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Open Storage Solutions Awarded NMSO By Government of Canada
New Mass Storage National Master Standing Offer to commence September 15 2011.


Brampton, ON – August 15, 2011
: Open Storage Solutions® Inc., a leader in providing data storage solutions in Canada and the US, announced today that they have just been awarded a National Master Standing Offer (NMSO) from the Government of Canada’s Public Works Government Services (PWGSC). According to a letter received from the Acquisitions Branch Informatics and Telecommunications Systems Procurement Directorate, dated August 8 2011, Open Storage Solutions was awarded the NMSO based on their Mass Storage category submissions. The new NMSO for Mass Storage will begin on September 15, 2011 and will, once published on the PWGSC Computer Acquisition Guide (CAG) website, replace the entire previous Archive Storage NMSO # E60EJ–04000T.  At that time no more call up orders may be placed against the old Archive NMSO # E60EJ–04000T. 

“We are very please and proud of this achievement,” said Andrew Betterton, President and CEO of Open Storage Solutions. “Of the total number of offers received for submission by the government for the NMSO, only thirty-nine percent (39%) were successful this year. Our team worked very hard on this submission, garnering us wins in twelve categories. This represents our largest NMSO achievement to date.”

About Open Storage Solutions
Open Storage Solutions, Inc has been designing and integrating advanced storage products and high-performance, high-availability data protection for over 30 years. The company has a total commitment to providing the very best value solutions by utilizing leading edge technology and backing it with a high level of after sales service. Open Storage Solutions provides storage solutions from disk and tape systems, RAID systems as well as Enterprise Class servers, Network Attached Storage, Storage Area Networks and provides Professional Services. Open Storage Solutions has offices throughout Canada and the USA.