McLean, VA | April 2, 2008 – 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 that the company will be providing data center support to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
The SEC has chosen SMS to provide technical expertise to assess and examine the architecture, physical infrastructure and operations of the current SEC data centers. This will include data center, network and telecommunications, and security evaluations. As the technical advisors on this project, SMS will also provide physical site surveys, examine the current interaction among the data centers, and help to both develop a plan and define the requirements for moving the SEC’s Data Centers.
“We are pleased to be working with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to help lead this major effort,” said Luis Laranjeira, VP of Business Development for SMS. “We take pride in the relationships we’ve formed with our customers over the last three decades, and we are looking forward to working with the SEC on this new endeavor.”
The mission of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is to protect investors, maintain fair, orderly, and efficient markets, and facilitate the capital formation that is necessary to sustain economic growth.
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.