AASKI gets cloud expertise with ConnectSolutions buy
- By Ross Wilkers
AASKI Technology has acquired cloud computing services company ConnectSolutions to expand virtual training and web conferencing offerings for federal government and commercial organizations.
The company considers the acquisition as a gateway into the cloud and managed services arenas as it pursues opportunities for electronic learning and virtual training programs, a company spokesperson told Washington Technology, a sister site to Government Cloud Insider.
Terms of the deal were not disclosed and San Francisco-headquartered ConnectSolutions will operate as an AASKI subsidiary with the new name of CoSo Cloud.
Founded in 2007, CoSo Cloud offers managed and cloud services for virtual classroom usage. Those offerings will complement AASKI’s professional services in network management.
AASKI and CoSo Cloud will combine ConnectSoutions' expertise in managed and cloud services for virtual classroom training and web conferencing along with AASKI's professional services for planning, designing, implementing, securing and managing complex, mission-critical networks and systems.
AASKI’s federal customers include the departments of Defense and Homeland Security andmembers of the intelligence community. AASKI's defense footprint covers the U.S. Army, Defense Health Agency and Defense Information Systems Agency. The company's civilian agency customers include the Transportation Security Agency within DHS.
The company also works in commercial markets such as telecommunications, financial services, energy and transportation.
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