Systems Made Simple Achieves 2011 Inc. 500 Ranking

Service-disabled, veteran-owned small business recognized as one of the fastest-growing independent, privately owned companies delivering IT solutions

SYRACUSE, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Systems Made Simple, Inc. (SMS), a leading provider of IT systems and services to support critical architecture, data and application challenges in the healthcare industry, announced it has been named to the 2011 Inc. 500 annual ranking of the fastest-growing companies in the U.S. The company placed #359 overall and #30 in the IT services sector.

The 2011 list rankings were determined according to revenue growth percentages between 2007 and 2010. During this three-year period, SMS increased its revenue by 947% and number of employees by 86 totaling 114.

“We are thrilled to be included in the Inc. 500 listing for another year, further demonstrating our sustainability in the IT systems and services industry,” said Al Nardslico, president and co-founder of SMS. “In the past year, we exceeded our growth goals and plan for an even more successful 2012. We are dedicated to ensuring our services are nothing but the very best so that customers prosper in the current—challenging yet optimistic—state of marketplace.”

This is the third consecutive year that SMS has been named in the Inc. 500/5000 ranking. In order to qualify for the Inc. 500 for 2011, applicants must have achieved a minimum of $100,000 in 2007 and a minimum of $2 million in 2010.

For 30 years, Inc. 500 companies have been creating new jobs paving the way for a better future, with this year proving to continue on the same path. Of the 500 companies on the list, 488 created new jobs during this time, exceeding 35,000 new positions as a whole.

A complete ranking of the Inc. 500|5000 list can be found at Here lists can be sorted by industry type or region in addition to complete company profiles for the honorees.

About SMS

Systems Made Simple (SMS) is a service-disabled, veteran-owned business that delivers leading IT solutions to Fortune 500 customers and federal agencies, including the Department of Veterans Affairs, Environmental Protection Agency and General Services Administration. For more than 20 years, SMS has provided program management, integration services, data management, and systems and software engineering that address unique business and operational challenges. Each healthcare IT tool developed by SMS is customized to improve day-to-day business transactions, maximize efficiencies, eliminate risks and reduce costs. To learn more, visit


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