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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.

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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

Envistacom Deployed Mission-Critical IT Networks for DISA Global’s $100-Million Operations Command Facility in Illinois

Defense contractor supplied fiber-optic network solutions and infrastructure for greater security and cost-effective lifecycle management in support of global warfighters

February 23, 2017

ATLANTA, February 23, 2017 – Envistacom today announced that it was part of the technology and IT systems engineering team that deployed the communications networks and supporting infrastructure for the Defense Information Systems Agency’s (DISA) state-of-the-art complex at Scott Air Force Base in Illinois. DISA Global Operations Command opened the 164,000-square-foot facility, including the largest cyber operations center with the Department of Defense (DoD), in August 2016 to provide mission support and emergency-response coordination for warfighters around the globe.

By Shara Atkinson

Envistacom sponsors kalonji family foundation and soccer academy for underprivileged children in georgia

Aerospace, defense and intelligence contractor provides financial support for soccer programs based in Gwinnett but serving youth in multiple Georgia counties

December 14, 2016

ATLANTA, Dec. 14, 2016 – Envistacom, a Hispanic woman-owned counterterrorism, cyber and communications company, selected the Kalonji Family Foundation and Kalonji Soccer Academy (KSA) as the recipient of its charitable support, including sponsorship of more than 200 players’ new jerseys and an additional $10,000 donation to a player who suffered a severe head injury during a game in September.

By Shara Atkinson

Envistacom Opens Innovation Center in Duluth, Georgia

Washington Exec

November 15, 2016

Envistacom is opening an engineering and innovation center in Duluth, Georgia, to expand research and development for communications and counterterrorism technologies to support national security requirements.

By Shara Atkinson

Rise of cyber and terrorism threats powers fast growth at Atlanta firm

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

November 9, 2016

An Atlanta defense contractor that has grown rapidly with the rise of cyber attacks and terrorism is opening a new engineering center in Duluth. Envistacom said the new center will open early next year with about 20 engineering and other technical workers, but is expected to grow to as many as 70 employees by next fall.

By Shara Atkinson

Envistacom opens innovation center in Georgia, will conduct research and development into counterterrorism technologies

Government Security News

October 24, 2016

Envistacom is opening an engineering and innovation center in Duluth, Georgia, to expand research and development for communications and counterterrorism technologies to support national security requirements.

By Shara Atkinson