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SMS Achieves AWS Select Tier Services Partner Status

January 2, 2024– SMS Data Products Group, Inc. (SMS) announced today that they have achieved Amazon Web Services (AWS) Select Tier Services Partner status within the AWS Partner Network (APN). AWS Select Tier Services Partners are organizations recognized for proven technical expertise and demonstrated customer experience.

To attain Select Tier Partner status, SMS met several AWS technical requirements, including AWS certifications, capabilities, and implementations, as well as AWS technical and business professional training accreditations.

Leveraging expertise in platform engineering, SMS deploys meticulously crafted AWS Landing Zones and reference architectures to support rapid and secure workload enablement for our clients.

“We are thrilled to be working with AWS to deliver innovative cloud services to our mutual customers,” said Chuck Luedke, SMS Chief Technology Officer. “Working with AWS allows us to provide a complete cloud services portfolio, offering enterprise customers fast and flexible access to the cloud. Joining the APN further enhances our ability to support our mission by working with AWS.”

As an APN member, SMS joins a global network of 130,000 AWS Partners from more than 200 countries working with AWS to provide innovative solutions, solve technical challenges, win deals, and deliver value to mutual customers.

For more information, please visit the APN website.

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SMS has been serving the advanced information technology needs of the federal government since 1976, delivering talented teams and innovative, cost-effective solutions and services to support our customers’ missions for more than 47 years. SMS is headquartered in McLean, Virginia, with offices and on-site operations at customer locations throughout the United States. For additional information, visit


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