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Lucent Technologies and PVA Inc. Team to Provide Network Management Software for Lockheed Martin HUD Project


Combination of Lucent VitalQIP® software and network installation by PVA Inc. wins spot on Lockheed Martin team for Department of Housing Infrastructure Project

AUGUST 15, 2006 - MURRAY HILL, N.J. - Lucent Technologies announced today that Lockheed Martin has selected Lucent´s VitalQIP® DNS/DHCP (Domain Name Server/Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol) and IP Management software for use in its infrastructure upgrade for U.S. Department of Housing of Urban Development (HUD).

The software was provided by PVA, Inc., a woman- owned small business located in McLeansville, N.C., and an accredited Lucent Business Partner. The Lucent VitalQIP® network management software automates and administers Internet Protocol (IP) services over a combination UNIX™ and Microsoft® Windows® network environment.

“Lucent is leveraging its tremendous success in the commercial software arena to become one of the leading network management systems in the government sector,” Jim Orefice, vice president, Government Solutions, Lucent Technologies, “We are pleased to work with PVA and join the Lockheed Martin HUD Information Technology Services (HITS) team.”

HUD’s mission is to increase homeownership, support community development and increase access to affordable housing free from discrimination. Lockheed Martin and Electronic Data Systems provide IT services to HUD under two HITS contracts that the companies received in 2005.

“As a small business, PVA offers a unique mix of flexibility, capabilities and expertise that is attractive to prime contractors,” said Jack Franks, vice-president, PVA Inc. “We bring Lockheed Martin our close relationship with Lucent, intimate understanding of the Vital software and experience with the demands of a U.S. large civilian agency like HUD.”

VitalQIP® DNS/DHCP IP Management Software helps commercial and government enterprises efficiently configure, automate, integrate and administer IP services across the entire network--locally or globally. Performance proven in high-volume network environments, it has demonstrated its ability to support applications with millions of individual IP addresses and thousands of domains, today’s top IT organizations regard VitalQIP® software as the market-leading IP address management product.

About PVA Inc.
PVA, Inc. is a woman-owned small business located in McLeansville, NC and is Lucent Technologies leading reseller to the Federal Government. PVA offers VitalQIP and most other Lucent product via GSA schedule GS-35F-0265J. Please call 1-866-782-7447 or visit

About Lucent Technologies
Lucent Technologies designs and delivers the systems, services and software that drive next-generation communications networks. Backed by Bell Labs research and development, Lucent uses its strengths in mobility, optical, software, data and voice networking technologies, as well as services, to create new revenue-generating opportunities for its customers, while enabling them to quickly deploy and better manage their networks. Lucent’s customer base includes communications service providers, governments and enterprises worldwide. For more information on Lucent Technologies, which has headquarters in Murray Hill, N.J., USA, visit


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