FGM, Inc. Acquires Edge Technologies' Enterprise Services Group (ESG)


Jan 07, 2010, 17:40 ET from FGM, Inc.

RESTON, Va., Jan. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- FGM, Inc. announced today the acquisition of Edge Technologies' Enterprise Services Group (ESG). Edge's ESG focuses primarily on delivering high-end engineering services relating to cyber security to the Intelligence Community and Law Enforcement agencies.

The acquisition will deepen FGM's footprint within the Intelligence Community and provide new market penetration into Law Enforcement agencies. In addition the acquisition also includes a very unique and patented cyber security capability, known as Data Alchemist that will enhance and complement FGM's portfolio of cyber security offerings.

The ESG will transition over in its entirety as a new FGM operating division. The new division will be named the Advanced Systems Division and will be led by the former Edge CEO, Mr. Laurence Chang.

FGM's CEO, Scott Gessay, said: "The ESG team is a group of highly cleared and very talented engineers. This acquisition immediately provides FGM with penetration into key Intelligence Community customer areas that have been previously difficult to break into. In addition, our plan is to extend the reach of Data Alchemist by offering it to our existing customer base."

Founded in 1987, FGM is an industry leader in providing innovative information technology (IT) services for the Federal government. FGM is headquartered in Reston, Virginia, with offices in Suffolk, Virginia; San Antonio, Texas; Omaha, Nebraska; Honolulu, Hawaii; Colorado Springs, Colorado; and San Diego, California. FGM specializes in delivering information management services including information protection, information sharing, and information exploitation.

For more information, visit the FGM website at www.fgm.com.

Founded in 1993, Edge provides leading-edge products and product integration services to the world's most secure network infrastructures. Edge specializes in managing the way people view, share, engage, and secure information. Government and businesses rely on COTS or custom solutions from their expert IT professionals and proven development team to align their content with their [mission/program] goals.

For more information, visit the Edge website at http://www.edge-technologies.com, or contact Mr. Laurence Chang, VP Advanced Systems Division at 703-885-1086 or lchang@fgm.com.