News | December 3, 2012

Global Relief Technologies (GRT) Awarded Texas Department Of Information Resources (DIR) Contract

Rapid Data Management System (RDMS) by Global Relief Technologies (GRT), a leading Enterprise Mobile Field-Data Collection & Analysis Solution, will now be available for purchase by the State of Texas including all 28 Texas State Agencies, all County and Government Offices, as well as any other State of Texas Public Entities.

Austin, TX (PRWEB) Global Relief Technologies, a leading provider of Total Enterprise Mobile Field-Data Collection & Analysis Workflow Technology Solutions, today announced that the State of Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR) awarded a contract to Global Relief Technologies (GRT). Going forward GRT’s proprietary mobile technology, Rapid Data Management System (RDMS), is authorized to be purchased by the State of Texas.

Global Relief Technologies’ (GRT) Rapid Data Management System (RDMS) is a flexible and adaptable Enterprise Mobile Field-Data Collection and Analysis Solution that provides the ability for field personnel (mobile workforces) to quickly and accurately collect, transfer, share, access, manage, and analyze key operational field data and business information. Rapid Data Management System (RDMS) is comprised of the highly intuitive and easy-to-useRDMS Collect software application running on any hand held mobile device as well as the dynamic and robust RDMS Cloud Management & Collaboration Center accessible from any mobile device or through a secure web browser.

Established by the Texas Legislature in 1989, the Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR) mission is to provide technology leadership, solutions, and value to Texas state government, education, and local government entities to enable and facilitate the fulfillment of their core missions. The services DIR provides to Texas state government, education, and local government entities will focus on excellence through quality of service, responsiveness, innovation, professionalism, and teamwork and we will operate in an open, ethical, efficient, and accountable manner, with high regard for all customers.

Since its’ inception, the Department of Information Resources (DIR) has served in a leadership role to facilitate the state’s economic competitiveness through its ability to deliver quality information resources commodities and services at the lowest prices and best value for state and local government as well as the K-12 public schools and higher education systems. The DIR works to support a shared vision for maximizing the value of the state’s technology investment. The DIR goals are to reduce government costs, drive effective technology contracting, leverage shared technology operations, promote the innovative use of technology, and to protect the state’s technology and information assets.

Excited about the Texas DIR Contract, Suzanne Bresette, Executive Vice President of Global Relief Technologies (GRT), stated, “Everyone at Global Relief Technologies (GRT), especially our GRT team in the Austin, TX office, is excited and proud to be awarded the Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR) Contract. We look forward to GRT’s future growth in the State of Texas with our Rapid Data Management System (RDMS) mobile field-data technology and successfully delivering to all Texas State and Local Agencies a mobile solution proven to substantially enhance operational field productivity and performance, simplify work processes and achieve significant cost savings, as well as enhance data accuracy, integrity, and analysis.”

Rapid Data Management System (RDMS) by GRT runs on Apple iOS, Windows Phone/Mobile, and Android Operating Systems. RDMS by GRT features include an easy-to-use intuitive graphical user interface, 100% real-time two-way communication, a Workflow Rules & Computation Engine which guarantees structured data validation and improved accuracy in the data collection process, complete Global Positioning System (GPS) & Geographic Information System (GIS) integrated mapping capabilities, the ability to work in a connected and/or disconnected environment, complete Mobile Device Management (MDM) capabilities, as well as the ability to be configured without difficulty to meet each user’s specific requirements while maintaining the highest levels of security including FIPS-140-2 and full SSL security. RDMS by GRT also offers the necessary ability to stay connected 24/7 with the option of using Broadband Global Area Network (BGAN) Satellite Communications when wireless or other modes of connection are not available. Additional features include signature capture capability, photo/sketch reporting functionality, voice-to-text, automated PDF’s, bar code scanning, RFID tracking, on-demand satellite imagery available through GeoEye, and a complete audit trail on all data.

Global Relief Technologies (GRT) core competency is designing, developing and supporting cutting-edge Total Enterprise Mobile Field-Data Collection & Analysis Workflow Technology Solutions. GRT’s proprietary Rapid Data Management System (“RDMS”) technology (1) is easy to use, configure, and integrate, (2) is highly secure, adaptable, and customizable, and (3) offers exceptional real-time mobile field-data collection, communication and collaboration capabilities delivered with GRT’s 24x7 365 days a year outstanding operational live support. Since 2005, RDMS by GRT has proven to perform successfully in normal to extreme work environments all over the world, and has been utilized by the United States Navy, the United States Marine Corps (USMC), the American Red Cross as well as AIR Worldwide (AIR), Northeast Utilities, and various State and Local Government Agencies. GRT is a Verizon Wireless Business Solution Alliance Partner, a Motorola Solutions Provider – Gold Level, a member of the AT&T Industry and Mobility Alliance Program (IMAP), and a Samsung Enterprise Alliance Partner (SEAP). Other formalized GRT strategic business partnerships include: Raytheon, GeoEye, and Vizada. Global Relief Technologies (GRT) is also a member of the National Emergency Management Association (NEMA), a GSA schedule 70 contract holder, and a Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR) contract holder. For more information about Global Relief Technologies (GRT) and Rapid Data Management System (RDMS) by GRT please visit the website:


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