(Washington, D.C— October 11, 2011)— Synteractive announced today that it received a strategic investment from Smartronix, 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 as well as next generation solutions for migrating large, complex enterprises to the cloud.
Smartronix has a longstanding 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 the re-design of 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 both 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 partnership.”
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.
Smartronix is a global leader in delivering innovative, secure, and agile technology solutions. The Hollywood, MD based company specializes in cyber security, Health IT, network operations, mission focused engineering and industry-leading cloud technologies. Smartronix has delivered landmark, award-winning solutions such as Recovery.gov, the first Federal website hosted on the public cloud. Additionally, the company was recognized as the Best Technology Consulting Firm to Work For by Vault, an Employer of Choice by Northern Virginia Family Service, and ranked as one of the nation's fastest-growing companies by multiple sources.
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