SHI International Corp

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SHI International Corp.
Industry B2B, IT Products and Services, IT Solutions, Commercial & Public Sector
Founded November 1989
Founder Thai Lee and Koguan Leo
Headquarters Somerset, NJ
Area served
Revenue $8.5 billion+
Owner Thai Lee, Owner and CEO
Number of employees
3,700 employees

SHI International Corp. (commonly referred to as SHI), formerly known as Software House International,[1] is a privately owned provider of technology products and services, headquartered in Somerset, NJ. SHI has Academic, Corporate, Enterprise, and Public Sector customers.[2]

SHI is a North America top 15 largest provider of IT Solutions,[3] with 3,700 employees across 30+ offices[4] in the United States,[5] Canada,[6] France,[7] Hong Kong,[8] Singapore, and the United Kingdom.[9] SHI has amassed 17,500 customers, including the likes of Boeing, Johnson & Johnson and AT&T.[10]

SHI is owned by president and CEO Thai Lee[11], ranked #1477 on Forbes’ 2018 list of billionaires, and is the largest Minority and Woman Owned Business Enterprise (MWBE) in the U.S.[12]

SHI operates a 305,000-square-foot Integration Center in Piscataway, N.J.[13]

In 2016, SHI acquired Eastridge,[14] a Microsoft services provider.

In Q1 of 2017, SHI launched AWS Support Services for public cloud and forecasts, managing over $1 billion in customers’ Microsoft cloud assets in 2017.[15]

In 2017, SHI acquired eTelligent Solutions, Inc. (ESI)[16], maker of the cloud-based Technology Asset Management (TAM) platform.

In 2018, CRN ranked SHI #8 on the Solution Provider 500 list.[17]

In 2018, SHI received the Intel Technology PC Client Solution Partner of the Year award for its Zero Touch offering.

In 2018, Sonde Health Inc., an affiliate of PureTech Health (PureTech Health plc, PRTC.L) appointed SHI's president and CEO Thai Lee to its board of directors.


SHI was founded in November 1989 by Thai Lee[11] and Koguan Leo (co-founder and Chairman of the Board).[18]


Public Contracts Since 2015

In October 2017, SHI achieved Managed Service Provider Partner status from Amazon Web Services.[19]

In April 2017, SHI was awarded a NASPO ValuePoint—Cloud Solutions master agreement, which allows the company to offer Software as a Service (SaaS), Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), and value-added services to state and local public sector organizations across potentially every state in the U.S.[20]

In February 2017, SHI was named to a $13.7 million contract option to support the Defense Logistics Agency’s Microsoft software.[21]

In 2015, SHI was named to two NASA Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement (SEWP) V federal buying contracts for groups A and D.[22]


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  2. ^ "SHI Posts $7.56 Billion in Revenue for 2016". Retrieved 2017-03-07. 
  3. ^ "SHI Posts $7.56 Billion in Revenue for 2016". Retrieved 2017-03-07. 
  4. ^ "About Us | IT Products and Solutions Provider |". Retrieved 2017-03-07. 
  5. ^ "About Us | Locations |". Retrieved 2017-03-07. 
  6. ^ "SHI – Computer Software, Hardware and IT Solutions | Home |". Retrieved 2017-03-07. 
  7. ^ "SHI - Logiciels informatiques, Matériel et Solutions IT | Accueil |". (in French). Retrieved 2017-03-07. 
  8. ^ "About Us | Locations |". Retrieved 2017-03-07. 
  9. ^ "SHI – Computer Software, Hardware and IT Solutions | Home |". Retrieved 2017-03-07. 
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  11. ^ a b Ewalt, David M. "The Modest Tycoon Behind America's Biggest Woman-Owned Business". Forbes. Retrieved 2017-03-07. 
  12. ^ "SHI International Receives Certification by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council". Retrieved 2017-03-07. 
  13. ^ "Integration Center | Custom Device Configuration |". Retrieved 2017-03-07. 
  14. ^ "Solace IT Systems Managed Services, Outsourced IT, Backup, Disaster Recovery". Retrieved 2017-03-07. 
  15. ^ "SHI Posts Another Record Q1, Launches Support Services Program for Public Cloud". Retrieved 2017-06-06. 
  16. ^ "SHI Acquires eTelligent Solutions to Expand and Enhance Technology Asset Management". Retrieved 2018-04-03. 
  17. ^ Staff, CRN. "CRN - 2018 Solution Provider 500". CRN. Retrieved 2018-09-03. 
  18. ^ "About Us | Executive Leadership |". Retrieved 2017-03-07. 
  19. ^ "SHI Achieves Managed Service Provider Partner Status from Amazon Web Services". Retrieved 2017-10-31. 
  20. ^ "SHI International Awarded Multi-State NASPO ValuePoint Cloud Solutions Contract". Retrieved 2017-04-11. 
  21. ^ "SHI International to provide Microsoft software assurance under $13.7M option -- Washington Technology". Washington Technology. Retrieved 2017-03-07. 
  22. ^ "SHI Awarded 2 NASA SEWP V Contracts". Retrieved 2017-03-07.