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SMS Employees Rewarded for Outstanding Performance on FDA Project

McLean, VA | February 5, 2007 – SMS, a leading IT services provider and systems integration firm with nearly 40 years of experience providing IT solutions to the Federal Government, recently announced that several SMS employees received awards for outstanding performance on the ongoing contract with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). In December 2006 the FDA honored Project Lead Mike Maloney, along with Troy Ward, Asad Hasan and Bob Bauer for outstanding service.

Doug Jefferson, SMS Account Manager on the FDA project, commented, “We are constantly striving to go above and beyond customer expectations, and we are honored that the FDA recognized our employees for their outstanding performance on this project.” Mr. Jefferson added, “At SMS we place great value on the relationships we maintain with both our customers and our employees, and are proud of the work the SMS team has done at FDA.”

SMS has been performing professional services on the FDA contract for more than 3 years. This contract was established to support the FDA Consolidation Project and the White Oak Campus. When completed we will have supported the relocation of over 10,000 employees to the FDA’s 14 new buildings on the growing campus in White Oak, Maryland. SMS provides overall program management and engineering services for several ongoing projects. These projects including Network Management, VOIP Phone System, VTC, and Video to the Desktop; Wireless LAN; Cellular and 2-Way Radio Signal Distribution System; and Coordination of all Verizon provided services to the White Oak campus including: Network, SONNET Ring, LiteSpan, Phones, TV1 Circuits, etc.

As each new building on the new campus is brought on-line, SMS is responsible for full life cycle activities for each of these projects. This includes Requirements Assessment and Physical Site Surveys; Engineering Design and Proof of Solution Pilot Testing; Systems Acquisition, Installation, Configuration and Acceptance Testing; Inventory Management and Control; Configuration Management; Quality Assurance and Quality Control Planning and Execution; Systems Maintenance Support (Preventive, Proactive and Reactive); Administration and End-User Training; Trouble Call and Help Desk Services; and Short and Long Term Operational and IT Systems Strategic Planning.

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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