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SMS Recertified Cisco Gold

McLean, VA | February 1, 2022 – SMS announced today that the company has been recertified as a Cisco Gold Integrator for the 18th consecutive year.

Cisco requires that Gold Certified Partners demonstrate the broadest range of expertise across enterprise architectures, including network security, collaboration and data center virtualization among others. Gold Certified Partners must also demonstrate a deep understanding of Cisco Lifecycle Services and have a high customer satisfaction rating. In the letter of recognition to SMS, Cisco’s Federal Channel Certification Team stated, “SMS has proven they can provide sophisticated, value-added Cisco solutions through their in-depth sales capabilities, technology skills and service offerings in the USA.”

Ben Friedman, SMS’ Vice President of Strategic Sourcing commented, “Cisco is one of our longest standing vendor relationships and this certification is very important to not only the company but to our customers.” Friedman further commented, “With this renewal, SMS offers not just pricing advantages but added security to our customers knowing that SMS’ team of engineers are current in their certifications and know the product line very well.”

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