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MicroTech is a Minority-Owned and Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) that is afforded special status based on established Federal Government programs. MicroTech has also obtained Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned and Minority-Owned status with the State of Virginia and Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned status with the states of New York, and Ohio. We interviewed Anthony “Tony” R. Jimenez, the CEO of MicroTech, to learn more about the company. Here are few excerpts from the interview:
Q. How did MicroTech get started? How has it transformed over the years, and how has the company thrived?
Founded in 2004, MicroTech grew from a kitchen table startup into a profitable and highly respected company with skilled professionals in more than 40 states supporting more than 100 prime contracts throughout the Federal Government and providing Managed Services, Information Technology, Network, Cybersecurity, and Telecom support to numerous Fortune 500 companies around the globe.
As a systems and technology integrator with more than 17 years in the Government space, MicroTech has served as a Prime Contractor of more than 2,000 Federal contracts. MicroTech holds more than 30 Government wide Acquisition Contracts (GWACs) and Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity Contracts (IDIQs). The company has a proven track record of delivering the right solution to clients, including the Department of Defense (DOD), Department of Veteran Affairs (VA), Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Department of Justice (DOJ), Social Security Administration (SSA), General Service Administration (GSA), Department of Transportation (DOT) and other key Government Agencies and Fortune 500 Enterprises.
Since its launch in 2004, MicroTech has consistently been recognized as a strong business leader, trailblazing technology provider, and diversity-championing growing business. From customer acknowledgment of a job well done through letters of appreciation (and contract extensions) to regional awards from local business groups, diversity honors from minority advocates, and national recognition of the organization’s rapid growth, MicroTech consistently offers the creativity and innovation of an emerging tech company, while providing the service delivery and quality standards of a highly-competitive established business.
Q. How does MicroTech help the Federal Government by producing consistent, high-quality results? Why is MicroTech the Small Business Choice?
MicroTech’s ability to win is unparalleled, having won some of the biggest and most sought-after IT, network, telecommunications, technology, and managed services contracts in the Federal Government, including the $50B 15-year GSA Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions (EIS) contract, the VA Microsoft Support Contract, the Social Security Support Services Contract, and the Presidential Transition Team (PTT) Contract. Our customers continually realize the business advantages of using MicroTech’s innovative and reliable solutions and processes to get the job done. MicroTech’s long list of repeat customers who rely on our consistent record of performance, delivering solutions on time, within budget, and at the highest quality standards is evidence of our commitment to excellence in service. Our corporate partnerships include many of the largest, top-tier systems integrators, established corporate partnerships, and industry-leading manufacturers. Several national organizations have highlighted MicroTech as one of their best-of-breed companies, including Deloitte, Washington Technology, SmartCEO, Washington Business Journal, CRN, Digital Software Magazine, and Inc. Magazine, not to mention the excellence awards we have received from DOD, VA, GSA, USDA, SBA, FCC, DOT, and SSA.
Q. What products and services does MicroTech offer?
MicroTech is a Prime Contractor on over 30 GWACs and IDIQs, providing Information Technology products, services, and solutions directly to Federal agencies and authorized support service contractors. MicroTech’s industry knowledge and in-depth understanding of government policies, processes, and requirements help provide the right IT buying opportunities to customers and partners that do business in the public sector.
MicroTech offers more than 2 million products and solutions on our Small Business/Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business designated GSA Multiple Award Schedule Contract. We have developed partnerships with more than 100 of the top Software Companies and Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEMs), including Adobe, Cisco, Dell, HP, IBM, Microsoft, Motorola, Oracle, Ricoh, Splunk, and SAP, just to name a few. Also, with our proven past performance, prime contract vehicles, Government and industry certifications, MicroTech is the ideal partner to team with or to lead any projects you may have.
Q. How has MicroTech stayed at the forefront of technology?
MicroTech is an experienced technology and systems integrator that sets the standard for customer service and satisfaction. We understand government business like no other and have repeatedly been recognized for trailblazing innovation and adding extra value to technology services. Our mission is to design, develop, deliver and implement innovative and emerging technology solutions, including infrastructure services, systems integration, unified communications, cloud and cybersecurity offerings, maximizing customer success.
MicroTech offers technology integration, telecom, and cloud computing, product solutions, and managed services to commercial enterprises and the public sector — managing over half a million tech users daily. We continue to expand our cloud solutions by introducing the MicroKloud®, which is the cornerstone to our many initiatives to simplify customer’s transition to the cloud. We were recognized as a Computerworld Honors Laureate for using innovative Information Technology to promote positive social, economic, and educational change. For the fourth consecutive year, we were ranked recognized among the Top 100 Government Contractors on Washington Technology’s annual list and named Best of Show at the IT Expo 2013 for having the Best Cloud Solution – our MicroKloud®.
Q. What leasing and financial services does MicroTech offer?
With MicroTech’s Leasing and Financing Services (L&FS), customers can continue their leap into the future of innovation with key technology upgrades. MicroTech’s L&FS eases the stress of reduced budgets and allows for flexible spending and customizable payment plans. By utilizing our leasing and financing models, agencies can alleviate capital constraints. With flexible base plus option year payment models, our customers can utilize their operating budget funds instead of the usual first-to-slash capital budgets. MicroTech’s payment plans can include technology refreshes, additional or upgraded equipment, and services needed throughout the contract’s entire life, thus eliminating peak and valley spending!
MicroTech’s L&FS creates sophisticated and thoughtful leasing/financing options which will allow our customers to achieve accelerated ROI, preserve valuable capital, yield tax benefits, maximize cash flow, and hedge against technology obsolescence. Our payment plans may be used to refresh technology, buy additional equipment, and obtain additional services needed throughout the entire life of the contract. Lease and financing options are fully customizable and tailored to meet any business need and financial goal. Whether clients want to take advantage of managed services or utilize Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), software as a Service (SaaS), Anything as a Service (XaaS), or are looking for a flexible payment plan for their technology needs, MicroTech’s L&FS offers flexible payments over time through a Base Plus Option Year Strategy.
About the CEO
Anthony “Tony” R. Jimenez is the award-winning Founder, Chairman, and Chief Executive Officer of MicroTech, one of the largest and most respected Hispanic-owned IT Integrators in the nation. Tony is a Retired Army Officer and a Service-Disabled Veteran with more than 24 years of Active Military Service and has served as an Appointee in both the Bush and Obama administrations.
In 2014, 2015, and 2018 Jimenez sold several large business units, and since then, MicroTech has been recertified as a Small Business (SB) by the SBA as well as recertified and verified as a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) by the US Department of Veteran Affairs.