Xator Acquires Merlin International's Professional Services Group

Dec. 1, 2017

Xator, a trusted provider of mission-focused C4ISR solutions addressing National Security, Intelligence, Critical Infrastructure Protection, and Training, today announced the acquisition of Merlin International's Professional Services Group (PSG), a rapidly growing Cyber Security, Infrastructure/Network Operations, and Enterprise Applications business supporting the Federal Sector. The acquisition extends Xator's reach into new critical infrastructure markets while increasing their cyber security and network operations offering for current U.S. Government clients.

David Scott, CEO of Xator, said, "Merlin International's Professional Services Group significantly expands our Cyber Security and Network Operations portfolio by adding enhanced capabilities and increased capacity to deliver converged security solutions for our customers. This acquisition expands our client footprint into the health IT critical infrastructure arena. The PSG team shares Xator's vision of being our customers' trusted global partner. Consistent with Xator's culture, PSG personnel are customer-focused and mission-driven, resulting in sustained exceptional results for our customers."

Craig Janus, EVP of Merlin International's PSG, said, "Xator's and Merlin's shared goal of holistically addressing our Nation's most critical infrastructure protection challenges will result in enhanced infrastructure security and resilience for our customers. By joining Xator, we are providing new and exciting challenges for our employees and an increased capability to protect people, facilities, information, and critical infrastructure for our great nation."

About Xator

A privately held company established in 2005, Xator provides advanced security solutions for personnel, facilities, critical infrastructure, and information throughout the world. Our employees specialize in out-of-the-box and cost-effective analysis, engineering, systems integration, training, and strategic management to provide high-quality, affordable solutions for national security challenges. Xator is committed to each client's mission, tailoring solutions to meet their needs while applying leading-edge technologies and tools. Headquartered in Reston VA, our employees deliver solutions and services to clients in more than 175 locations around the world.