No. 20: Peraton
2021 Ranking: New Company
Top Executive: Stu Shea, President and CEO
Location: Herndon, Va.
Peraton provides IT services, including cloud, cybersecurity, engineering and digital transformation, to U.S. government defense, intelligence, space and homeland security agencies.
In February Peraton was awarded a $2.69 billion, 10-year contract to provide the U.S. Department of Homeland Security with data center and cloud optimization support services. That was followed in March with a $254 million contract to provide cybersecurity operations support to the U.S. Department of State Diplomatic Security Service.
In September 2021 Peraton acquired the as-a-service business of ViON Corp., expanding the Peraton’s service capabilities in the design, delivery and governance of critical IT infrastructure for government customers.