Trace Systems acquires SynExi

MCLEAN, Va., 11 July 2009. Trace Systems Inc., a systems integrator and technical services firm that provides communications, networking, IT, and other C4ISR services and solutions for the U. S. Department of Defense, Department of Homeland Security, and the intelligence community, has acquired SynExi LLC of Fairfax, Va.

Jul 11th, 2009

MCLEAN, Va., 11 July 2009. Trace Systems Inc., a systems integrator and technical services firm that provides communications, networking, IT, and other C4ISR services and solutions for the U. S. Department of Defense, Department of Homeland Security, and the intelligence community, has acquired SynExi LLC of Fairfax, Va.

SynExi provides systems engineering, enterprise architecture, and technology transition services. The company's founders are industry experts in the IPv6 community, and have provided IP version six (IPv6), technology transition, enterprise architecture, continuity of operations (COOP), systems engineering, training, and testing expertise to organizations, such as the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA), U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, U.S. Navy, U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), Juniper, Network General, Hexago, immixGroup, and NetSocket.

"The acquisition of SynExi adds strength to our engineering and technical services offering, specifically in the areas that are critical for our Department of Defense and Homeland Security customers," says Otto Hoernig III, CEO of Trace Systems. "We have seen significant growth in the number of requirements associated with IPv6, COOP, virtualization, and green computing over the last few years, and SynExi is a recognized leader in these domains."

Hoernig continues, "In keeping with our business objectives, we continue to look for profitable small businesses that have strategic capabilities and a history of excellent past performance within the DOD, DHS, and intelligence communities. The management team at SynExi created a profitable business with the background, capabilities, and technical focus that we are pleased to add to our portfolio."

"Trace Systems is an ideal partner to help SynExi grow beyond where it is today, offering access to greater resources that will allow us to better support our customers while scaling the organization. Emerging technologies such as IPv6, service oriented architecture, and cloud computing are examples of key enablers that are required to achieve the vision for organizations like the Army and DISA," says Dale Geesey, who will serve as vice president of emerging technologies at Trace Systems.

Geesey will be focused on growing the existing Trace Systems IPv6 practice area as well as enhancing Trace Systems' data center consolidation and enterprise architecture capabilities, of key importance as organizations like the Army re-align their computing resources at the same time base realignment and closure (BRAC) efforts continue to move forward, says a representative.

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