By Light acquires Axom in IC market push

By Light Professional IT Services LLC of Arlington, VA announced on February 28 that it is merging with Axom Technologies, as Axom becomes a wholly owned subsidiary of By Light and will operate as a separate division.

Axom was created with a mission to serve the nation by delivering secure, state of the art information technology, cyber solutions, and engineering services. As the leading Internal Service Provider (ISP) deploying, maintaining, and securing networks that provide connectivity and interoperability, Axom has a strong understanding of the needs surrounding the intelligence community. By Light provides comprehensive hardware and software systems engineering solutions for the design and implementation of both classified and unclassified government networks. Together, By Light and Axom can offer an expanded range of scalable, cost effective enterprise-wide services to both existing and new customers, while also increasing the competitiveness of the combined company for highly sought-after work in the defense and intelligence communities.

“Our merger with Axom represents a significant milestone in the achievement of our vision to strengthen our services offerings, expand our client base, and provide additional professional growth opportunities for our employees,” said Bob Donahue Jr., CEO and founder of By Light. “With the skills and experience of Axom, By Light is better positioned to support customer needs now and in the future.”

By Light is backed by Sagewind Capital, a private equity firm based in New York City that provides capital and financial resources to help promising companies achieve success faster. Sagewind’s philosophy of investing in companies with strong management teams in the government/defense, business and healthcare services sectors is made successful by providing additional strategic, operating and financial support.

Source: By Light