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Knowledge Information Solutions, Inc has been providing IT product and services to federal, public sector, and commercial clients on a local, regional, and national basis since 1983. Discover what over 58,000 satisfied clients already have. You can trust the experienced staff at KIS to provide timely, accurate, and cost-saving advice on all of your IT requirements.


Our Story

Information Technology Resource Professionals

Since 1983, Knowledge Information Solutions, Inc. has been serving the federal government, state, local and education, and commercial business partners, providing the full range of technology products service and support.

Knowledge Information Solutions, Inc. is a leading technology industry member recognized by Ingram Micro Public Sector Elite and Venture Tech Partner, CRN Best of Breed, VAR 500, Hispanic Business 100, and the Inc. 5000. KKnowledge Information Solutions, Inc. maintains a unique niche as a VAR supplier for well-known brands such as Dell Premiere, with Dell Letter of Supply one of only 22 in the US, HP Gold, Microsoft Gold, Juniper Elite, Aruba, Apple Tier 1 Federal Partner, Citrix Silver and IBM, is recognized for our unique ability to source legacy systems and niche products and for lesser-known brands such as Cornet, Informix, NCS and a host of other niche products. Knowledge Information Solutions, Inc. manufactures a Forensic Acquisition Computer Terminal, Gen4 (FACT, G4) capable of multiple simultaneous forensic operations engineered to support the latest and fastest forensic capability in the market. KIS also manufactures high end computing platforms for scientific, engineering, simulation, video/photo editing and maritime controls.

We provide complete business solutions, in the cloud or on premises, for Managed IT and Print Services, depot level computer/laptop/printer repair, forensic level data recovery and data destruction and virus removal, computer and recycling services. Our managed support services include live technical helpdesk support, proactive monitoring, computer and server support, third-party application support and asset management.

Knowledge Information Solutions, Inc. partners with and supports many types of government organizations and businesses. Our dedicated professional staff takes great pride in helping our clients be successful. Their success is our success, and as they grow, we grow. Knowledge Information Solutions, Inc. wants to be the solution to all your technology needs, with the right products at the right time and on budget.

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Mission Statement

Our mission is to provide world class customer satisfaction in the Information Technology (IT) and Professional Services marketplace, while maintaining commitment to the highest standards of ethical behavior and professional integrity. We accomplish this by combining quality products and proven technologies, with certified IT professionals dedicated to providing unsurpassed service and support for our customers and partners.

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Industry Partners

Trust X Alliance

In our over 30 years of business we have pursued and developed partnerships with the very best in tier one and niche vendors. We leverage these partnerships to bring you, the client, the most reliable and cost effective IT products and services. These partnerships cover hardware and software vendors, local, regional and national service providers, tier one data centers, and distribution partners offering a wide range of value added logistical services.

We are a partner with Ingram Micro in the Government and Education Network and Venture Tech Network, Tech Data TechEdge and Tech Select, Synnex GovEd and Varnex and with CDW-G as a minority small business partner. In our government IT Product business, Knowledge Information Solutions, Inc. is aligned with SAIC, Northrop Grumman IT, CACI and other large Prime contractors. These business relationships provide Knowledge Information Solutions, Inc. with the ability to reach any scale in delivering information technology products and services to our government customers.

Along with our large business partners, we have a talented consortium of strategic, leading-edge small businesses, small disadvantaged businesses, veteran owned businesses and women owned business partnerships. When viewed from a customers perspective, this consortium provides a large company capability, offering complete solutions for any IT architecture or infrastructure related situation. The Knowledge Information Solutions, Inc. partner network has the capability to present complete solutions to customer requirements.

Allied with our commercial partnerships, KIS provides service to government organizations as: A Certified JWOD Partner, and through our partnership with regional affiliates of the National Industries for the Blind (Lighthouse for the Blind, Lions Club International, Virginia Industries of the Blind and others) and its Javits, Wagner, O’Day (JWOD) Program, provides market leading and exclusive computer products to Base Supply Stores on military installations across the United States.

In 2003, Knowledge Information Solutions, Inc. was selected one of only twelve national small disadvantaged businesses to participate in CDW-G Small Business Consortium.

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Awards & Achievements

Best of Breed 2011    CRN Solution Provider 500, formerly VAR 500    SBIEC 2013    Hispanic Business Top 500    Top 100 Minority and Women Entrepreneurs    Vets First

Software & Technology Innovation Awards 2016 Recipient by Corporate Vision Magazine NEW!

2016 "Top Business" by DiversityBusiness.com (June) NEW!

#450 2016 CRN Solution Provider 500 (SP500) NEW!

2016 "Top Business" by DiversityBusiness.com (March)

#469 CRN 2015 Solution Provider 500 List (SP500, formerly VAR500)

2015 "Top Business" by DiversityBusiness.com

Top 500 Hispanic American owned businesses in the U.S. for 2014

Top 500 Diversity owned businesses in the U.S. for 2014

Top 100 Diversity owned businesses in Virginia for 2014

2013 Virginia Excellence Award by SBIEC

Virginia Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) S-5256

#223 CRN 2012 Solution Provider 500 List

2011 CRN Best of Breed Club

VTN Chapter of the Year 2011

Hispanic Business in its selection of 100 Fastest Growing Companies

Recognized by Inc. Magazine as one of the “Inc. 500 | 5000″

Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce “Rising 25″ Small Business of the Year Award 1999

Nominated for Small Business Leadership Award of the Year, Hampton Roads Information Technology Counsel 2003 and 2004 (one of three nominated)

CDW-G Small Business Partner 2003

SAIC Small Business of the Year 2004

Ernst & Young National Small Business of the Year Finalist 2004

2006 Hispanic Business 100 Fastest Growing Companies Ranked #81

2006 Hampton Roads Technology Council KPMG LLP High Tech Entrepreneur Award 2006

Government VAR Magazine Business 500 Snapshot 2005 and 2006: Recognized KIS in two categories for IT Sales Achievement

Government VAR Magazine 100: 2005 The Cream of the Crop

Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) Small Business of the Year Award 2004

Finalist, Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award 2004

VARBusiness 500 Snapshot – KIS named to VAR Business 500 list of top IT contractors

GovernmentVAR 100: The Cream of the Crop – KIS named to VAR Business 100 list of top IT contractors

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Our Team

Executive Leadership

Augustine G. Riolo
President
augustine.riolo@kisinc.net

David Testa
Vice President, Sales and Products
david.testa@kisinc.net


Support Staff

Angela Riolo
Purchasing
angela.riolo@kisinc.net

Darlene Spigner
Accounts Receivable Manager
darlene.spigner@kisinc.net

Denise Squires
Account Advisor
denise.squires@kisinc.net

Dennis Hint
Logistics Manager
dennis.hint@kisinc.net

Edna Bagtas
Accounts Payable
edna.bagtas@kisinc.net

Elizabeth Foster
Account Advisor
elizabeth.foster@kisinc.net

Jonathan Joaquin
Account Advisor
jonathan.joaquin@kisinc.net

Keith Williams
Account Advisor
keith.williams@kisinc.net

Kevin Humes
Network Engineer
kevin.humes@kisinc.net

Martin Leon
Account Advisor
martin.leon@kisinc.net

Melissa Keys
Account Advisor
melissa.keys@kisinc.net

R.J. Stinnette
Technical Services
rj.stinnette@kisinc.net

Rich Reif
Account Advisor
rich.reif@kisinc.net

Shad Chase
Network Engineer
shad.chase@kisinc.net

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Careers

Looking for a career in the field of technology to help provide products, services, and solutions? Knowledge Information Solutions, Inc. might be the place for you.

Send your resume to Darlene Spigner at:
darlene.spigner@kisinc.net

Equal Employment Opportunity: Applications will be considered without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, gender identity and/or expression, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status or other factors not related to specific position qualifications.

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Our Partners

Amazon Web Services

Apple Inc. Authorized Reseller

Aruba Networks

Dell Partner Direct - Preferred

HP Elite Partner - Public Sector

HP Qualified Supplies Partner 2015

Juniper Networks Elite Partner

Microsoft Partner Network

Mitel

SMART Technologies

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