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SMS Recertified as Cisco Gold Partner

McLean, VA | February 5, 2014 – 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 the company has been recertified as a Cisco Gold Partner for the eleventh consecutive year.

In a letter of recognition to SMS, Cisco’s Federal Channel Certification Team stated, “SMS has again met all requirements for achieving Cisco Gold Certification, including personnel, support and specialization.”

Juan Hernandez, President of SMS, commented, “Our established vendor relationships and their certifications are very important to the company and Cisco is one of our longest standing.” Hernandez added, “Our connection with Cisco goes back to the beginnings of the company where SMS actually introduced Cisco to the federal market. From there our affiliation and reselling activity has thrived.”

SMS’ Director of Operations and key contributor to the renewal, Ben Freidman added, “SMS employees continually refresh vital industry skills through partner certification training, demonstrating SMS’ 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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