Sapient (NASDAQ: SAPE) has acquired OnPoint Consulting for an undisclosed sum as part of Sapient’s efforts to bolster its presence in the public sector technology services market.
Arlington, Va.-based OnPoint has a 150-employee workforce that helps federal agencies develop, protect and run information technology platforms, Sapient said.
Sapient hopes to add cybersecurity, infrastructure, workforce productivity, managed security operations and micro-application development services through the OnPoint purchase.
“As technology rapidly reshapes the human experience, both at home and at work, governments, nonprofits and NGOs are looking for partners to help drive the innovation necessary to respond to these shifting requirements, ” said Alan Herrick, Sapient president and CEO.
OnPoint is involved with cyber defense, systems support and financial management services work and its customers include the Departments of Agriculture, Defense, Energy and Transportation.
“The environment in which the federal government must evolve is transforming very rapidly. Public service institutions must learn to operate in an increasingly-connected world, ” said Teresa Bozzelli, head of Sapient Government Services.
KippsDeSanto & Co. served as OnPoint’s financial adviser for the transaction.