Jacobs Completes Acquisition of Blacklynx
Acquisition adds industry-leading edge computing, hybrid-cloud and collection automation technologies to support intelligence, defense and critical infrastructure sectors.
Today we completed our acquisition of BlackLynx. The transaction further positions us as a leader in high-value government services as well as critical infrastructure sectors and allows Jacobs to further advance its leading portfolio of cyber, intelligence and digital solutions.
Aligned with our Cyber & Intelligence business unit, the acquisition further diversifies our end-to-end solutions for our clients through Blacklynx’s embedded analytics platform, providing real-time AI and ML image and data classification in the cloud and at the edge.
Together, Jacobs' deep domain knowledge and BlackLynx's next-generation technology offers greater opportunities for employees as well as enhanced services to clients. A joint integration planning process has been conducted ensuring operational continuity while immediately starting to harness value creation.
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