Orlando, Fla. (February 23, 2022) Two years after announcing their expansion into Orlando via the UCF Business Incubation Program’s Soft Landing division, Command Post Technologies is expanding and leaving the program.
The catalyst was being named as one of the 15 companies included as part of the 10-year, $2.4 billion National Cyber Range Complex Lot 2 contract, something Command Post Technologies has been targeting since 2017 and prior to opening an office at the Research Park Incubator in 2020.
“The Soft Landing program worked exactly as we thought it would, even with the delays we experienced during COVID,” says Scott Bisciotti, president & CEO, Command Post Technologies. “It gave us a solid foundation in Central Florida and allowed us to be competitive in this contract, which will be a major boost to our company and Central Florida.”
Command Post Technologies is based in Virginia, but much of the work for the National Cyber Range Lot 2 Contract will be performed in the Orlando location.
The company plans to move into the 5,000-square-foot location across from the Partnership V building located at 12001 Research Pkwy, Suite 252, Orlando FL 32826 in April.
The company believes it will hire more than a dozen people to work on this contract, including transferring a senior level executive to Orlando. The jobs will be focused on high-end specialized network and cyber engineering services with a salary range from $75,000 to $150,000.
“We’re very proud of what Command Post Technologies has been able to accomplish while being a part of the incubation system and it showcases how much of an asset the Soft Landing program can help diversify our economy,” says Carol Ann Dykes Logue, director, Innovation Districts Programs & Operations, University of Central Florida.
Command Post Technologies was founded in 2008 as a service-disabled veteran-owned business, specializing in Cyber Test & Evaluation, Cyber Event Operations and Planning, Joint Test & Evaluation (JT&E), Joint Wargaming and Concept Development, along with Training & Exercise Support.
In 2013, the company was named one of the 500 fastest growing companies in the country by Inc. Magazine and currently has 90 employees in locations across 10 states.
Several companies with an Orlando presence were named by the Department of Defense. Click here to read the release from DoD.
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About Command Post Technologies: Command Post Technologies, Inc. (CPT) is a leader in the Defense Services field specializing in Cyber Operations, Joint Test & Evaluation (JT&E), Leadership Development, and Training & Exercise Support. CPT is a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) founded in 2008 and headquartered in Suffolk, VA, with personnel across the country. With 2/3 of our staff former military, CPT firmly believes in employing veterans and leveraging their expertise. For more information, please visit commandposttech.com/
About the UCF Business Incubation Program:
The University of Central Florida Business Incubation Program is a community resource that provides early-stage companies with the tools, training and infrastructure to become financially stable, high growth/impact enterprises. Since 1999, this award-winning program has provided vital business development resources resulting in over 300 local startup companies reaching their potential faster and graduating into the community where they continue to grow and positively impact the local economy.
With seven facilities throughout the region, the UCF Business Incubation Program is an economic development partnership between the University of Central Florida, the Corridor, Orange, Osceola, Seminole and Volusia Counties, and the cities of Kissimmee, Orlando and Winter Springs. For the 2017/2018 fiscal years, the activities of these participating firms have helped to sustain more than 6,725 local jobs and have had a cumulative impact of over $725 million on regional GDP and over $1.3 billion on regional sales. During the same period, the program has returned more than $12.00 in state and local taxes for every $1.00 invested in the program. In addition, for every $1.00 of public investment the firms also produced $118 of additional regional GDP and $226 of regional sales. For more information, visit www.incubator.ucf.edu