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SMS Re-Certifies as Cisco Gold Partner

McLean, VA | June 18, 2007 – 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 that it has been re-certified as a Cisco Gold Partner. The company recently received verification from Cisco stating that “SMS Data Products Group, Inc. has again met all requirements for achieving GOLD certification, including personnel, support, specialization and customer satisfaction,” and that SMS “has continued to demonstrate that it is qualified to sell, install and support Cisco solutions in USA.”

SMS has been working with Cisco for more than a decade and holds specialization certifications in Routing and Switching, VPN Security, Wireless Networking and IP Communications Express.

Juan Hernandez, President of SMS Data Products Group, Inc., commented, “SMS is proud to announce our fourth year as a Cisco certified Gold Partner. Our long-standing partner relationships are very important to the company, allowing us to better serve our customers and the IT industry.” SMS Director of Operations Ben Friedman added, “We take our partnerships seriously on a company-wide basis. Our employees continue to refresh vital skills through Cisco re-certification training, demonstrating SMS’s ongoing commitment to quality.”

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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