visit www.gsa.gov/mentorprotege.
Anthony “Tony” Eiland
Program Analyst/Veterans Program