Industry Leader in Managing Unstructured Data Provides Software Technology to Civilian Agencies, US Military to Meet Critical Data Governance Requirements.

RESTON, Virginia (April 20, 2018)—Active Navigation, Inc. is pleased to announce a new government contract award for Federal, state, and local customers to acquire its industry-leading Discovery Center file analysis software solutions and services. The General Services Administration (GSA) awarded a five-year prime contract (No. 47QSMA18D08P) to Active Navigation under Schedule 36 – The Office, Imaging, and Document Solution – to provide software and services under its innovative new program SIN 51-600: Electronic Records Management (ERM) Solutions.

SIN 51-600 provides a comprehensive capability to solve the complex lifecycle challenges of electronic records management in accordance with National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) requirements.

“Active Navigation’s Discovery Center solutions enable our Federal clients to rapidly discover and inventory their vast unstructured file contents, cleanse them of redundant and obsolete content, identify sensitive data, then classify them into their records management file plans,” said Peter Baumann, CEO of Active Navigation. “Clients can migrate cleansed and categorized content from file shares to modern content and records management repositories, or to restructured file shares, whether they be on premise or cloud based, if desired.”

Active Navigation solutions are used globally by organizations across the private and public sectors, to meet critical information governance needs, including the identification and securing of sensitive personal and corporate data.

 “Our solutions have been successfully used by the US Military and civilian agencies for over a decade, to effectively manage records and prepare them for accession to NARA. We are excited to now be able to have direct contractual relationships with our clients,” Baumann added.

Active Navigation is a designated “Small Business” under the SBA size standards applicable to Schedule 36 SIN 51-600 Electronic Records Management Solutions.



Founded in 2002, Active Navigation is a recognized industry leader in providing unique file analysis software for the discovery, transformation, and ongoing control of unstructured data throughout an enterprise. Its products play a fundamental role in any information governance strategy, enabling cost, risk, and efficiency savings through information audit, clean up, defensible deletion, intelligent file migration, records capture, eDiscovery collection, and ongoing policy monitoring. Its globally proven methodology is driven by tens of thousands of hours of practical experience and empowers information, IT, and legal professionals to truly understand and take control of their unstructured data.

A founding member of the Information Governance Initiative, Active Navigation has a history of early software innovation and leadership in file analysis and information governance. The company has been recognized with Gartner “Cool Vendor” status, nominated for the Information Governance “Technology Provider of the Year” and the ITC Entrepreneurs Forum “Enterprise Award,” and awarded various Microsoft platform certifications. The privately-held company has offices in the UK and Australia, as well as its US headquarters in Reston, VA. Learn more at Follow us on Twitter (@ActiveNav) for real-time updates.


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