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SMS Announces Defense Commissary Agency Infrastructure Contract Win

McLean, VA | November 30, 2012 – SMS, a leading provider of IT solutions and professional services to the Federal Government, announced today it has been awarded part of the Infrastructure Support Services (ISS) Contract from the Defense Commissary Agency (DeCA) working with contract prime, General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT) of Fairfax, Virginia.

The team was awarded the five year contract providing support and personnel to DeCA with systems architecture, engineering and other IT services. The $18.8 million dollar contract unseated an incumbent contract holder of over 17-years and represents a key change for the agency and a successful win for both SMS and GDIT.

“We are able to leverage our experience working with like-minded defense and intelligence related agencies to provide an innovative solution to support DeCA and their mission,” said Luis Laranjeira, SMS’ Executive Vice President. “We are extremely excited to expand our strategic partnership with General Dynamics,” added Laranjeira.

Throughout the potential five-year contract duration worth approximately $1.4 billion dollars, SMS will provide worldwide support carrying out required engineering, transition, implementation, integration; connection approval and IT service management activities, in support of existing and future Defense Information System Network (DISN) networking capabilities. SMS’ services will predominantly be within the continental United States, however, support services may also be required at multiple overseas locations.

“We are pleased to continue our strategic partnership supporting DISA’s mission-critical IT challenges,” said Luis Laranjeira, SMS’ Executive Vice President. Laranjeira added, “We have supported DISA and their mission in the past and know well their priorities and overall needs for this IDIQ.

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; 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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