Strategic Maintenance Solutions: One of Seven Businesses in North America to
Hold Prestigious AAA-Accreditation in IBM Tivoli Maximo Asset Management
Gorham, ME, May 23, 2013 --(PR.com)-- Strategic Maintenance Solutions (SMS), a global leader in the
implementation, enhancement and validation of Enterprise Asset Management, Enterprise Resource
Management and Calibrated Asset Management systems, recently received high honors from the
multinational technology and consulting corporation, IBM.
SMS was accredited as an AAA-Level Accredited Partner in IBM Tivoli Maximo Asset Management on
May 6, 2013 and is now among seven distinguished AAA-Level Accredited IBM Partners in North
America in Maximo Asset Management. Jason Oney, President of SMS stated, “We are honored to hold
this certificate and have a continued partnership with IBM at a premier level. My employees have always
shown great expertise on every project we handle and now hold an IBM AAA-Level accreditation to
enhance their hard work.”
An IBM AAA-Level Accredited Partnership requires several individual IBM certifications. SMS
currently has eight employees certified in the computerized maintenance management system, Maximo;
these certifications require years of preparation and multiple certification exams to ensure expertise
within the Maximo product and solution area. A key player in boosting SMS to AAA-Level Accreditation
was SMS employee, Scott Begin, Chief Technical Consultant. Begin has been with Strategic Maintenance
Solutions for over 10 years holding three IBM certifications, giving SMS a competitive edge in Enterprise
Resource Planning and Enterprise Asset Management solutions. Begin's most prestigious certification,
IBM Certified Advanced Deployment Professional, served as the final push for AAA accreditation. SMS
was also required to provide two deployment evaluations summarizing Maximo implementation projects
completed by the company. Jennifer Hunter, Director of Quality & Compliance and Jason Endsley,
Project Manager, submitted evaluation forms reflecting SMS' best-in-breed project management practices
and Maximo implementation expertise that focuses on client satisfaction in achieving maintenance and
The AAA-Accreditation sets SMS apart from other consultants in the industry by proving their expertise
and achievements while holding greater knowledge of the IBM/Tivoli Product. SMS continues to grow as
an IBM Premier Partner and provide exceptional Enterprise Resource Planning and Enterprise Asset
Management systems consulting to clients around the world.
About Strategic Maintenance Solutions
Since 1999, Strategic Maintenance Solutions, a Maine based company, has focused on an Engineering,
Operations, and Maintenance approach to the implementation and improvement of Enterprise Resource
Planning and Enterprise Asset Management systems.
SMS President, Jason Oney, and Vice President, Daniel Hobart, both graduates of Maine Maritime
Academy in Castine, Maine, have provided clients with effective solutions employing more than 100
employees focused on client satisfaction.
SMS' clients choose SMS for new implementations, upgrades, enhancements and system validation.
Strategic Maintenance Solutions is an industry leader and a long-time trusted advisor to many Fortune
1000 companies around the world.
Learn more about SMS at www.sms-inc.net.
Learn more about IBM at www.ibm.com
Strategic Maintenance Solutions
Cara M. Ragucci
Contact via Email
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