Rockville, MD – June 8, 2011–To aid the Federal Government in expanding its base of qualified small businesses, EMW, of Herndon, VA, and Turning Point Global Solutions, of Rockville, MD today jointly announced that they have entered into a Mentor-Protégé relationship. The SBA's Mentor-Protégé program is designed to enhance the capability of 8(a) participants to compete more successfully for federal government contracts.

“This Mentor-Protégé relationship will enable the Government to access the complimentary capabilities of our combined companies,” said Bangalore Shivacharan CEO of TurningPoint. “The synergy of our combined experience will result in enhanced service offerings and a greater ability to support the critical mission accomplishment of our Federal clientele.”


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TurningPoint Global Solutions, the ‘Protégé’ is an 8(a) Small Business who specializes in telecommunications back office system development, infrastructure management support, software development and telecommunications and equipment network transition management.

EMW, the ‘Mentor’, has a successful history of delivering complimentary capabilities, including information and communication technology services and network planning, engineering, and implementation. Their wealth of experience, including vast international presence in support of DOD and NATO initiatives will impart value to TurningPoint through lessons learned, and practical experience gained through sixteen years of successful growth, and graduation from the 8(a) Program.

“This alliance brings together a best-in-class team of experienced professionals who can deliver the full spectrum of international network and telecommunications services,” said EMW president Tony Bui, “including systems engineering and integration, implementation and transition services, architecture and telecommunications standards development, network and information security, technology transition management, and full telecommunication lifecycle support.”

About Turning Point Global Solutions

Headquartered in Rockville, MD, TurningPoint is a CMMI Maturity Level 3, independently appraised software engineering professional services firm that serves a diversified group of commercial and government customers, enabling them to generate value from their IT investments. TurningPoint achieves these results through the successful planning, development, integration, and maintenance of IT solutions, and by driving operational efficiencies into infrastructure operations. TurningPoint's focus is on providing high availability business applications that improve bottom-line results by streamlining high-transaction-volume, mission-critical business processes. For more information, visit


EMW was founded in 1995 by engineers and managers who formerly held senior positions in well known telecommunications and information technology companies to pursue their vision for this new company. EMW’s core business is providing information and communication technology services in the areas of planning, engineering and implementation; project and program management; systems integration; operations and maintenance; and training. Their competencies include Voice, data, and video convergence solutions; Network security solutions and services; Transmission media design, planning, deployment, and maintenance; Operations and maintenance support services and solutions for WAN/LAN, desktop, file/server environments; Logistics business processes and asset management products and services; Software development and customization. For more information, visit