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SMS Announces US Coast Guard Computer Incident Response Team Task Order Win

McLean, VA | November 30, 2011 – 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 it has been awarded a task order from the United States Coast Guard working with contract prime, NetCentrics Corp. of Herndon, Virginia.

The team was awarded a twelve month task order providing support to the United States CGCIRT with IDS infrastructure support and computer network defense. SMS and NetCentrics specifically will provide technical, administrative, and security management services maintaining information systems security and systems security analysis, computer incident support, digital forensic analysis, and a full CGCIRT 24x7x365 network and systems watch and support.

“SMS’ past work with other large defense related agencies and existing knowledge with the US Coast Guard’s network makes us a natural fit for this IDIQ,” said Luis Laranjeira, SMS’ Executive Vice President. “We are able to leverage our experience working on the Army’s ITA PENTCIRT-IDS Team combined with managing the ITA PENTCIRT to provide the USCG with an innovative solution to implementing, executing, and supporting the CGCIRT,” added Laranjeira.

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


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