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An Emerging Service Disabled Veteran Making His Mark in Cyber Security

Northrop Grumman

By Sharon Moore Jackson

Perpetual Solutions 21 LLC (PPS21) is a start-up business located in Georgia that specializes in Cyber Security, IT Services and Logistics domain.  PPS21 launched in October 2016 but the planning and preparation for the business concept began 5-years prior.   According to Chris Jackson, President and Founder, “I always had a vision of running my own company that could help create economic development for my community and fellow military veterans, as well as create a legacy for my family”.

Chris put his faith into action and launched his business.  With over 25 years of project management, systems diagnostic, networking and design military and civilian experience and having served in the U.S. Army Reserves, achieving a rank of Lieutenant Colonel, concurrently with his corporate Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, these valuable acquired and transferrable skills have prepared Chris for his new role, entrepreneur.

Although Perpetual Solutions 21 LLC is 1-year old, it’s management team of 5, have over 150 years of diverse experience in global organization contributing at senior and executive levels throughout North American and internationally.  Chris states, “our team’s industries experience including Government, Services, Finance, Educational Institutions, Consumer Products, High Tech, Manufacturing and Automotive, further enhances our ability to have an immediate impact on our client’s businesses”.

Perpetual Solutions 21 LLC offers cyber security solutions for private, military and corporate clients that include:

Certifications & Accreditation Support (C&A Support)

Cyber Security Integration (CSI)

Information System Security (IS Security)

Identity + Access Management

Network Security

Cloud Security

RMF (Risk Management Framework)

Technical Assessment

Cyber Forensic

Wireless Security

Information Assurance

IT Services and Support includes:

Software Support

Systems Administration

Performance Analysis

Disaster Recovery

Installation

Business life cycle and systems software development

Program/Project Management

Requirements

Modeling and Simulation

Design and Development

Operational Concepts

Test Engineering

Independent Validation and Verification

System design, development and testing

Chris says PPS21’s targeted audience are small to medium size businesses.  His philosophy, “crawl, walk, run to build my company’s resume and credibility for intrinsic-excellence through timely, quality products, services and deliverables” is what motivates him. 

This philosophy is serving him well as PPS21 competes in the marketplace with established businesses for both civilian and government sector projects.  Chris explains PPS21’s differentiation is through innovative, forward and critical thinking and executing of viable strategies to sustain a competitive edge over peer competitors. 

Chris attributes much of Perpetual Solutions 21 LLC success to being a Service Disabled Veteran, which he says, has opened the gateway to acquire more lucrative opportunities to grow the business. 

As he grows the business, Chris believes in giving back to the community.  He says, “our company is currently in the process of creating a strong bond networking enterprise and establishing habitual relationships with local companies to provide lucrative internship opportunities for college students specifically across the Southeastern region of the United States.”

Chris’ vision for the next 3 to 5 years is to be amongst the top Cyber Security and IT Services firms in the nation with a global footprint.   Given the success PPS21 is experiencing, Chris and his team are on the right track and a company to watch.

To learn more about Perpetual Solutions 21 LLC, please visit their website at www.pps21.com.

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