In a piece analyzing the state of the GovCon M&A market for Executive Mosaic, Bob Kipps, managing director of KippsDeSanto & Co., noted that while the pace of defense and government services deals has declined in the first quarter of 2013 from the end of last year, companies still have “a strong appetite” for firms with depth in the right technological specialties.
Areas including health, collaboration and cloud computing, data analytics, cybersecurity, special operations forces, C4ISR and select areas of intelligence will continue to be in high demand for firms interested in staying the market in the long term, Kipps found.
TNNI took a look at some recent developments in the those areas, including completed deals.
NetApp was recently recognized as an industry leader in electronic data storage with a 41.2 percent share of the billion-dollar market, while CRGT picked up Guident Technologies, a provider of big data and analytics services.
To read more news about the specific technology areas that Kipps mentioned in his article, click on one of the categories above or search the TNNI site.