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SMS Completes 2016 ISO 9001:2008 Surveillance Audit

McLean, VA | February 29, 2016 – SMS, a leading IT services provider and systems integration firm with 40 years of experience providing IT solutions to the Federal Government, announced that it has achieved its ISO 9001:2008 re-certification by successfully completing its annual surveillance audit. The audit was performed by SAI Global lead auditor Pete Ortolani.

Dan Walker, SMS Quality Assurance Manager, stated, “Our ISO re-certification, combined with our recent CMMI Level 3 re-assessment, is a testament to our management’s unwavering commitment to quality. This was highlighted with the successful completion of this audit, which revealed that SMS” Quality Management System (QMS) is well documented and working efficiently in full compliance with the ISO standard.”

The two day surveillance audit indicated that SMS is performing very well, noting zero non conformities and zero areas of concern, the best possible result. Quality processes are enhanced through strong documentation and process flows, continued excellent traceability of records, and well-structured project management tools. These enhancements translate into the delivery of high quality products and services to our clients.”

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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