GREENVILLE, S.C., April 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — GSA South Carolina is pleased to announce that The Mariner Group, LLC has been awarded a GSA Schedule 70 contract and is now certified to provide goods & services directly to the Federal government. Acknowledging the growth in federal spending through the General Services Administration (GSA), Mariner will place their advanced situation awareness (SA) technology services, products and programs on the government’s electronic ordering system, GSA Advantage!®.

Mariner’s CommandBridge™ technology, unique expertise, and management vision are providing exponential advances in situation awareness for clients throughout the world. CommandBridge™ is a field-proven technology platform currently on-duty in a wide range of mission-driven environments including federal, state, and local maritime command centers. Mariner’s customers include a wide-array of port authorities, regional maritime security operation centers, and military organizations.

“For our Situation Awareness (SA) products and services, this schedule award will provide us with increased opportunities to service government accounts at multiple levels, including the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), and open up significantly more markets throughout the country,” stated Thomas R. Holt, Sr. VP, Corporate Development for Mariner. Mr. Holt continues, “GSA South Carolina professionally handled our application process, reviewing our files and documentation and then submitting a comprehensive application to the government; enabling us to remain focused on our core business activities throughout the effort.”

“As the leader in GSA application document processing, we’ve assembled a comprehensive service-offering to businesses including advanced marketing tools that deliver unique opportunities within government procurement,” explains John Warren, SBDM at GSA South Carolina.

Mr. Warren adds, “We are committed to assisting small and medium-sized businesses with effective, turn-key solutions that enhance their competitive edge in gaining access to government spending.” GSA South Carolina managed the tender process on behalf of The Mariner Group, LLC.

About The Mariner Group, LLC:
The Mariner Group, LLC is a high-performing innovator of advanced situation awareness (SA) technologies that continues to set the standard for maritime domain awareness and response. Mariner has incrementally adapted their cloud-based platform to give context to a wider base of information feeds, significantly enhancing the old situation awareness recipe of sensors and legacy systems. Mariner’s focus on making sense of a deluge of information sources is having a substantial positive impact on the overall security and safety of customers.

About GSA South Carolina:
GSA South Carolina, a division of Federal Verification Co., Inc., is a premier GSA advisory & solutions firm. With over 800 schedules awarded to date, GSA South Carolina leverages its industry-leading experience and in-house staff of specialists to deliver professional government marketing services to businesses nationally.