Jacobs to Acquire Software Enabled Cloud and Edge Analytics Provider BlackLynx
BlackLynx's industry-leading suite of software-enabled solutions and products in edge computing, hybrid-cloud infrastructure, and collection automation deepens Jacobs' capabilities to deliver actionable, real-time insights in response to customers' mission critical requirements and national security priorities.
"As edge computing proliferates across all domains, rapidly gaining actionable insights from the vast volumes of data becomes essential," said
At closing, BlackLynx will expand Jacobs' position to 14 of 18
Both companies see strong opportunities to apply BlackLynx's technology and software to support government services as well as critical infrastructure sectors of transportation, water and smart cities.
"With our shared values and strong cultures of performance excellence and innovation, our combination creates new opportunities for our people, our clients, our industries and the communities where we live and work," said BlackLynx CEO
At Jacobs, we're challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world's most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With
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