SMS Press Releases
SMS Awarded Key Army Cable Plant Contract
McLean, VA | September 9, 2010 – 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 the second half of a $10 million IT infrastructure contract with the Department of the Army.
Under this task order, SMS will expand existing fiber optic and copper-wire infrastructure and add 24-miles of new fiber optic cable to meet key war fighter safety and communication training requirements at the Army’s Fort Hunter Liggett in California. SMS will be working with world-class hardware vendors in providing all new underground fiber optic duct-bank system that further help train the Army’s ground infantry for today’s battle field situations.
“The continuation of this contract shows the confidence that the Army has with SMS as evidenced by the work that we have already completed at Hunter Liggett and other key past performances with the agency,” said John Cordeiro, SMS’s Vice President of Strategic Programs.
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 www.sms.com.