Applied Insight Strengthens Cloud Analytics, Artificial Intelligence and Advanced Analytics Capabilities with Acquisition of ATG and Stratus Solutions


WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Applied Insight, a market leader in solving complex technology challenges for federal government customers, backed by The Acacia Group, today announced its acquisition of Applied Technology Group and Stratus Solutions. These acquisitions enhance Applied Insight’s advanced capabilities in cloud, analytics and artificial intelligence to benefit customers in the civilian intelligence, defense and federal communities.

The addition of ATG and Stratus marks the latest development in AI’s strategy to create an agile midsize company supporting the federal government. The strategy sees the company combine its mission intimacy with industry-leading capabilities in analytics, cybersecurity, cloud computing and mission computing to direct customers to technologies that enable better collaboration and better decision-making. of decision.

“At AI, we know how to align the right people and technology with our clients’ missions,” said John Hynes, CEO of AI. “We know that the challenges of working confidently in the cloud and efficiently bringing together big data for actionable intelligence are prevalent across government. Our new colleagues at ATG and Stratus are highly accomplished problem solvers and innovators in these areas. We are particularly encouraged by the potential of what they can do together as part of AI. For example, we’ll explore how our cloud governance, machine learning, and cybersecurity capabilities can help customers better manage the need for control and flexibility for their large-scale cloud infrastructures. It’s an exciting prospect.

“ATG and Stratus are significant advancements in our strategy for AppIied Insight,” said Gavin Long, Managing Partner of The Acacia Group. “By becoming a member of AI, with its large customer base across the federal government, ATG and Stratus have a clear path to new federal customers. We support them with R&D investments to further develop their capabilities as customer requirements flex and change. Additionally, they can take advantage of AI support and BD infrastructure to seek out comprehensive and open opportunities. We see great potential in bringing them to AI to work at the intersection of cloud computing, analytics, artificial intelligence and cybersecurity.

ATG and Stratus bring complementary technology, talent, and expertise to the suite of AI capabilities.

  • GTA, founded in 2009 and based in Eldersburg, Maryland, is a company with a growing team of approximately 80 highly skilled software engineers and data scientists with deep roots in the national security community in the United States. Their job is to solve some of the toughest and most complex data analysis problems facing this community today, with a mission to establish the relevance and insight of data to help their clients take action in a decisive and on pace. ATG’s analytics expertise spans machine learning/deep learning, R&D of complex algorithms, high-throughput data collection and repository building, cloud computing and to DevOps. The company maintains an in-depth knowledge of the latest data technologies to help clients navigate to the right tools for their mission.
  • Stratus Solutions, founded in 2008 and based in Fulton, MD, specializes in scale cloud solutions that provide customers with greater control, insight and security for their public and private cloud deployments. Their team of around 100 people work in many complex and sensitive mission environments, with particular expertise in cloud infrastructure, analytics research and development, agile DevOps and intelligent automation. Stratus is an AWS Advanced Consulting Partner and has experience with AWS, MS Azure, VMWare, OpenStack, and a range of other platforms.

The acquisition of Stratus Solutions was completed in December and Applied Technology Group was acquired earlier in 2018.

Teneo’s Capital Advisory division acted as exclusive financial advisor to Stratus Solutions and ATG for the acquisition transactions.

About Applied Insight

Applied Insight works hard to solve the complex technology challenges of federal government customers. We practice Responsible Innovation, designing solutions that take into account the client’s mission and the reality of the user from the outset. With proven capability in advanced analytics, cloud computing, cybersecurity, mission applications and infrastructure convergence, our approach to technology enables people to collaborate more effectively to deliver life-saving services. nation. To learn more about AI, visit or follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn.

About the Applied Technology Group

Applied Technology Group works at the heart of the national security mission. We deliver actionable insights to government clients in real time, empowering them to work at the pace of securing the nation. Our expertise spans machine learning, advanced analytics, deep learning, data management, DevOps, cloud computing and application development. We pride ourselves on doing a privileged job, solving the most complex big data challenges facing the national security community today. To learn more about ATG, visit

About Stratus Solutions

Stratus Solutions is a leading provider of security, infrastructure and development operations solutions and services for government and commercial customers. We strongly believe in putting people first and begin every engagement by seeking to understand our customers and the challenges they face. This translates into our continued mission to deliver innovative IT solutions designed to effectively advance clients’ capabilities while accelerating their ability to achieve their business goals. To learn more about Stratus, visit


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