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Press Releases 2017
SMS Wins Base-Level Information Technology Services (BLITS) Task Order

McLean, VA | August 07, 2017 - SMS, a leading IT solutions provider and systems integration firm with over 41 years of experience providing innovative solutions to the Federal Government is proud to announce the award of the US Air Force’s (USAF) Base-Level Information Technology Services (BLITS) Task Order at Hanscom Air Force Base, under the NETCENTS-2 NetOps and Infrastructure Solutions contract.

 

The $39.9 million, three years, task order supports Hanscom Air Force Base’s (HAFB) 66th Communication and Information Squadron/Division (66th ABG/SC) mission to secure, support, and sustain information and information systems through effective and efficient service delivery. Specifically, the BLITS contract services include network infrastructure, server support, UC/Voice infrastructure, EIS/Web services, the client service center, vulnerability management & AF Enterprise Systems Support, Communications Focal Point Operations, the Wing (Installation) Cybersecurity Office (WCSO), cable plant management, and general IT asset management and IT administrative requirements.

 

“This contract represents a significant win for SMS,” said Luis Laranjeira, SMS’ Executive Vice President. “It strengthens our existing footprint in the Boston area and it illustrates the Air force’s confidence in SMS’ ability to secure, support, and sustain their critical infrastructure and capabilities. We are looking forward to working closely with Hanscom AFB on this important endeavor.”

 

About SMS

SMS is a Veteran Owned business dedicated to making its clients successful by delivering talented people and mission critical, innovative IT solutions. Founded in 1976, the company has expertise in enterprise IT architecture planning, design and implementation; cyber security; data center migration, continuity of operations/disaster recovery planning and deployment; enterprise resource planning; warehousing and logistics; IT systems; strategic management consulting; systems engineering; unified communications; continuous monitoring and wireless solutions.

 

Headquartered in McLean, Virginia, SMS is ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 20000-1:2011 registered; and CMMI Level 3 DEV and Level 3 SVC appraised. For additional information on SMS, visit www.sms.com.

 

Contact

Mark Hagen, Marketing Manager

Phone: 571-499-5576

SMS Wins Cyber Operations Network Engineering Support (CONES) Task Order

McLean, VA | July 19, 2017 - SMS, a leading IT solutions provider and systems integration firm with over 41 years of experience providing innovative solutions to the Federal Government is proud to announce our award of the US Air Force’s (USAF) Cyber Operations Network Engineering Support (CONES) Task Order (TO) under the NETCENTS-2, NetOps and Infrastructure Solutions Small Business contract.

 

The firm fixed priced, $43 million, four and a half year TO was awarded from the Air Force’s Life Cycle Management Center Cyber Sustainment Branch. SMS will provide subject matter expertise (SME) at 8 Air Force locations providing global support for the Air Force Information Network (AFIN).

 

“This win illustrates the continuing confidence that the USAF has in SMS and our constant commitment to hard work as well as our ability to anticipate and quickly react to information technology challenges by delivering transformational solutions to our customers," said Luis Laranjeira, SMS’ Executive Vice President for Business Development. Anna Anderson, Business Development Manager added, “Team SMS is looking forward to executing on our offer to the AF for the CONES task order providing an enhanced capability to the AFIN programs, systems and user community.”

About SMS
 

SMS is a Veteran Owned business dedicated to making its clients successful by delivering talented people and mission critical, innovative IT solutions. Founded in 1976, the company has expertise in enterprise IT architecture planning, design and implementation; cyber security; data center design, continuity of operations/disaster recovery planning and deployment; enterprise resource planning; warehousing and logistics; IT systems; strategic management consulting; systems engineering; unified communications; continuous monitoring and wireless solutions.

Headquartered in McLean, Virginia, SMS is ISO 9001:2008 and ISO/IEC 20000-1:2011 registered; and CMMI Level 3 DEV and Level 3 SVC appraised. For additional information on SMS, visit www.sms.com.

 
Contact
Mark Hagen 
Marketing Manager
Phone: 571.499.5576
mhagen@sms.com

The Washington Post Names SMS a “Greater Washington Top Workplace” for the Second Year in a Row

McLean, VA | June 16th, 2017 – SMS, a leading IT services provider and systems integration firm with over 40 years of experience providing IT solutions to the Federal Government, announced today that it has been honored a Top Workplace winner by The Washington Post for a second consecutive year. The Washington Post ranks large, mid-size and small businesses operating in the Greater Washington Metropolitan Area based on an employee satisfaction survey conducted by Workplace Dynamics. This survey asks employees to rate their company in 35 questions to include topics such as culture, management and organizational health.

 

“We are honored to have been selected by our employees as a Top Workplace winner for the second year in a row. This year we are proud to have increased our rating to be amongst the top 20 mid-size companies. We’d like to thank each of our valued employees for participating in the survey and for their dedication and commitment to SMS and our customers,” stated Melanie Shipley, Vice President of Human Resources. 

 

A total of 3,000 companies were nominated for the award and only 150 were selected. The announcement was made on Thursday, June 15 at a ceremony in The Washington Post Live Center. The official list of the 150 companies selected will be featured in a special section of The Washington Post on Sunday, June 18, 2017. 

 

To read more about The Washington Post’s 2017 Top Workplaces, visit
https://www.washingtonpost.com/top-workplaces/?utm_term=.0dcc5a0c8dd4

 

About SMS
 

SMS is a Veteran Owned business dedicated to making its clients successful by delivering talented people and mission critical, innovative IT solutions. Founded in 1976, the company has expertise in enterprise IT architecture planning, design and implementation; cyber security; data center design, continuity of operations/disaster recovery planning and deployment; enterprise resource planning; warehousing and logistics; IT systems; strategic management consulting; systems engineering; unified communications; continuous monitoring and wireless solutions.

Headquartered in McLean, Virginia, SMS is ISO 9001:2008 and ISO/IEC 20000-1:2011 registered; and CMMI Level 3 DEV and Level 3 SVC appraised. For additional information on SMS, visit www.sms.com.

   

Contact
Mark Hagen 
Marketing Manager
Phone: 571.499.5576
mhagen@sms.com

SMS Wins Army Responsive Strategic Sourcing for Services (RS3) IDIQ Prime Contract

McLean, VA | May 16, 2017 - SMS, a leading IT solutions provider and systems integration firm with over 40 years of experience providing innovative solutions to the federal government announced today it was awarded the Army Responsive Strategic Sourcing for Services (RS3) Contract by the U.S. Army Contracting Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground Maryland.

 

The Multiple Award Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) Performance Based Services Contract provides customized best value solutions to defense and other federal  agencies spanning the spectrum of Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (C4ISR). The RS3 Contract has a $37.4 billion ceiling with a 10-year ordering period and includes service areas of engineering, research, development, test and evaluation, logistics, acquisition and strategic planning and training services.

 

SMS’ Vice President of Strategic Programs John Cordeiro said, “SMS has delivered more than $2 billion in C4ISR systems to the Department of the Army. RS3 offers the Government efficient access to SMS’ innovative and proven C4ISR and cyber solutions worldwide.”

 

About SMS

SMS is a Veteran Owned business dedicated to making its clients successful by delivering talented people and mission critical, innovative IT solutions. Founded in 1976, the company has expertise in enterprise IT architecture planning, design and implementation; cyber security; data center migration, continuity of operations/disaster recovery planning and deployment; enterprise resource planning; warehousing and logistics; IT systems; strategic management consulting; systems engineering; unified communications; continuous monitoring and wireless solutions.

 

Headquartered in McLean, Virginia, SMS is ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 20000-1:2011 registered; and CMMI Level 3 DEV and Level 3 SVC appraised. For additional information on SMS, visit www.sms.com.

 

Contact

Mark Hagen

Marketing Manager

Phone: 571.499.5576   

SMS Wins Army Cloud Computing Enterprise Transformation Contract

McLean, VA | March 31, 2017 - SMS, a leading IT solutions provider and systems integration firm with over 40 years of experience providing innovative solutions to the Federal Government announced today it was awarded the Army Cloud Computing Enterprise Transformation (ACCENT) contract by the Army Contracting Command - Rock Island, Illinois.

 

The multiple-award IDIQ contract, worth $247.7 million over three years, will provide commercial cloud solutions for all eligible Army enterprise systems/applications. The Army is moving designated IT applications, systems, and associated data to the commercial cloud and the ACCENT contract will help fulfill this critical mission. Additional information on the ACCENT contract can be found at: https://chess.army.mil/Contract/Program?Name=ACCENT .

 

"We are excited to be selected to support the Army’s migration to cloud and managed services," said John Cordeiro, SMS' Vice President of Strategic Programs. "Our many years of experience with the Army and our breadth of expertise with the cloud across the DoD make this award a natural fit,” Cordeiro added.

 

About SMS
 

SMS is a Veteran Owned business dedicated to making its clients successful by delivering talented people and mission critical, innovative IT solutions. Founded in 1976, the company has expertise in enterprise IT architecture planning, design and implementation; cyber security; data center design, continuity of operations/disaster recovery planning and deployment; enterprise resource planning; warehousing and logistics; IT systems; strategic management consulting; systems engineering; unified communications; continuous monitoring and wireless solutions.

Headquartered in McLean, Virginia, SMS is ISO 9001:2008 and ISO/IEC 20000-1:2011 registered; and CMMI Level 3 DEV and Level 3 SVC appraised. For additional information on SMS, visit www.sms.com.

Contact
Mark Hagen 
Marketing Manager
Phone: 571.499.5576
mhagen@sms.com

SMS Certified Cisco Gold

McLean, VA | February 10, 2017 - SMS, a leading IT services provider and systems integration firm with over 40-years of experience providing IT solutions to the Federal Government announced today that the company has been recertified as a Cisco Gold Partner for the 14th consecutive year.
 

In a letter of recognition to SMS, Cisco’s Federal Channel Certification Team stated, "SMS has again met all requirements for achieving Cisco Gold Certification, including personnel, support and specialization."
 

SMS’ Director of Operations and key contributor to the renewal, Ben Friedman, commented, "As one of our longest standing vendor relationships, Cisco leads the pack with both their customer support and importance to SMS.” Friedman added, “We are proud to enter into our fourteenth year of Cisco Gold certification and this accreditation represents our commitment to the brand and their outstanding, ever evolving product offering."

 

About SMS
 

SMS is a Veteran Owned business dedicated to making its clients successful by delivering talented people and mission critical, innovative IT solutions. Founded in 1976, the company has expertise in enterprise IT architecture planning, design and implementation; cyber security; data center design, continuity of operations/disaster recovery planning and deployment; enterprise resource planning; warehousing and logistics; IT systems; strategic management consulting; systems engineering; unified communications; continuous monitoring and wireless solutions.

Headquartered in McLean, Virginia, SMS is ISO 9001:2008 and ISO/IEC 20000-1:2011 registered; and CMMI Level 3 DEV and Level 3 SVC appraised. For additional information on SMS, visit www.sms.com.

Contact
Mark Hagen 
Marketing Manager
Phone: 571.499.5576
mhagen@sms.com

Press Releases 2016
SMS Announces Promotion of Melanie Shipley to Vice President, Human Resources

McLean, VA | December 3, 2016 – SMS, a leading IT services provider and systems integration firm with over 40 years of experience providing IT solutions to the Federal Government, today announced the promotion of Melanie Shipley to Vice President, Human Resources.
 

Mrs. Melanie Shipley joined SMS in June of 2003 as Director of Human Resources and since that time has taken on increasing levels of responsibility and management within the Human Resources department, including serving as the Facility Security Officer. Mrs. Shipley has over 21 years of human resources experience focused largely in Information Technology  companies and Federal Government contracting. In her new role, Mrs. Shipley will continue to lead all aspects of human resources as well as assist with all matters related to personnel and facility clearances.
 

“Melanie and her team have played an invaluable role during a period of significant hiring and growth at SMS,” said Juan Hernandez, SMS President. “During Melanie’s tenure, she has been a part of growing the staff count from approximately 85 to nearly 400 dedicated employees. She’s an outstanding leader and well-respected member of the the executive team. We are blessed to have her as part of our team,” added Mr. Hernandez.

 

About SMS
 

SMS is a Veteran Owned business dedicated to making its clients successful by delivering talented people and mission critical, innovative IT solutions. Founded in 1976, the company has expertise in enterprise IT architecture planning, design and implementation; cyber security; data center design, continuity of operations/disaster recovery planning and deployment; enterprise resource planning; warehousing and logistics; IT systems; strategic management consulting; systems engineering; unified communications; continuous monitoring and wireless solutions.

Headquartered in McLean, Virginia, SMS is ISO 9001:2008 and ISO/IEC 20000-1:2011 registered; and CMMI Level 3 DEV and Level 3 SVC appraised. For additional information on SMS, visit www.sms.com.

Contact
Mark Hagen 
Marketing Manager
Phone: 571.499.5576
mhagen@sms.com

SMS Announces AFSOC AWS Award

McLean, VA | October 3, 2016 – SMS, a leading IT services provider and systems integration firm with over 40 years of experience providing IT solutions to the Federal Government, announced today it was awarded the Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC) Cloud Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) task order. As a prime contract holder under the NETCENTS II NETOPS Contract, SMS will be working with DLT Solutions, an AWS Government Competency Partner and certified Amazon Web Services (AWS) Managed Service Provider (MSP), to implement on-demand Cloud infrastructure so.

 

The one-year task order will enable the AFSOC to increase secure information sharing and collaboration, enhance mission effectiveness, while decreasing their server costs. Additionally, the AWS Cloud IaaS will allow AFSOC users to access applications anywhere, anytime using desktop or mobile devices. SMS and DLT  will assure the existing AFSOC Cloud will transition seamlessly onto the AWS infrastructure to maintain existing services and provide new, more efficient and secure cloud services.

 

“SMS has a long-standing reputation for leadership in developing and implementing improved IT solutions and processes,” stated Lexley Bender, SMS’ Director of Strategic Capture. “Our ability to support critical DoD migrations to “anything-as-a-service” is part of our commitment to align with Under Secretary of Defense Frank Kendall’s Better Buying Power 3.0 goals of affordability, efficiency and innovation.”

 

About SMS

 

SMS is a Veteran Owned business dedicated to making its clients successful by delivering talented people and mission critical, innovative IT solutions. Founded in 1976, the company has expertise in enterprise IT architecture planning, design and implementation; cyber security; data center design, continuity of operations/disaster recovery planning and deployment; enterprise resource planning; warehousing and logistics; IT systems; strategic management consulting; systems engineering; unified communications; continuous monitoring and wireless solutions.

 

Headquartered in McLean, Virginia, SMS is ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 20000-1:2011 registered; and CMMI Level 3 DEV and Level 3 SVC appraised. For additional information on SMS, visit www.sms.com.

 

About DLT Solutions

DLT is a leading technology partner to the federalstate and local government, educationutilities and healthcare markets.  For more than 25 years, the company’s dedication to helping the public sector make smart technology choices and simplify their technology procurements ensures its customers have the best options for CybersecurityCloudApplication LifecycleDigital DesignIT Consolidation and IT Management solutions. The DLT advantage includes strategic partnerships with industry leading and emerging technology companies -  including Amazon Web Services, Autodesk, Dell Software, Google, Informatica, Oracle, Red Hat, SolarWinds, Symantec and Veritas - whose products and services can be easily procured through DLT by leveraging its broad portfolio of government IT contracts including, GSA, SEWP V, U.S. Communities and Texas DIR. To learn more, visit DLT’s Resource Center, call 800.262.4358 or email sales@dlt.com. Also on LinkedIn and Twitter (@DLTSolutions).

 

 

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Mark Hagen
Marketing Manager
Phone: 571.499.5576                                                                                                                                       

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