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SMS Announces CMMI DEV and SVCS ML3 Re-certification

McLean, VA | August 13, 2018– SMS, a leading IT services provider and systems integration firm with 40 plus years of experience providing IT solutions to the Federal Government, announced today it has recently achieved it’s re-certification for its CMMI Maturity Level (ML) 3 for Development and for Services rating.

Effective May 31st, the CMMI DEV & SVCS ML 3 re-certification, which occurs every three years, is a process to ensure that all of the supporting documentation and practices for development and services are analyzed and reviewed during a four-month SCAMPI-A appraisal led by an authorized lead evaluator from Cyber Solutions, Inc.

CMMI (Capability Maturity Model Integration) is a process improvement model that provides organizations with the essential elements of effective processes. CMMI helps integrate traditionally separate organizational functions, set process improvement goals and provides a point of reference for appraising current processes.

“Preparing for and achieving the CMMI DEV & SVCS Level 3 re-certification was a great achievement for the quality team and clearly demonstrates our commitment to providing high quality services for our customers by embracing the CMMI practices throughout our company,” said Juan Hernandez, SMS’ President. Dan Walker, SMS’ Quality Assurance Manager, added, “The CMMI DEV & SVCS ML 3 re-certification is an important milestone on the company’s journey to exhibit our commitment to quality service and continual improvement.”

About CMMI Institute

CMMI Institute ( is the global leader in the advancement of best practices in people, process, and technology.  The Institute provides the tools and support for organizations to benchmark their capabilities and build maturity by comparing their operations to best practices and identifying performance gaps. For over 25 years, thousands of high-performing organizations in a variety of industries, including aerospace, finance, healthcare, software, defense, transportation, and telecommunications, have earned a CMMI maturity level rating and proved they are capable business partners and suppliers.

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 migration, 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 9001:2015 and ISO 20000-1:2011 registered; and CMMI Level 3 DEV and Level 3 SVC appraised. For additional information on SMS, visit


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