SMSi will operate within the information solutions division of Boeing’s Network & Space Systems business. The company is based in Reston, Va. and employs approximately 65 people.
According to Boeing, SMSi’s technology allows users to easily extract, share and query information stored in an unlimited number of data sources and applications.
“Our customers continuously look for better, more cost-effective ways to manage data across disparate networks, and SMSi has terrific capability to do that,” said John Hinshaw, vice president and general manager of Boeing’s information solutions. “We’ve worked with SMSi for a number of years and see their team and products as strong complements to our existing capabilities.”
“SMSi adds important vertical content to Boeing’s product portfolio for two high-growth markets that are key priorities for our customers: C4ISR and cybersecurity,” he added.
SMSi is privately held and the terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The transaction is expected to be completed during the third quarter of 2011.