Towerstrides Inc., a Niche Federal Contractor, Received its 8(a) Certification from US Small Business Administration

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The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced that Towerstrides, a growing leader in public sector market for Enterprise solutions and consulting services in Information Technology, has been certified as a participant in its 8(a) Business Development program for a nine-year period.

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One of our strengths has always been in the public sector space

Towerstrides. Inc., a leading provider of IT products and services to business and government, has been chosen to participate in the SBA's 8 (a) Small Business Development Program. By meeting the qualifications of the SBA 8a program, Towerstrides is qualified to receive business development support which allows eligibility to bid on 8a set aside contracts throughout the nine-year program term.

"One of our strengths has always been in the public sector space," said Vijay Raghavan, President and CEO of Towerstrides. "This program gives us the opportunity to tap into a sixty plus billion dollar Federal Government market through the SBA and GSA. Twenty-three percent of the government's budget is set aside for small businesses through the SDB Certification Program. We could not say no to the government. This is a great opportunity for us and we are honored."

Towerstrides plans to work closely with the SBA, DC office firmly establishing itself in the federal market and continuing to develop excellent long-term business relationships by helping its customers offer accessible solutions.The 8(a) Program is designed to assist socially and economically disadvantaged entrepreneurs gain access to the economic mainstream of American society. SBA has helped thousands of aspiring entrepreneurs over the years to gain a foothold in government contracting. Successful applicants must meet size standards for small business concerns; be in business for at least two years; display reasonable success potential; and display good character.

"One of Towerstrides business growth objectives has been to obtain 8a certification along with the GSA-IT Schedule 70 and GSA-MOBIS. This certification is the capstone of our effort to make Towerstrides an attractive service provider to senior government IT managers," says Sanad Valiaparambil, Senior Vice President and Partner at Towerstrides. "We have an outstanding track record of providing excellent service to our private-sector clients, and we look forward to bringing successful solutions to the government."

For further information regarding the certification or SBA 8(a) program, or for questions about Towerstrides services, please contact Prem Kumar, Director Sales and Operations at 703 953-1531 or send an email to info (at) towerstrides (dot) com.

About Towerstrides, Inc.:
Headquartered in Chantilly, VA, Towerstrides, Inc., is an information technology and services company specializing in serving mid-market corporate and public sector clients.

With years of experience in providing vital information technology solutions and services to our clients nationally, Towerstrides has grown its business based on a strong commitment of customer service, flexibility, and integrity.

For additional information, visit http://www.towerstrides.com.

Towerstrides press contacts:
Prem Kumar
Director - Sales and Operations
Towerstrides, Inc.
(703) 953-1531

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