About FMS

Since we started in 1986, FMS has assisted countless individuals and organizations make better data driven decisions. As database experts, we help our clients improve accuracy, efficiency, and costs. We give managers better control of their processes, provide data to key decision makers, and help developers add features and gain insight into their applications. Collecting, analyzing, and presenting data in ways that empower individuals is what we’re all about.

After all, ignorance is not bliss; ignorance leads to bad decisions, which eventually generates fear. We can help you achieve your mission more effectively and efficiently. Let us maximize the value of the data you have today, then justify getting the data you wish you had.

Our History

Founded in 1986, FMS is a privately held software firm located in Tysons Corner, Virginia (map). FMS is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner and a member of the SD Times 100 (the top 100 most innovative software firms). Learn more about our history with this video of FMS President Luke Chung at the Microsoft TechEd conference.

Commercial Software Products

FMS is the world’s leading developer of products for Microsoft Access, with additional products for the SQL Server, Visual Studio .NET, and Visual Basic communities. With tens of thousands of customers in over 100 countries, FMS customers include a variety of organizations from small to large including 90 of the Fortune 100 and every US federal government department. Our experience and processes for developing commercial off-the-shelf software deployed worldwide is applied throughout all our development efforts.

Committed to innovation and quality, all FMS award winning products are developed by our in-house team of experts including several Microsoft MVPs, published authors, and frequent speakers at user groups and conferences around the world.

Database Software Development ServicesProfessional Solutions Group

In addition to our popular products, FMS also offers custom software development services. It takes a great deal of expertise to create products that run on so many machines around the world. Leverage our development experience to enhance your existing applications or create new solutions to take your organization to the next level. Discover why so many organizations choose FMS as their go-to partner and preferred vendor for Microsoft solutions.

Data visualization and link analysis softwareAdvanced Systems Group

The FMS Advanced Systems Group (ASG) is a dedicated team within FMS focused on delivering practical solutions to the complex data problems facing the intelligence community. This division is chartered to design, develop, and deploy the next generation of analytical software. Working closely with our systems integrators and intelligence community partners, ASG has successfully brought several new concepts to reality such as our Sentinel Visualizer link analysis product.

Recent News

Visit our recent and past news items, visit our news announcements page.