SMS Wins SeaPort-e Proposal and is Accepted as Prime Contractor for Zone 2

McLean, VA | August 8, 2006 – 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 its SeaPort-e proposal was accepted and the Company has been awarded a Prime Contract for Zone 2 under the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) SeaPort Enhanced (SeaPort-e) program.

SeaPort Enhanced (SeaPort-e) made electronic procurement of engineering, technical and programmatic support services at NAVSEA a reality by maximizing the efficiency and economy of support service procurement. This vehicle has been designated the vehicle of choice for Engineering, Financial, and Program Management contractor support services by the Navy Virtual SYSCOM (VS) Commanders (NAVAIR, NAVSEA, NAVSUP and SPAWAR). SeaPort-e not only increases efficiency, but also allows services to be customized according to the needs of geographically-dispersed organizations with significantly diverse product area requirements and missions.

“We are very excited about the award of the SeaPort-e Prime Contract,” said Juan Hernandez, President and COO of SMS Data Products Group. “SMS is proud to offer a wide variety of contract vehicles to best serve our customers, and the addition of SeaPort-e will help us to meet the needs of our NAVSEA clients.”

SeaPort-e is an indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) vehicle that provides for a consistent procurement process that allows a Navy-wide leveraging of buying power, improved business intelligence and reduced cycle times. More information on all of SMS’s contract vehicles can be found on the Company’s web site,¬†http://www.sms.com/contract-vehicles.

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 registered and CMMI Level 3 DEV and Level 2 SVC appraised. For additional information on SMS, visit www.sms.com.

Contact

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