On June 6, 2005, Nortel Networks Inc. completed the acquisition of PEC Solutions, Inc. Together they are Nortel Government Solutions. Combining a leader in government IT professional services with a leader in networking technology and expertise, Nortel Government Solutions is a powerful organization with all the tools it needs to compete fully and completely in the government market.
Since its 1895, founding as Northern Electric and Manufacturing, supplying telecommunications equipment for Canada's fledgling telephone system, Nortel has grown to become a global leader in delivering communications capabilities that enhance the human experience, power global commerce, and secure and protect the world's most critical information.
PEC, founded in 1985, was a professional services firm that helped government clients harness the power of the Internet and other advanced technologies to improve mission performance. The company specialized in Web-Enabling Government. by providing secure, interoperable technology solutions for clients in homeland security, criminal justice and intelligence, defense, and civilian agencies within the Federal Government and at state and local levels.