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Envistacom Awarded $10 Million Five-year Contract by U.S. Army to Manage Tactical Communications, Operations for Deployed Warfighters

August 9, 2017

ATLANTA, Ga., August 9, 2017 – Envistacom today announced it was awarded a $10 million five-year contract by U.S. Army Contracting Command - Aberdeen Proving Ground (ACC-APG) to provide mission-critical communications and operations support to the U.S. Army 2nd Theater Signal Brigade and 102nd Strategic Signal Battalion. The contract was issued as a delivery order via the Global Tactical Advanced Communications Systems and Support (GTACS) contract vehicle by Ft. Huachuca contracting activity. Under this contract, Envistacom will deliver strategic communications systems support for [...]

By Shara Atkinson

EVC selected as third fastest growing company in Georgia’s mid-market!

June 26, 2017

Envistacom has been honored as the third fastest growing company in Georgia’s mid-market by The Association for Corporate Growth (ACG). This marks our second year in a row to be honored as one of Georgia’s fastest growing companies (last year we ranked #9), an achievement we simply could not achieve without the hard work and [...]

By Shara Atkinson

Systems Integrators: The General Contractors of the Technology World

June 19, 2017

You have decided to build your next home on a beautiful spot up in the mountains. It’s really a great location - there’s a lake nearby, a general store six miles away, and a generous view of the sunset to the west. You and your spouse are pretty handy, and both of you have experience [...]

By Shara Atkinson

Restoring Comms: It Is About More Than Bandwidth

Securing Communications Can No Longer Be an Afterthought

April 19, 2017

Hurricane Sandy earned its place in history as the second-costliest hurricane in United States history, causing more than $60 billion in damages across the Northeast—second only to Hurricane Katrina. “Superstorm Sandy” affected a total of 24 US states, killing 160 people, destroying homes, leaving millions without power and disrupting telecommunications services. A full week into the storm, there were areas still suffering through a total blackout, with communities reverting to printed paper and bullhorns to share what little information they possessed.

By Shara Atkinson

Revived Job Market Strongest at Both Ends

The region has added 95,400 jobs in the past year.

April 19, 2017

From top to bottom, the metro Atlanta economy has been growing solidly and much of the action is at the poles: high skills and low. The region has added 95,400 jobs in the past year, and the unemployment rate has dropped to 4.9 percent – the level of joblessness of the last month in 2007 before the recession. Demand is good for lower-wage workers: hotel clerks, fast food counter help, warehouse shelf-stockers, construction laborers and the like.

By Shara Atkinson