Smartronix Makes Strategic Investment in Synteractive
Hollywood, MD –
11 October 2011 – Smartronix announced today that it
has made a strategic investment in Synteractive, a Washington,
DC-based technology consulting firm that focuses on strategy,
business transformation, and business solution engineering.
Synteractive will use the funds to expand its market presence in
the design and deployment of innovative collaboration solutions
and next generation solutions for migrating large, complex
enterprises to the cloud.
Smartronix has a long-standing business and mentor relationship
with Synteractive and collaborated with them on such
groundbreaking projects as Recovery.gov and Treasury.gov, which
were the first Federal- and Cabinet-level agency platforms
delivered in the public cloud.
"Our previous joint successes on projects such as
Recovery.gov and Treasury.gov have shown us that Synteractive
brings immense value through their agility and innovative
thinking," says Smartronix CFO, Joseph Gerczak. "We
believe this strategic partnership will allow both companies to
really accelerate growth in the cloud computing space in both
Federal and commercial markets."
Smartronix and Synteractive are Microsoft Certified Gold
Partners and dedicate a significant portion of their business to
providing industry-leading solutions around Microsoft
technologies, specifically Microsoft SharePoint, Exchange,
Azure, and Office 365. "It is an exciting development as
Smartronix and Synteractive have been pioneers in providing
Microsoft solutions in the cloud, especially for the public
sector," says Greg Myers, Vice President of Microsoft, Federal.
Synteractive was the 2010 Microsoft Federal Partner of the Year;
and most recently, was named a finalist for the 2011 Microsoft
Worldwide Partner of the Year for Portals and Collaboration.
Synteractive Chairman and Founder, Evan Burfield states,
"Smartronix is a recognized leader in network operations, cyber
security, and managed services and they have truly world class
cloud solution architects. I believe our combined capabilities
provide exceptional value to our current and future customer
base. We are very excited about the potential of this
Synteractive is committed to solving complex problems through
social and technological innovation. Headquartered in
Washington, DC, Synteractive develops enterprise products that
simplify the adoption of cloud computing and leverage the power
of social collaboration, while providing consulting expertise in
strategy, business transformation, and business solution
engineering to both the public and private sectors. In 2011,
Synteractive was a finalist for Microsoft Worldwide Partner of
the Year in Portals and Collaboration. Last year, the company
was named Microsoft Federal Partner of the Year and was ranked
64th in the INC 500 list of fastest growing companies.