Enlighten IT Consulting Named New Managed Service Partner with AWS

LINTHICUM HEIGHTS, Md., Oct. 11, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MacAulay-Brown, Inc. (MacB), an Alion company, announced today that its subsidiary, Enlighten IT Consulting, LLC, (EITC), has been approved by Amazon Web Services (AWS) as a Managed Service Provider (MSP). AWS MSP was designed for consulting partners skilled at cloud infrastructure and application migration to deliver seamless and low-risk managed services to AWS customers. Enlighten passed a comprehensive third-party audit of MSP capabilities with help from valued customers utilizing Enlighten’s Big Data Platform (BDP) and analytics in AWS GovCloud. As a proven MSP partner, Enlighten delivers superior value and services for the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) and Intelligence Community (IC).

Over the last few years, Enlighten has transformed its collaboration with key mission partners to rapidly develop, deploy, innovate, and operate an accredited BDP via the Rapid Analytic Deployment and Management Framework (RADMF). The proprietary framework consists of complex cybersecurity mechanisms to deploy BDP components and a suite of powerful capabilities in AWS GovCloud, including Enlighten’s new RAPID analytical workbook for data scientists. Instead of procuring various isolated tools, customers can utilize a single solution all in one place.

“Our government customers are seeking solutions allowing them to perform their missions better, faster and more securely,” said David Levy, Vice President of Federal Government for AWS. “Enlighten’s RADMF managed service on AWS GovCloud does just that by providing critical big data and cyber capabilities for the defense community. It’s accelerated the pace in which Enlighten’s customers can immediately realize mission impact for Defensive Cyber Operations (DCO) and Data Fusion challenges.”

“As an approved MSP partner, we have a tremendous opportunity to offer our customers a bundled suite of capabilities that are fully operational,” said Duane Shugars, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Enlighten. “In addition to rapid deployment and management of BDP, our flagship product now includes Artificial Intelligence (AI), an automated pipeline for Machine Learning (ML), and secure Data Science Development and Operations.”

To learn more about Enlighten IT Consulting’s AWS partnerships, certifications, and reseller qualifications, visit https://aws.amazon.com/partners/find.

At Alion, we combine large company resources with small business responsiveness to design and deliver engineering solutions across six core capability areas. With an 80-year technical heritage and an employee-base comprised of more than 30% veterans, we bridge invention and action to support military readiness from the lab to the battle space. Our engineers, technologists, and program managers bring together an agile engineering methodology and the best tools on the market to deliver mission success faster and at lower costs. We are committed to maintaining the highest standards; as such, Alion is ISO 9001:2008 certified and maintains CMMI Level 3-appraised development facilities. Based just outside of Washington, D.C., we help our clients achieve practical innovations by turning big ideas into real solutions. To learn more, visit www.alionscience.com.

For 39 years, MacAulay-Brown, Inc. (MacB), an Alion company, has been solving many of the Nation’s most complex National Security challenges. MacB is committed to delivering critical capabilities in the areas of Intelligence and Analysis, Cybersecurity, Secure Cloud Engineering, Research and Development, Integrated Laboratories and Information Technology to Defense, Intelligence Community, Special Operations Forces, Homeland Security, and Federal agencies to meet the challenges of an ever-changing world. MacB was acquired by Alion Science and Technology in August 2018. To learn more, visit www.macb.com.

Since 2007, Enlighten IT Consulting, LLC, (EITC), an Alion company, has been an innovative provider of advanced and mission-critical big data infrastructure, secure cloud engineering, and analytic solutions for federal, state, and local clients with specific emphasis on the warfighter and decision makers responsible for national defense and security. A premier partner of Amazon Web Services (AWS), Enlighten has collaborated with AWS to provide innovative solutions to meet many of the challenges facing the U.S Department of Defense and the Intelligence Community related to big data, cyber analytics, data fusion, and IT transformation. The company is headquartered in Linthicum Heights, Maryland. Enlighten was acquired by MacB in December 2016.

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