20 Most Promising Defense Technology Solution Providers - 2015

20 Most Promising Defense Technology Solution Providers - 2015

The present scenario and challenges clouding the defense industry call for an imperative need to modernize outdated legacy IT infrastructures, enabling enterprises to keep up with the rapid pace at which IT is evolving. Since the on-going operations and maintenance costs of legacy systems eat up a major chunk from the budgets of defense organizations, it crowds the ability to innovate and adopt new technologies.

The good news is—global technology disruptions such as mobile operations and advanced analytics coupled with challenging secular industry trends from cloud to automation offer CIO’s the opportunity to lift the IT function to be a true value-creating partner. Leveraging new application and infrastructure delivery models from cloud to Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) can rapidly deliver new and scalable capabilities. In many situations these delivery models can also offer sustainable run cost reductions when compared to traditional delivery models.

Finally, layered cyber-security through a more integrated and business-back approach is filling a crucial void, given that cyber-security touches every piece of the business from technology, risk, and legal to marketing and operations of the defense sector. Rapid evolution and escalation of threat environment creates need for a step-change in cyber resiliency that engages IT and business stakeholders.

In order to simplify and assist CIOs identify the right defense technology solution providers, CIOReview presents “20 Most Promising Defense Solution Providers 2015.”

A distinguished panel comprising CEOs, CIOs, VCs, analysts, and the CIOReview editorial board has selected the top Defense Technology Solution Providers. In our selection process, we looked at the vendor’s capability to fulfill the need for cost-effective and flexible solutions that add value to the Defense lands.

Top Defense Companies

2Is Inc

Providing software for researching and forecasting part pricing, decision support and risk simulation software services to the Department of Defense (DoD) and its industrial partners

Abacus Technology Corporation

Provider of state-of-the-art information technology and communication services


Established leader in enabling enterprise collaboration across platforms and devices


Creates the software and provides the services that advance commerce and collaboration among program offices, acquisition experts and contractors

Digital Reasoning

A provider of trusted cognitive computing solutions for a better world

EXB Solutions

An engineering services company that focuses on systems engineering and testing for safety and mission-critical software and systems

iCES Corporation

Leverages its knowledge of cloud, open-source and cyber security systems to offer comprehensive range of solutions and services

Innovative Defense Technologies

Provides Automated Testing Solutions for the integration, system testing and certification of large mission critical software systems

Integrity Applications Incorporated

Medical device company focused on the design, development and commercialization of non-invasive glucose monitoring devices for use by people with diabetes

Intelligent Software Solutions

Develop sophisticated data visualization, event analysis, pattern detection, mission planning, and mobile software using net-centric and enterprise architectures

Intergraph Government Solutions

Help customers secure assets, manage critical enterprise information, analyze and fuse geospatial intelligence, manage weapon support systems, mitigate security threats

Kratos Defense and Security

Specialized Technology Company providing mission critical products, solutions and services for United States National Security

ManTech International Corporation

Provide advanced technological services to the United States government


Provides technically advanced solutions to customers through constant innovation, effecting positive change in every engagement


Providing a wide range of information technology and software development services for Civilian, Defense, Law Enforcement and Department of Defense customers

SCALABLE Network Technologies

Develops high-performance communications simulation software used by governmental and military organizations, educational institutions, and commercial enterprises

Semantic Research

A provider of software product that is entirely based on semantic networks as a model for mapping the rich interconnectedness of all entities


Provides IT Management Solutions and Training based on the three key areas of IT Management: People, Process, & Technology. Areas Include: NSM, ESM, BSM, ITSM, RCM & PPM

The Software Revolution Inc

Providing automated legacy software system modernization services for government and industry


Provides biometric identity management solutions