McLean, VA | July 25, 2013 – SMS, a leading IT services provider and systems integration firm with nearly 40 years of experience providing IT solutions to the Federal Government, announced today, it has been awarded a 5-year, multi-million dollar IT contract with the Export-Import Bank of the United States as part of the Knight Point Systems, LLC team.
The five-year contract supports the bank’s Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO). The nature of the work is primarily focused on network operations and engineering, end-user support, and network security services. The majority of the contract’s responsibilities will take place at their DC headquarters with other tasks focused on facilitating communication amongst their twelve regional export finance centers.
“We are extremely excited and feel privileged to have been selected to support Export-Import Bank’s mission critical network security and overall IT operational requirements,” said SMS’ Executive Vice President, Luis Laranjeira. “We are pleased to have partnered with KPS, a trusted SMS partner, and are confident that our ability to execute will exceed Export-Import Banks’ expectations,” added Laranjeira.
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 registered and CMMI Level 3 DEV and Level 2 SVC appraised. For additional information on SMS, visit www.sms.com.