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Melissa Data Teams with V3Gate for Government Market Expansion

Partnership Supports Federal, State and Local Agencies in Meeting Big Data Missions, Enhances Public Sector IT Deployments with Integrated Data Quality



Rancho Santa Margarita, CALIF – September 17, 2014 – Melissa Data, a leading provider of contact data quality and data integration solutions, today announced its strategic relationship with V3Gate, an established IT solutions provider to the federal government. The relationship between Melissa Data and V3Gate expands Melissa Data’s public sector market dramatically, while enhancing V3Gate’s big data capabilities with integrated data quality tools and solutions. Together the two firms will actively target business growth in federal, state and local government sectors, offering cutting-edge IT solutions that support high-level public agencies in achieving their diverse missions.


V3Gate is a certified service-disabled veteran owned small business (SDVOSB) with a primary focus on implementing emerging technologies; the company supports both commercial and government entities with innovative infrastructure solutions that reduce costs, increase efficiencies and create a flexible, high performance IT environment. V3Gate will complement its portfolio of big data solutions with Melissa Data’s comprehensive suite of on-site and cloud-based data quality technologies, including its integrated data quality Web service designed to provide real-time fraud prevention and identity verification.


“Public sector business is essential to Melissa Data’s long-term growth strategy, and we value V3Gate as a reliable and experienced Beltway partner,” said Gary Van Roekel, COO, Melissa Data. “We’re not only accelerating our market presence – together we’re enabling powerful data performance for the government user through global data cleansing capabilities and sophisticated identity management tools.”


“V3Gate’s partnership with Melissa Data allows us to offer a seamless data quality advantage, aligning well with our focus on emerging technologies and big data,” said Guy Nielsen, executive vice president, V3Gate. “With the addition of proven data quality and identity management tools, our hardware-software solution set is very well-rounded. Our customers will see significant value from maintaining advanced data quality as a foundation for successful missions.”


Melissa Data and V3Gate will capitalize on their combined sales organizations to execute a joint go-to-market plan with a near-term focus on Homeland Security, Department of Defense, Health and Human Services, and the Department of Veterans Affairs.