IBM said it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire privately held National Interest Security Company, LLC. NISC, which operates out of Fairfax, Virginia, specializes in services for defense, healthcare, energy, logistics, and security.

"IBM’s analytic and innovation prowess, combined with NISC’s industry knowledge and depth of experience in defense, healthcare, energy, and infrastructure management services, will allow us to deliver an unprecedented level of service and support to our growing list of government clients," said Chuck Prow, managing partner, public sector, IBM Global Business Services.

Some of the areas NISC has been focused on includes systems engineering, biometrics, documents and media exploitation, systems integration, software development, enterprise architecture, and more.

The agreement includes the acquisition of NISC affiliate Technology and Management Services, and is subject to closing conditions and regulatory reviews. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.