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SMS Announces Cisco Gold Re-Certification

McLean, VA | April 12, 2019 – SMS Data Products Group, Inc. (SMS), a leading IT solutions provider and systems integration firm with over 40 years of experience providing innovative solutions to the federal government announced today that the company has been recertified as a Cisco Gold Partner for the 16th consecutive year.

In a letter of recognition to SMS, Cisco’s Federal Channel Certification Team stated, “SMS has again met all requirements for achieving Cisco Gold Certification, including personnel, support and specialization.”

SMS’ Director of Operations and key contributor to the renewal, Ben Freidman, commented, “SMS’ employees continually refresh vital industry skills through partner certification training, demonstrating SMS’ ongoing commitment to quality.”  Friedman added, “2018 was a great year with SMS and Cisco and we are hoping to carry that momentum into 2019.”

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, SMS has extensive expertise in enterprise IT architecture planning; design and implementation; cyber security; advanced data analytics; data center migration; comprehensive cloud services; agile software development; 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; mobile platform management; and wireless solutions.

Headquartered in McLean, Virginia, SMS is ISO 9001:2015 and ISO IEC 20000-1:2011 registered; and CMMI Level 3 DEV and Level 3 SVC appraised. For additional information on SMS, visit


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