Federal Data Systems has purchased two Maryland-based counterintelligence and intelligence business units from public sector services contractor Intelligent Decisions for an undisclosed sum in an effort to expand threat insider and critical infrastructure support services for commercial and government organizations.
“This acquisition launches our platform of companies and extends FedData’s reach into the private sector and the intelligence community,” Jamie Benoit, FedData president, said Tuesday.
Arlington, Virginia-based FedData provides incident response, data security, storage area networks, automated data replication software and hardware and other IT platforms and services for government and commercial markets.
FedData also has appointed Daniel Batelka, former vice president of operations, as head of its defense practice.
Batelka worked at the Army Information Technology Agency as director of operations prior to FedData.
Daniel Gilliam, a three-decade IC veteran and a vice president at Intelligent Solutions, has been named FedData’s intelligence practice lead.
Gilliam previously served at the National Security Agency as defense senior acquisition executive and contracting group chief.
Lonny Anderson, a 14-year NSA veteran, has joined FedData as head of counterintelligence efforts.
Anderson served in the U.S. Army for more than two decades and held various roles at the NSA/Central Security Service such as deputy director of signals intelligence and technology director.
Ashburn, Virginia-based Intelligent Decisions offers federal agencies access to IT platforms and carries out professional services across different practice areas such as cybersecurity, cloud, simulation and training, network convergence, mobility and application development.
Federal Data Systems, Inc. (FedData) announced that it was awarded several IDIQ contracts providing mission critical infrastructure and services to the Intelligence Community. The award of the ITCC and LossKnot contracts carry a total ceiling value in excess of $500 million over 5 years.
“We are excited to be chosen to provide such important services to the Government and look forward to a more expansive relationship with our customer,” said Jamie Benoit FedData’s CEO. “As FedData enters into the middle market, these contracts will provide us with the ability to make significant investments into our own corporate infrastructure which, in turn, will allow us to better assist the government in fulfilling its mission.”
Federal Data Systems, a leading technology solutions provider for the Department of Defense, announced that it has achieved the coveted Gold Certification from Cisco Systems. Cisco Gold Certified Partners benefit from the highest level of certification-specific rewards and recognitions. Notably, Cisco Gold Certified Partners receive the very best discounts from Cisco when selling their hardware and SMARTNET maintenance (including professional services, our core business), enhancing our ability to compete against the rest of industry for federal business.
To earn Gold certification, FedData was required to meet service, support, customer satisfaction and networking competency requirements and audit set forth by Cisco. “Gold Partner Status is a great accomplishment for FedData,” says Rick Hardy, President of FedData. Our partnership with the Cisco through Gold Certified Partners Program, will give FedData access to additional technical and services training which FedData will pass onto its customers.”
Of the over 10,000 Cisco partners, only one percent are Gold Certified. Being a Gold Certified Partner offers greater credibility and a broader range of expertise in the marketplace.