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Belgian Research Institute VITO selects Deltek Maconomy to Accelerate its Growth

Nashville, TN – Oct. 15, 2012 – Deltek, Inc. today announced that VITO, an independent, top 10 EU research organization, has chosen Deltek Maconomy to better manage its projects, optimize its planning, easily and transparently track funding and drive measurable operational improvements across its organization. The benefits Deltek Maconomy will deliver will help the research firm accelerate its growth.

VITO, located in Belgium, is a technological research institution with over 600 employees across multiple offices in Flanders. As an internationally acclaimed scientific research partner, VITO works in conjunction with companies, governments, universities and other research institutions on sustainable development using its cleantech expertise.

VITO purchased Deltek Maconomy because the purpose-built project ERP solution delivers financial, project and resource management capabilities that are tailor-made for scientific research organizations. The renowned research organization will use Deltek Maconomy to better plan and deliver its projects, allocate and optimize its resources, and gain enhanced financial insight and control over its funding and financial management processes. These measurable improvements will streamline VITO’s operations, and enable the company to accelerate its growth.

“After a careful selection process, we discovered that Deltek is the right partner to support our growth because it will improve how we manage our organization, optimize our key processes, and help us deliver successful projects. With Deltek Maconomy supporting our processes, we can focus our efforts on our research and on expanding our business. Throughout the selection process, Deltek convinced us by showing a solution with unparalleled project–based capabilities complemented by a team that has extremely broad and deep expertise in the professional services industry. Deltek’s willingness to be creative and flexible to deliver a solution that matches our business and its ability to provide top references that spoke highly of its capabilities, made it a very straightforward decision to select its Deltek Maconomy ERP system,” said Jurgen Everaerts, Program Manager at VITO.

Jan Onstwedder, Managing Director of Deltek Benelux. “Purpose-built for project-oriented organizations in the research field, Deltek Maconomy is the perfect match for a fast-growing research institute like VITO. Deltek Maconomy will enable VITO to improve operations from one fully-integrated system, delivering the transparency, visibility and control a leading research institution such as VITO needs to drive its organization to new heights of performance.”

About VITO
As an independent and customer-oriented research organization, VITO provides innovative technological solutions in addition to scientifically-based advice and support that stimulates sustainable development. Also working to reinforce the economic and societal fabric of Flanders, VITO works closely together with companies, governments, universities and other research institutions from locations in both Belgium and abroad.

About Deltek

Deltek is the leading global provider of enterprise software and information solutions for professional services firms and government contractors. For decades, we have delivered actionable insight that empowers our customers to unlock their business potential. 15,000 organizations and 2 million users in over 80 countries around the world rely on Deltek to research and identify opportunities, win new business, optimize resources, streamline operations, and deliver more profitable projects. Deltek – Know more. Do more.®

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