Grant Thornton LLP selects Deltek to power its public sector business

One of the largest audit, tax, and advisory firms in the US selects Deltek Costpoint to drive growth for its public sector business.

HERNDON, Va. – October 11, 2011 – Deltek, Inc. (Nasdaq: PROJ), the leading global provider of enterprise software and information solutions for government contractors and professional services firms, announced today that Grant Thornton LLP has selected Deltek’s enterprise software solutions to manage its Global Public Sector (GPS) business. Grant Thornton will leverage a suite of Deltek products – including Deltek Costpoint, Deltek Time Collection, and Deltek Costpoint Enterprise Reporting – to streamline its back office, ensure compliance, deliver increased visibility into financial performance, and drive the company’s business development processes.

Grant Thornton’s Global Public Sector provides government executives with creative, cost-effective solutions for business, financial, human capital and information technology to help meet public sector challenges. Grant Thornton serves nearly all major departments and agencies in the U.S. Federal Government and has a large presence in many state and local governments.

As part of its strategy to grow its government business, Grant Thornton embarked on a project to modernize the infrastructure of its GPS group by purchasing a world-class enterprise software system. After evaluating multiple vendors, Grant Thornton selected Deltek because it could meet its complex government contracting requirements. In particular, Grant Thornton will use the Deltek Costpoint suite to drive out-of-the-box compliance for its organization and will utilize the solution’s unique capabilities for managing cost-disclosed contracts – a key growth engine for Grant Thornton’s public sector business.

"We are thrilled that a market leader like Grant Thornton selected Deltek to power its public sector business," said Kevin Parker, President and CEO of Deltek. "Forward-thinking companies with large federal divisions are increasingly turning to Deltek to manage that crucial part of their businesses because our solutions are built to meet the unique requirements of working with the U.S. Government. We look forward to working closely with Grant Thornton as it rolls out our government contracting solutions in the coming months."

About Deltek

Deltek (Nasdaq: PROJ) is the leading global provider of enterprise software and information solutions for government contractors and professional services firms. For decades, we have delivered actionable insight that empowers our customers to unlock their business potential. Over 14,500 organizations in approximately 80 countries around the world use Deltek to research and identify opportunities, win new business, optimize resources, streamline operations, and deliver profitable projects. Deltek – Know more. Do more.® www.deltek.com.

For further information contact:

Patrick Smith, Vice President, Public Relations and Analyst Relations, Deltek, Inc.
703.885.9062
PatrickSmith@deltek.com