SMS Selected in Virginia Business’ 2018 Best Places to Work in Virginia
SMS, has been selected as one of the 2018 Best Places to Work in Virginia by Virginia Business Magazine and the Virginia Chamber of Business.
This statewide survey and awards program is designed to identify, recognize and honor the best places of employment in Virginia, benefiting the state's economy, workforce and businesses. The 2018 Best Places to Work in Virginia list is made up of 100 companies of which SMS will be included.
“We are very pleased that SMS was selected! SMS’ success is fueled by our outstanding employees who strive to make our customers and each other successful. Our team embodies a core value to work hard every day enabling the success of the mission for our customers,” said Melanie Shipley, SMS’ VP of Human Resources. “We are delighted to receive the award. This further illustrates the company’s principles of respect, integrity, excellence, innovation, leadership and teamwork,” added SMS’ President, Juan Hernandez.
SMS Named 2017 Juniper Networks Federal Partner of the Year
SMS was recognized as the 2017 Federal Partner of the Year by Juniper Networks, an industry leader in network innovation. We were recognized in the federal category for our strong year-over-year sales growth performance in the federal space, as well as their solid commitment to developing innovative solutions integrating Juniper Networks’ technologies with customer needs. The prestigious honor, presented to SMS in February, reflects the company's relentless focus on exceptional federal channel partner enablement and business excellence, as well as proven expertise in Juniper networking and security solutions.
We are very proud of this honor and look forward to continued growth together,” said Matt Rosecan, SMS’ SEWP Deputy Program Manager.
Achievement of the ISO 9001:2015
SMS recently achieved the ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management Systems Standard Certification. Previous to transitioning to the ISO 9001:2015 standard, SMS maintained ISO 9001:2008 certification since 2008.
The ISO 9001:2015 is commonly known as the world’s most popular quality management system standard which helps businesses prove their ability to consistently provide products and services that meet customer and applicable statutory and regulatory requirements. Obtained through systematic, external audits performed by an independent accredited registrar company, the certification aims to enhance customer satisfaction through the effective application of a company’s system, including processes for improving the system and assuring compliance with various regulations.
We are very pleased to have achieved the ISO 9001:2015 certification as it underlines our commitment to our customers and our focus on quality said SMS’ President Juan Hernandez.
2018 Top Workplace Award
SMS is excited to announce we were awarded the 2018 Top Workplace by The Washington Post for 3-Years Running. In the June 24, 2018 edition of the Washington Post Magazine, it was announced that SMS is a Top Workplace winner for a third consecutive year, ranking 11th amongst 55 other mid-sized companies in the Greater Washington Metropolitan Area. The Washington Post ranks large, mid-size and small businesses based on an employee satisfaction survey conducted by Energage. This survey asks employees to rate their company in 24 questions to include topics such as culture, management and organizational health.
The Washington Post Top Workplaces are evaluated based on surveys sent to employees of the nominated companies. This year’s Top Workplaces surveyed more than 57,000 employees in over 340 organizations across the Washington DC Metropolitan area.
We are truly honored that SMS employees have once again named us a Washington Post Top Workplace for 2018!!
SMS is proud to announce our award of the US Air Force’s (USAF) Cyber Operations Network Engineering Support (CONES) Task Order (TO) under the NETCENTS-2, NetOps and Infrastructure Solutions Small Business contract.
The firm fixed priced, $43 million, four and a half year TO was awarded from the Air Force’s Life Cycle Management Center Cyber Sustainment Branch. SMS will provide subject matter expertise (SME) at 8 Air Force locations providing global support for the Air Force Information Network (AFIN).
“This win illustrates the continuing confidence that the USAF has in SMS and our constant commitment to hard work as well as our ability to anticipate and quickly react to information technology challenges by delivering transformational solutions to our customers," said Luis Laranjeira, SMS’ Executive Vice President for Business Development. Team SMS is looking forward to executing on our offer to the AF for the CONES task order providing an enhanced capability to the AFIN programs, systems and user community.
SMS is proud to announce the award of the US Air Force’s (USAF) Base-Level Information Technology Services (BLITS) Task Order at Hanscom Air Force Base, under the NETCENTS-2 NetOps and Infrastructure Solutions contract.
The $39.9 million, three years, task order supports Hanscom Air Force Base’s (HAFB) 66th Communication and Information Squadron/Division (66th ABG/SC) mission to secure, support, and sustain information and information systems through effective and efficient service delivery. Specifically, the BLITS contract services include network infrastructure, server support, UC/Voice infrastructure, EIS/Web services, the client service center, vulnerability management & AF Enterprise Systems Support, Communications Focal Point Operations, the Wing (Installation) Cybersecurity Office (WCSO), cable plant management, and general IT asset management and IT administrative requirements. We are looking forward to working closely with Hanscom AFB on this important endeavor.
Feb. 2017 - SMS announced today that the company has been re-certified as a Cisco Gold Partner for the 14th consecutive year.
May 16, 2017 - SMS, announced today it was awarded the Army Responsive Strategic Sourcing for Services (RS3) Contract by the U.S. Army Contracting Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground Maryland.
The Washington Post Names SMS a “Greater Washington Top Workplace” for the Second Year in a Row!