“QOMPLX™, the leader in cloud-native risk analytics, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Sentar, Inc. (“Sentar”). Sentar is a cyber-intelligence company, applying analytics, operations and systems engineering expertise to protect our national security by innovating, building, and securing mission-critical assets. Sentar will continue to be headed by Sentar President Darren Kraabel alongside other key management. Bridget McCaleb will continue in a formal capacity leading integration efforts for Sentar during the transition.”
“Sentar is one of the fastest-growing cyber intelligence, analytics and operations solutions providers focused on the National Security sector. Its cyber domain solutions blend expertise in cybersecurity, intelligence, analytics, and systems engineering into holistic solutions that combine these disciplines to deliver superior results. Key clients include the Defense Health Agency, the U.S. Army, the U.S. Navy, and Missile Defense Agency. Sentar and QOMPLX have already begun to partner around industrial control systems security and continuous monitoring using shared expertise and QOMPLX software and analytics…”
“Sentar has achieved significant growth over the past five years by integrating expert services with investments in technology and approaches that offer clients in the national security sector differentiated value. The acquisition of Sentar will extend the broader QOMPLX team’s emergence as a global leader in risk: “I am excited to take on this new role and pursue a new challenge combining QOMPLX’s robust cybersecurity offerings with Sentar’s established presence in the Defense sector,” said Darren Kraabel, President of Sentar. “Our organization celebrated its 30th anniversary in February 2020, and reaching this milestone helped us put in perspective our impressive growth journey…”
Source: QOMPLX to acquire Sentar, Inc., one of the fastest growing cyber companies in the national security sector, March 11, 2021. QOMPLX
G2X TAKE: This cloud-native risk analytics leader has announced a key acquisition as they look to leverage the expert personnel and the decades-long technical and national security sector experience of this cyber intelligence, analytics and operations solutions provider and its work with key clients to include the Defense Health Agency.
- It was around this time last year that a protest was denied, clearing the way for Sentar to be awarded a $164M Defense Health Agency Cybersecurity Risk Management Operations Support (RMOPS) task. That award built on a $47 million task order by the Department of the Navy’s Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic (SPAWARSYSCEN Atlantic) Sentar added in 2018 to provide Cybersecurity Risk Management Operations Support services to DHA. More here.
- In 2020, Sentar, the Naval Information Warfare Center (NIWC), and the Defense Health Agency (DHA) were recognized with a FedHealthIT Innovation Award for services and capabilities a Sentar/Government collaboration provided to the DHA enterprise, resulting in the newly established Marketplace Technology Integration Office (MTIO) cyber initiative. More here. In 2018, Sentar was also awarded a FedHealthIT Innovation award, this time for services and capabilities provided to the Defense Health Agency (DHA) through the Mitigation and Remediation Support (MARS) team. More here.
- Led by Catalyst/CEO Bridget McCaleb; Senior VP, April Nadeau; and Vice President for Health IT, Joseph Sabin, Sentar was noted this past summer as being among the rising Federal Health companies recognized by Inc. for astounding growth and they were named to the list of NXT UP firms poised to make big waves in the Federal sector in 2020 and for years to come.
- We should also note that April Nadeau was recognized among the inaugural FedHealthIT Hall of Fame Inductees, a distinguished group of individuals from Government and Industry who are making an impact, going above and beyond, driving innovation, challenging conventional wisdom; and Joseph Sabin was recognized among the 2021 FedHealthIT100.