Bluestone Investment Partners announced today that it has made an investment in CIS Secure Computing, a provider of secure communications and services to defense and civilian agency customers. “Bluestone’s principals have extensive experience owning, operating and advising companies in the defense technology and government services sectors. This experience truly makes Bluestone a value-added partner,” said Alan Mischler, president of CIS. “We look forward to leveraging the experience of the Bluestone team as we take CIS to the next level.”
CIS Secure Computing is a provider of secure communications and services to defense and civilian agency customers. The company provides its products to a range of US government customers that includes the Department of Defense, Department of State and the intelligence and special operations communities. CIS maintains industry partnerships with large OEMs (Cisco, HP, Polycom, Riverbed, Juniper, Dell and Avaya) and federal systems integrators (General Dynamics, Harris, Lockheed Martin, ManTech, Northrop Grumman, Raytheon, CACI, SAIC and Verizon). The company was founded in 1992 and is headquartered in Sterling, VA (www.cissecure.com).
“We are pleased to partner with CIS. The company has an outstanding reputation for delivering quality products and solutions. We are eager to bring additional resources to the business so that it can expand its reach and product offerings and accelerate growth,” said Bill Strang, Managing Partner of Bluestone.
Bluestone makes control and non-control investments in companies with revenues from $10 million to $40 million and EBITDAs from $1 million to $5 million. Sectors of interest include defense and government services. The firm is headquartered in McLean, VA (www.bluestonecapitalpartners.com).