SMS Press Releases

SMS Announces AFSOC AWS Award

McLean, VA | October 3, 2016 – SMS, a leading IT services provider and systems integration firm with over 40 years of experience providing IT solutions to the Federal Government, announced today it was awarded the Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC) Cloud Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) task order. As a prime contract holder under the NETCENTS II NETOPS Contract, SMS will be working with DLT Solutions, an AWS Government Competency Partner and certified Amazon Web Services (AWS) Managed Service Provider (MSP), to implement on-demand Cloud infrastructure so.

The one-year task order will enable the AFSOC to increase secure information sharing and collaboration, enhance mission effectiveness, while decreasing their server costs. Additionally, the AWS Cloud IaaS will allow AFSOC users to access applications anywhere, anytime using desktop or mobile devices. SMS and DLT  will assure the existing AFSOC Cloud will transition seamlessly onto the AWS infrastructure to maintain existing services and provide new, more efficient and secure cloud services.

“SMS has a long-standing reputation for leadership in developing and implementing improved IT solutions and processes,” stated Lexley Bender, SMS’ Director of Strategic Capture. “Our ability to support critical DoD migrations to “anything-as-a-service” is part of our commitment to align with Under Secretary of Defense Frank Kendall’s Better Buying Power 3.0 goals of affordability, efficiency and innovation.”

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 and ISO 20000-1:2011 registered; and CMMI Level 3 DEV and Level 3 SVC appraised. For additional information on SMS, visit

About DLT Solutions

DLT is a leading technology partner to the federalstate and local government, educationutilities and healthcare markets.  For more than 25 years, the company’s dedication to helping the public sector make smart technology choices and simplify their technology procurements ensures its customers have the best options for CybersecurityCloudApplication LifecycleDigital DesignIT Consolidation and IT Management solutions. The DLT advantage includes strategic partnerships with industry leading and emerging technology companies –  including Amazon Web Services, Autodesk, Dell Software, Google, Informatica, Oracle, Red Hat, SolarWinds, Symantec and Veritas – whose products and services can be easily procured through DLT by leveraging its broad portfolio of government IT contracts including, GSA, SEWP V, U.S. Communities and Texas DIR. To learn more, visit DLT’s Resource Center, call 800.262.4358 or email Also on LinkedIn and Twitter (@DLTSolutions).


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