McLean, VA | March 14, 2018 – 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 has achieved the ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management Systems Standard Certification. Previous to transitioning to the ISO 9001:2015 standard, SMS maintained ISO 9001:2008 certification since 2008.
The ISO 9001:2015 is commonly known as the world’s most popular quality management system standard which helps businesses prove their ability to consistently provide products and services that meet customer and applicable statutory and regulatory requirements. Obtained through systematic, external audits performed by an independent accredited registrar company, the certification aims to enhance customer satisfaction through the effective application of a company’s system, including processes for improving the system and assuring compliance with various regulations.
“We are very pleased to have achieved the ISO 9001:2015 certification as it underlines our commitment to our customers and our focus on quality. This recognition illustrates our ability to provide a quality solution from initial needs analysis to delivery, deployment and beyond, “ said Dan Walker, SMS’ Quality Assurance Manager and lead project manager for the update. SMS’ President Juan Hernandez added, “This certification is a testament to our strong focus on quality and is an integral part of our continuous improvement culture. By meeting the criteria for this standard, SMS demonstrates a companywide commitment to our customers and to our quality processes.”
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 9001:2015 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.