Evan Weisel for RTCS, firstname.lastname@example.org, 703-218-3555
Fairfax County, Virginia USA, Tuesday, March 29, 2011 -
Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) today dedicated new offices for its Fairfax County-based Raytheon Trusted Computer Solutions unit with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The event featured remarks by Gov. Bob McDonnell; Gerald L. Gordon, Ph.D., president and CEO of the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA); Bobbie Kilberg, president and CEO of the Northern Virginia Technology Council; and Ed Hammersla, chief operating officer, Raytheon Trusted Computer Solutions.
RTCS technology enables government and civilian agencies to share and access information securely across multiple classified networks at different classification levels. RTCS’ certified and accredited solutions help customers protect sensitive and classified information, while ensuring that the information gets to the correct people in a timely manner.
RTCS relocated recently to its new 45,000-square-foot location in the town of Herndon to accommodate growth, which includes space for an additional 200 employees. Founded in 1994, Trusted Computer Solutions became part of Raytheon in November 2010. RTCS is part of Raytheon’s Intelligence and Information Systems business.
“Fairfax County provides us with the ideal location to serve our government customers while providing employees with access to one of the most dynamic and reliable economies in the country,” Hammersla said. “We are pleased to be supported by such a technology- and business-friendly county and our new facility will support the aggressive growth plans we have for years to come.”
“I am delighted to celebrate the growth of RTCS,” Gordon said. “It is the kind of company that has made Fairfax County the technology capital of the east coast. It takes advantage of, and contributes to, our world-class workforce and quality of life.”
Time magazine called Fairfax County, “one of the great economic success stories of our time.” Business growth and innovation helps Fairfax County fund the nation’s top-rated school system and other public services that contribute to the quality of life of residents. Fairfax County offers businesses a state-of-the-art telecommunications infrastructure, access to global markets through Washington Dulles International Airport, a vibrant investment capital community and a highly skilled, well-educated workforce.
The award-winning Fairfax County Economic Development Authority promotes Fairfax County as a business and technology center. The FCEDA offers site location and business development assistance, and connections with county and state government agencies, to help companies locate and expand in Fairfax County. In addition to its headquarters in Tysons Corner, Fairfax County’s largest business district, the FCEDA maintains marketing offices in seven important global business centers: Bangalore, Boston, Munich, London, Los Angeles, Seoul and Tel Aviv. Follow @FairfaxEBird for FCEDA and Fairfax County business news.
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