2003 Fast 50

1: Global Analytic Info.Tech. Services
Location: Springfield, Va.
Annual growth rate: 1.710035066
2002 Revenue: 6,149,000
2001 Revenue: 3,100,00
2000 Revenue: 3,200,000
1999 Revenue: 250,000
1998 Revenue: 114,000
Leadership: Tony Asefi, CEO; Thomas Asefi, president
Number of employees: 143
Website: www.gaits.com
Lines of business: IT and network solutions
Major customers: DISA, DIA, Army, Air Force, Treasury, NASA
Major contracts/projects: On the IRS PRIME Modernization contract, GAITS network engineers designed a new architecture, which corrected weaknesses and improved performance of the backbone network. The new architecture implemented a clear hierarchical routing and switching network, which replaced the previous partial-meshed architecture in order to ensure efficient routing and diversity. The new design, which is now in place, has ensured all redundancy, diversity, and high availability requirements for filing season 2001 were met. GAITS Engineers successfully designed and installed over $15 million dollars in LAN/WAN and telecommunication equipment.