BASKING RIDGE, N.J., May 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Applied Communication Sciences (ACS), a leading provider of advanced research, consulting and innovation, today announced that it has been acquired by The SI Organization, Inc. (the SI).
The SI has a 40-year history as a leading provider of full life cycle, mission-focused systems engineering and integration capabilities to the U.S. Intelligence Community, Department of Defense and other agencies.
"The respective market positions, skill sets and portfolios of the SI and ACS are a tailored fit," said Brent Greene, ACS's Chief Executive Officer. "Our unique ACS culture is highly compatible with the innovation and business growth atmosphere at the SI. Most importantly, the acquisition protects and enriches our various clients' competitive advantages—whether those are on the battlefield or in the market place."
Drawing on its Bell Labs heritage, ACS delivers innovative research and consulting that enables government agencies, telecom carriers and commercial enterprises to fully exploit and secure the future of information and communications technologies. Leveraging its world-class workforce, ACS has successfully transitioned from an in-house R&D center to a stand-alone, profitable and growing business.
"ACS's range of technologies and depth of expertise maps exceptionally well with the SI's strategy for diversified growth," said Bill Graham, CEO, the SI. "Our abiding commitment is to building synergistic value for our customers while ensuring integrity and compliance in all areas of the government acquisition process."
Post-acquisition by the SI, ACS will continue to distinguish itself in the areas of cyber security and information assurance, network and operations, data analytics, advanced software and methodologies, wireless and mobility, application engineering and integration, smart grid, and optical networking and quantum technologies. Operationally, all ACS business and security accreditations and registrations will remain in place.
For more information on Applied Communication Sciences, visit www.appcomsci.com.
For more information on the SI, visit www.thesiorg.com.
About Applied Communication Sciences
Applied Communication Sciences delivers advanced research, consulting and engineering to enable government agencies, telecom carriers and commercial enterprises to fully exploit the future of communications and information technologies. Leveraging its Telcordia, Bellcore and Bell Labs heritage, Applied Communication Sciences excels at creating innovative technologies and services to solve the most difficult and complex information and communications problems. The company is headquartered in Basking Ridge, NJ. Visit Applied Communication Sciences at: www.appcomsci.com.
About the SI Organization
The SI is a leading provider of full life cycle, mission-focused systems engineering and integration capabilities to the U.S. Intelligence Community, Department of Defense and other agencies. Its scalable systems engineering platform for modeling, simulation and analysis helps customers baseline requirements, optimize resources and manage risk. The company has over 40 years of experience successfully delivering complex, system-of-systems technology solutions. The SI employs approximately 2,000 people, with major locations in Chantilly, Va.; Denver; Laurel, Md.; Los Angeles; and Valley Forge, Pa. For more information, visit www.thesiorg.com.
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