Tailwind Capital has finalized its deal with tech contractor Ericsson Federal. Tailwind has purchased Ericsson, which is now renamed Oceus. The employees are the same, and the technology and support services are the same. Doug Smith, President of Oceus Networks, tells Federal News Radio that what’s different is Oceus is now considered a U.S.-based company, giving it a better position to do business with the federal government.
Tom Temin is the host of The Federal Drive, which airs from 6-9 a.m. on 1500 AM in the Washington, DC region and online everywhere. Tom has 30 years experience in journalism, mostly in technology markets. Before coming to Federal News Radio, he was a long-serving editor-in-chief of Government Computer News and Washington Technology magazines.