First Cash Financial Services Selects AT&T for International
- First Cash Financial Services needed a service provider that offered not
only a secure, reliable network solution, but also a global footprint,"
said Doug Orr, executive vice president and chief financial officer, First Cash
Financial Services. "AT&T brought its expertise to the table, along
with a flexible solution that could cater directly to our needs as they change
with customer demand."
AT&T Announces New Contract with Andover Public Schools; Increased
Bandwidth Enhances Connectivity for Kansas School District
- "We are confident that the solution provided by AT&T will
streamline communications and network management while also supporting
educational applications, such as online student testing," said Mark Evans,
superintendent of schools for Andover Public Schools.
AT&T Consolidates Services for NYK Logistics; NYK's Supply Chain-Management
Business Benefits Globally From AT&T's Communications Services
- "NYK needed global connectivity that requires a secure IP-based
solution," said Darla Long, Data Center manager for NYK Logistics.
"AT&T was able to extend our global networking capabilities to deliver
the services and solutions that we need at a multinational level. With
AT&T, we can deploy in-country IP services to support operations everywhere
that we run our business."
EMCON Technologies Signs Multimillion Dollar Contract with AT&T for Global
Voice and Data Services; AT&T's Managed Services to Connect Emission
Technology Company's Global Operations
- "AT&T provides the complete suite of communications products needed
to support our global enterprise environment," said Gene Horlander, Senior
Director, Enterprise Technology Information & Operations, EMCON
Technologies. "Being able to collaborate from anywhere gives us the ability
to quickly respond to business requirements and provides the competitive edge
needed in a demanding market."
Nazdar Selects AT&T for New Network Services
- "The AT&T VPN will allow us to monitor the speed used by each
location so that we can make bandwidth adjustments accordingly," said Chris
Davis, vice president and chief information officer at Nazdar. "The network
solution provided by AT&T further enables us to focus on our business and
prepare for future growth in our networking needs."
ICI Selects AT&T for Enhanced Managed Security Services
- "ICI is taking a proactive approach to increase levels of network
security across the organization globally. Once this initial phase of
deployment is complete, we will be looking to extend the protection to laptop
users working directly on the Internet," said Paul Simmonds, ICI global
information security director.
AT&T OPT-E-MAN Solution Makes the Grade for Cook County School District
130; Online Demands of Larger Classrooms Met and Managed Through Reliable
Optical Network Service
- "Today's student deserves to be fully prepared for a successful future,
which will undoubtedly include advanced technology tools and applications,"
said John Williamsen, technology director, Cook County District 130. "With
AT&T's optical network, our schools will operate on an advanced system that
enables reliable, secure and quick connectivity among locations."
Local Joliet Physician Group Selects AT&T for Managed Online Data
Solutions; AT&T Managed Internet Service Provides Reliable, Quick
Patient-Information Retrieval From Multiple Medical Offices Throughout Suburban
- "In today's age of early detection and medical collaboration, the
ability to quickly and easily share medical information among doctors is
critical," said P.J. Sidhu, administrator, JOHA. "Our patients deserve
quality, reliable service, and with AT&T, we continue to deliver just that
— timely, informed diagnoses that comes from real-time collaboration."
Omron Selects AT&T to Provide LAN Management in Europe; Extended
Partnership Sees AT&T Manage Omron's LAN Environment in 17
- "AT&T was the only provider that could demonstrate a workable model
on a global level. This, coupled with the fact that AT&T already has a
broad view of our business, made AT&T our partner of choice for a fully
managed solution of our LAN environment, " said Roel Spijker, architect, IT
Infrastructure Solutions at Omron Europe.
AT&T Services Provide Enhanced Communications Capabilities for Rack Room
- "Our existing legacy system was outdated; we needed to make a decision
on a new solution to streamline our business and allow for seamless
collaboration and unified communications," said Pappu Singh, manager of
eCommerce and Network Services, Rack Room Shoes. "AT&T was able to
provide the best engineering resources in the industry - with local technicians
to help us implement our system here in Charlotte - and really developed a
long-term solution for us."
AT&T Will Provide Network Services to Establish a Corporate wide
Communications Platform and Enhanced Security for Leading Home-Furnishing
- "We needed to consolidate the communications providers and technologies
of Furniture Brands' divisions to establish corporate wide communications and
management of our network services," said Bob Hardester, chief information
officer, Furniture Brands International. "With this new solution, we now
have the tools to operate communications for all of our divisions, with one
technology managed by AT&T."
AT&T Network Services to Help Ducks Unlimited Spread the Word about
Wetlands Preservation; Ducks Unlimited to Leverage AT&T MPLS-based VPN
Solution to Efficiently and Effectively Manage Information
- "We are in the business of convincing people of the value of North
America's wetlands, and we use our network services to help communicate with
people," said Andy Pulliam, director, Information Technology, Ducks
Unlimited. "This new MPLS solution will provide Class of Service (CoS) for
our voice and data communications over our network services so that we can
deliver our message to the public loud and clear."
AT&T Announces Three-Year Contract with Energy Alloys
- "With multiple domestic locations and the need to support our recently
expanded global sites, we needed a provider capable of connecting all of our
sites on one network to ensure secure and reliable data communications,"
said Jonathan Whitehouse, global systems architect, Energy Alloys. "We are
confident that the solution provided by AT&T will sustain our current
network needs as well as provide the flexibility needed to deploy future
applications, such as VoIP, as we continue to grow our business."
AT&T to Enhance Wireless Solution for US Airways; $6 Million Contract
Strengthens Wireless Services and Provides Real-Time Tracking for Cargo at 85
- "In a move to optimize and improve our tracking of cargo shipments, we
sought a reliable and consistent solution," said Joe Beery, US Airways'
senior vice president and chief information officer. "AT&T brings the
benefit of wireless advantages to the solution and enhances our agility and
high-quality standards to our customer service philosophy."
AT&T Signs New Contract with MetroHealth System; Northeastern Ohio Health
Care Provider Turns to AT&T and Aruba Networks for a Secure Wireless
- "We wanted a wireless communications solution that uses advanced
technologies to give our entire hospital staff immediate access to critical
patient information and hospital inventory records," said Alan Greenslade,
director of Information Services, Infrastructure, for MetroHealth System.
"By turning to AT&T and Aruba Networks for our wireless network, we can
be confident in the reliability of the communications services on which we
depend to deliver superior patient care."
Howell Allen Clinic Selects AT&T for New Network Services
- "The reliability provided by the AT&T solution was essential for us
as a health care provider," said Jeff Runion, chief information officer
with Howell Allen Clinic. "Our patients and our service partners depend on
on-time information and data. AT&T's advanced data support system will give
us the best communications tools to provide exemplary care to our
Formica Corporation Selects AT&T's Managed Integrated Voice and Data
Solutions for Its American and Canadian Locations; International Surfacing
Company Enhances Efficiency and Reliability With Single Network Services
- "Throughout the past year, AT&T has shown its superiority in
connectivity and network reliability," said Bipin PN, director of Technical
Services, Formica Corporation. "Selecting AT&T's managed network
solutions and advanced platform technology for our North American and European
operations provides us increased efficiency with the ease of use from a single
AT&T Announces New Contract with The American Legion National Headquarters;
AT&T Solution to Provide New Network Services for Global Service
- "We were in search of a new provider capable of upgrading our existing
services and supporting the most vital aspects of our business - communications
between our staff members located at various facilities and with our membership
and volunteer leadership throughout the country," said Brad Pryor, IT
director of The American Legion. "The excellent relationship between the
AT&T account team and The American Legion will ensure that the AT&T
network services will provide tremendous cost-efficiencies and peak
AT&T Signs Business Services Contract with York Insurance Services Group;
AT&T Solution Will Enhance Network Management Capabilities for Growing
- "York is a fast-growing company and is adding technology and services
to increase our value to customers," said Nick Sopov, vice president and
chief technology officer at York. "We decided to go back to using AT&T
because the scalable and integrated management solution they provide will
enable York to prosper during growth and will standardize the maintenance of
our constantly expanding network."
AT&T Enhances Connectivity and Reliability for Shelby County on Election
Day; AT&T Establishes Advanced Communications Capabilities for Shelby
County Election Commission for Memphis Mayoral Election
- "We required AT&T's professional services to secure the county's
ability to communicate and effectively run election day with an advanced and
reliable communications system," said James Johnson, Information Systems,
Shelby County Election Commission. "We pride ourselves on running elections
smoothly and securely, and AT&T has helped us improve vital communications
capabilities that contribute to that mission."
AT&T Enables UMB Bank to Deliver on Its VoIP Strategy
- "When UMB Bank set out to migrate to a VoIP system, we needed a
solution that would not only provide a secure network but also a way to do
business more efficiently," said Bill Taylor, vice president of Network
Engineering, UMB Bank. "Considering these needs, AT&T stood out as the
AT&T Announces New Contract with Children's Hospital & Research Center
- "With patients located throughout the Bay Area, we needed a provider
capable of delivering state-of-the-art technology to support our advanced
medical applications and connect our doctors with patients at multiple
locations under one network," said Doug Myers, chief financial officer,
Children's Hospital & Research Center Oakland. "We are confident that
the solution provided by AT&T will help sustain secure and reliable access
for our doctors, nurses and clinicians to access current applications, such as
EMR and PACS, which will help us to better serve our patients."
AT&T'S Hosting Services Will Support New Disaster Recovery System for
Leading Southeast Transport Company AAA Cooper
- "Our DR plan with AT&T allows AAA Cooper to keep servicing our
customers even if the home office goes completely down," said Jeff Liles,
director, Information Services, AAA Cooper. "In our business, customers
require on-time deliveries to keep operations running. The network redundancy
and reliable connectivity that AT&T provides ensure that we can do our job,
which is coordinating ACT trucks to deliver customer products on time, every
AT&T Helps Source Interlink Consolidate Acquired Businesses; AT&T to
Link Network Services for Leading Entertainment Products Distributor
- "With locations ranging from tiny regional offices to major data
centers, we needed a full suite of technologies that would scale in a cost
effective fashion, both in terms of infrastructure and management
services," said Linwood Ferguson, chief information officer, Source
Interlink Companies, Inc. "We found AT&T to provide the deepest range
of offerings to connect these diverse businesses together, especially when it
came to smoothly integrating VPN-based solutions with MPLS. Of equal
importance, AT&T had credible resources in place to provide for a fast,
professionally managed implementation so our internal resources can focus on
business integration instead of the network."
AT&T Helps PSCU Financial Services Link St. Petersburg Headquarters with
Arizona Data Center
- "We needed seamless connectivity between our headquarters and data
center to expand and improve call center operations and better secure our
communications capabilities," said Richard Ledbetter, chief information
officer of PSCU Financial Services. "AT&T set us up with the equipment
and services required to get the job done and guided us through the process so
that we are best able to leverage our business communications to secure and
grow PSCU's business."
AT&T Wins Networking Services Contract with LSI Industries; Leading Image
Solutions Company Taps AT&T for High-Bandwidth Communications
- "LSI has aggressive growth goals that require a network solution that
is flexible and can easily adapt to our changing needs," said Bob Ready,
CEO, LSI Industries. "AT&T has a long-standing relationship with LSI
that brought us the technical capabilities that we were looking for. This is
the kind of technical solution that will continue to distinguish LSI as an
industry-leading innovator that delivers superior value to our
Allianz of America Signs Four-Year Contract with AT&T for Managed Network
- "We are very pleased with the flexibility of AT&T to customize
network solutions to meet the business requirements of AZOA's new
shared-services organization," said Oliver T. Bussmann, AZOA chief
information officer. "This is essential in all of our relationships.
AT&T met the exceptional price/performance ratios that are critical to
success with Allianz."
Forbes.com Extends Web Site Hosting Services with AT&T
- "We are thrilled to expand our business with AT&T," said Mike
Smith, vice president and general manager of Operations at Forbes.com.
"AT&T's online infrastructure has provided Forbes.com visitors around
the world with a fast, reliable experience on our site, even in periods of high
traffic. We recognize the value that AT&T's hosting capabilities bring to
our online business."
AT&T Inks Data Network Contract with Bruce Foods; AT&T Solution to
Provide Efficiency and Business Continuity Plan for Louisiana-Based Food
- "We needed a cost-efficient, unified network platform to help improve
communications between our various manufacturing plants," said Bruce
Parker, chief financial officer for Bruce Foods. "We're confident that the
AT&T VPN solution will allow us to plan business operation continuity in
the face of disaster and provide confidence in our overall network performance.
Young's Market Co. Chooses AT&T for Voice Services Contract
- "As Young's Market's communications needs continue to grow and expand,
AT&T is able to help us meet our changing needs and create new
opportunities," said Jim Johnson, director of Telecommunications at Young's
Market. "We were looking to improve our customer experience, and with
AT&T services, we're now able to fulfill orders more efficiently and
provide better customer service."
Iron Mountain Selects AT&T in Europe
- "AT&T demonstrated that it could meet our immediate business
requirements as well as provide a long-term, cost-effective solution for future
expansion of the company," said Grant Young, vice president, IT of Iron
Mountain Europe. "The VPN service also allows us to develop and introduce
Unified Communications programs to further strengthen our business
Tokyo Electron America Selects AT&T Network Services
- "TEL is focused on delivering superior customer support 24 hours a day,
seven days a week, which requires sophisticated applications and network
services that we can rely on," said Russ Finney, vice president of
Information Systems with Tokyo Electron U.S. Holdings. "AT&T's fully
managed solution will help us continue to improve the customer experience by
enhancing performance of these critical U.S.-based customer support
First State Bank & Trust Selects AT&T for New Network Services;
AT&T Will Serve as Primary Network and Data Services Provider for
- "AT&T's unified network platform will enable us to not only better
protect our customer's assets, it will enhance the customer's online and
in-person banking experiences," said Harry Wheeler, senior vice president
of First State Bank & Trust. "These are benefits that our customers
expect, and the solution provided by AT&T will help us continue to meet and
exceed those expectations."
AT&T to Provide Hosting Services for Zillow.com; AT&T to Expand
Capabilities for Real Estate Web Site
- "As Zillow grows, we must be confident that we have hosting
capabilities in place to provide reliable services to our customers," said
David Beitel, chief technology officer at Zillow. "AT&T brings
demonstrated experience with large, transactional-based, highly scalable
customers; strong security policies; and consultative expertise from a
responsive, proactive team. We're confident in AT&T's ability to meet our
network hosting needs."
AT&T and Cleveland Housing Network Connect Low-Income Residents; 250
Cleveland Families Will Receive Internet and Technology Packages to Provide
Educational, Job and Workforce Opportunities
- "Having online access is a powerful tool to help improve our residents'
economic well-being," said Rob Curry, executive director of the Cleveland
Housing Network. "Through this partnership, residents will have the
opportunity to improve their lives by improving their job skills and helping
their children succeed in school."
Firethorn and CheckFree to Provide Arvest Bank Group Mobile Banking and
Payments; Midwest community bank leader to deliver convenient, flexible and
secure mobile banking and payment options to customers
- "Convenience for our customers is always a top priority as demonstrated
by our 12-hour banking locations and expansive ATM network," said David
DeMarea, Director of Alternative Delivery Systems at Arvest. "This is an
additional channel that will allow our customers to manage their banking
services. We appreciate working with Firethorn and CheckFree to bring this new
access channel to our customers."
U.S. Postal Service Expands Nationwide Wireless Data Solution with AT&T;
BlackBerry 8800 and 8820 Series Handsets Distributed to 5,400 Employees for
Wireless Enterprise Applications
- "Technology initiatives such as this help USPS streamline operations
across the nation," said Bob Otto, who oversaw implementation of the
initiative for USPS as chief technology officer and vice president. "In
addition to immediate voice and data communication improvements, this wireless
solution allows USPS to explore location-based tracking, asset and supply
acquisition, IT support and video training applications — all to be delivered
on the mobile device."
AT&T Virtual Private Network Service Connects Pratt Industries
Manufacturing Sites across the U.S.; VPN Solution Means Higher Bandwidth, Less
Interoffice Paper for Environmentally Conscious Company
- "With our AT&T VPN services established, Pratt's telecommunications
framework will enable growth in capabilities as we continue to increase our use
of virtual and digital technology for managing information systems," said
Brian McPheely, chief operating officer, Pratt Industries USA Inc.
AT&T Wins $13.8 Million Contract to Build Advanced Personnel Forecasting
System for The U.S. Marine Corps; AT&T Solution to Integrate Forecasting
Models, Data and Workflow in a Collaborative System
- "Accurate personnel forecasting is critical to maintaining an optimal
fighting force, and developing advanced modeling subsystems requires deep
software engineering, data management and algorithm expertise," said John
Klebonis, AT&T vice president, Professional Services. "AT&T's
state-of-the-art data-driven, manpower and forecasting system is a solution
designed to drive communication, workflow and collaboration across the Corps.
By empowering the Marine Corps to take action today, the Marine Corps will
ensure they have the right people in the right places well into the
AT&T Wins Network Services Contract with Fairwinds Credit Union; AT&T
Solution to Provide Network Infrastructure for Multiple Financial
- "We needed a cost-efficient, meshed network platform that would be able
to ensure business continuity," said Charlie Lai, chief information officer
for Fairwinds Credit Union. "We're confident that the AT&T VPN will
deliver those benefits while also establishing the peace of mind for our
customers that their critical information is retrievable."
AT&T Completes Multimillion-Dollar Technology Upgrade of U.S. Olympic
Training Centers; Athletes at Three U.S. Olympic Training Centers Benefit From
New Technologies to Support Training; High-Tech Tools Give U.S. Olympic Team
Hopefuls Competitive Edge for 2008 Olympic Games
AT&T Extends Contract with iGate for Advanced Voice and Data
- "A robust network infrastructure is critical for the iTOPS (integrated
technology and operations) and IT services that we deliver in the
marketplace" said M. Chella Namasivayam, vice president of Information
Technology and Administration for iGATE Global Solutions Limited. "Through
the integrated voice and data services backbone of AT&T, we have built a
resilient network that is fine-tuned for optimal operational performance and
uniform service delivery levels."
AT&T Wins Networking Services Contract with Seyfarth Shaw; Leading Law Firm
Selects AT&T for High Speed IP Networking Services
- "Our MPLS-based VPN technology will provide dramatic efficiencies and
deliver a host of new capabilities for Seyfarth Shaw's attorneys and
staff," said Philip Ross, AT&T vice president-Global Business
Services-Central Region. "We're excited to extend and expand our
long-standing relationship with Seyfarth Shaw and bring the company the
benefits of advanced IP networking services."
AT&T Signs New Contract with the State of Missouri; State Government
Increases Operational Efficiencies With Converged Networking Solution
- "Replacing our existing voice and data network with a converged network
solution and applying IP-based applications will allow the state to operate
more efficiently and improve the delivery of government services to the
citizens of Missouri," said Dan Ross, chief information officer for
Missouri. "AT&T provided the best overall network design and presented
the greatest statewide presence. The solution will support several cost-saving
strategies and form the basis of the state's disaster recovery and business
continuity network plan, as well as sustain the future implementation of
applications, such as Voice over IP."
Motivational Systems Inc. Selects AT&T for Voice, Data and
- "As MSI's communications needs continue to grow and expand, we are
pleased to renew and expand our partnership with AT&T to help meet our
changing needs and create new opportunities," said Olivier Cogé, MSI's vice
president of Information Technology. "Flexibility and reliability in our
network services are extremely important, and the new systems will help us
continue to provide the best possible service to our clients."
AT&T Wins Deal to Build Next-Generation Enterprise Network for U.S.
Department of the Treasury; The AT&T-led Team the First to Receive a Major
Award Through the GSA's Networx Universal Program
- "As the primary steward for driving U.S. economic and financial growth,
the Department of the Treasury requires the greatest level of security,
interoperability and reliability for its network operations to execute this
major responsibility," said Don Herring, senior vice president, AT&T
Government Solutions. "AT&T is truly honored to conduct the first
significant transformation under Networx for the Treasury. With our proven
track record of deploying cost-effective and highly secure data networks,
AT&T will help the Treasury maximize the full potential of transformation.
In addition, AT&T will manage TNet for the Treasury and thus enable the
agency to better focus its resources on delivering mission-critical services
and supporting its bureaus."
AT&T Establishes New Network Services for Leading Medical Liability
Insurer; ; AT&T Advances Virtual Private Network Services for ProAssurance
and Handles Hardware Installation at Birmingham Headquarters
- "AT&T gives ProAssurance the network services to enhance the way
that our professionals are able to communicate across the country and further
streamline and improve how we report on the progress of our business," said
Willie Clemons, vice president, Information Systems, ProAssurance.
"AT&T's presence every step along the way, from installation to network
integration to maintenance and management, is something we've come to depend
Old Second Bancorp Selects AT&T for New Network Services; AT&T Solution
Provides Security, Disaster Recovery Plan for Multiple Financial
- "We needed a cost-efficient, converged network platform that would help
improve productivity and allow for business growth," said Dave O'Brien,
executive vice president of Information Systems for Old Second Bancorp.
"We're confident that the AT&T VPN will deliver those benefits while
also providing the reliability, continuity and security features that our
customers have come to expect from Old Second Bancorp."
AT&T Awarded Global IT and Network-Management Contract from Sun
Microsystems; AT&T Also Wins Contract With Sun to Provide Virtual Private
Network Solution to Facilities Worldwide
- "AT&T has the global presence, scale and expertise to meet our
evolving telecommunications needs throughout the world," said Jerry Hunter,
vice president of IT Operations at Sun Microsystems Inc. "Our relationships
with global service providers such as AT&T help ensure that our operations
are managed effectively and efficiently and empower our employees and customers
with seamless access to the information they need."
AT&T Expands Services to American Electric Power with $24.5 Million Network
Services Contract; AT&T's Integrated Solutions Increase Cost-Effectiveness
and Ease of Use for Leading Electric Provider
- "AT&T and AEP's relationship is a natural fit," said Philip
Ross, vice president, AT&T Global Business Services &151; Central
Region. As AEP's local carrier in nine out of 11 states, AT&T is committed
to providing the highest network reliability and service quality. We look
forward to continued synergies from our collaboration, as AT&T develops
more leading-edge solutions for large enterprises such as American Electric
Frederick's of Hollywood Awards AT&T New Network and Voice Contract;
AT&T Services Will Create Custom Solution for the Company's 135
- "The AT&T team presented us with a solid, affordable solution that
will help us streamline our business," said Jayson Jackson, Frederick's
director of Information Technology Operations. "The reliability of the
network and the depth of AT&T's product offers made AT&T an easy
AT&T Chosen to Supply Network Solution for Marmon/Keystone Corp.;
100-Year-Old Tubular and Bar Supplier to Increase Efficiency and Flexibility
With AT&T Services
- "The new network from AT&T's network solutions will enable us to
provide the same reliable and efficient service to our customers while
increasing performance for our next century of service." said Alavi
Aboosally, director, M.I.S. "With increased productivity and reliable
connectivity, AT&T's MPLS-based services adds further flexibility and value
to our growing business operations."
AT&T Wins $6 Million Contract with Ericsson to Provide Virtual Private
Network Services in The Middle East
- "A reliable network, backed by a comprehensive service level agreement,
the ability to execute locally and speedy implementation, were all key
requirements for us when choosing our network provider in the Middle East,"
said Carl-Magnus Månsson, chief information officer of Ericsson. "AT&T
provides us with all of this, backed up by the strong partnerships it has built
with key players in the area. We are dedicated to the Middle East as a growth
area of our business and feel that this is matched by the commitment that
AT&T has made to the region."
3Com Integrates AT&T's VoiceTone Technology
- "Being a global provider of network services requires us to constantly
evaluate our customer service applications to ensure timely and efficient
support 24/7," said Mark Boyer, senior director of Outsourced Support
Services for 3Com. "AT&T's leadership in the process to enhance our
tech support will go a long way to making our customer support systems even
Bradco Supply Corp. Upgrades Network with AT&T Private Network Transport
- "AT&T's professionalism and expertise allowed us to collaboratively
develop a solution that capitalized on our limited internal resources while
being robust enough to adapt to our demanding business requirements," said
Joe Hradil, chief information officer for Bradco Supply Corp. "The AT&T
solution will enable us to improve our business processes and drive
FranklinCovey Renews and Expands Contract With AT&T for Highly Effective
Voice, Data and Wireless Solution
- "As a company that offers our own customers effectiveness training and
productivity, it is crucial that we have the most efficient and reliable
technology available to deliver the best results," said Mike Connelly,
chief information officer, FranklinCovey. "FranklinCovey has been pleased
with the voice and data services provided by AT&T, and we are extremely
happy that the new streamlined wireless offering will provide us with
cost-efficiencies and ease of use and will contribute to our bottom
AT&T Wins Hosting Contract from Air Products
- "The data center hosts a number of our critical business applications,
which are used across our operations in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, and
AT&T's infrastructure and proven capabilities made it the perfect choice to
match our requirements," said Virgil Palmer, director for Global IT
Sourcing Management Office at Air Products.
FMC Corporation Extends Contract with AT&T for Global Networking and
- "AT&T offered us the most comprehensive networking solution with
the capability to manage both domestic and international sites on the
network," said Frank Gregg, director of technical infrastructure operations
and security for FMC Corp. "The scalability and security features of
AT&T's global network were highly impressive. We are confident that
AT&T has the technical infrastructure and consulting expertise to support
our ever growing and evolving telecommunications needs."
The MedLeh Group Selects AT&T for Networking Services
- "We rely on leading-edge technology to handle massive amounts of
electronic information, and AT&T's networking solution plays a central role
in helping us keep our customers happy," said Dan Lehane, chief executive
officer of The MedLeh Group. "Reliability is extremely important for us
because we know that clients' reputations are at stake every time they take on
a new case, and their data has to be there when they need it."
Ohio Attorney General's Office Selects AT&T Network Services for New
Youngstown Office; AT&T Will Connect Offices Throughout State Increasing
Criminal Investigation Process Efficiency
- "As our office continues to grow and meet the needs of Ohio residents,
we need the flexibility, reliability and security that only AT&T's network
services can provide," said Ohio Attorney General Marc Dann. "The
OPT-E-MAN solution provided by AT&T further enables us to focus on our
business and not worry about the transfer of client data over our growing
AT&T Wins Networking Services Contract with Global Hyatt Corp.; IP
Networking Services to Integrate Nearly 300 Hyatt Locations Worldwide
- "AT&T’s solution offered us cost control, greater operating
efficiency and innovative technology to enhance the efficiency of our hotels,”
said Jim Lamb, senior vice president, Information Technology, Global Hyatt
Corp. "With AT&T, we can capitalize on a communications infrastructure
that will serve our needs now, accommodate our ever-growing technology
requirements and position us to deliver a host of new, exciting services in the
Burns & McDonnell Selects AT&T Network Services
- "Our work to plan, design, permit, construct and manage facilities is
increasingly proceeding internationally, which prompted us to adopt a
philosophy that encourages anywhere, anytime computing." said Kris Paper,
principal and director of Information Technology for Burns & McDonnell.
"AT&T's services upgrade will play a major role in keeping everyone
connected all over the world."
AT&T Extends Contract with Pioneer Investments for Advanced Voice
- "I admire AT&T's commitment to try and meet our evolving
telecommunications needs and to work toward developing solutions that create
efficiencies and support growth," said Chris Chapin, vice president of
Information Technology for Pioneer Investments. "We can better serve our
clients' financial needs knowing that the communications systems that we have
in place are reliable and secure. We look forward to continuing our
relationship with AT&T."
Bert Ogden Shifts into High Gear with AT&T Network Services
- "We are proud to be implementing leading-edge technologies to support
the most important aspect of our business: communications with our customers
and between our various operating locations," said Robert Vackar, chief
executive officer of Bert Ogden. "The network services upgrade delivered by
AT&T will provide the robust and reliable service that we need to stay
connected around the clock."
AT&T Deploys New IP Telephony Solution for Food Lion; AT&T to Provide
Network Integration Services and Equipment Supply Management for Leading
Grocer's Extensive Voice Upgrade
Perkins Eastman Chooses AT&T for New Network Services; AT&T Will Serve
as Primary Network and Data Services Provider
- "As our business continued to steadily grow, we needed a network
platform that would allow remote users to access the company database,"
said Bradford Perkins, chairman and chief executive officer of Perkins Eastman.
"The network solution provided by AT&T further enables us to focus on
our business and not worry about the transfer of sensitive client data over our
U.S. Army Awards AT&T Government Solutions $9.8 Million Networking
Contract; AT&T to Provide Broadband Data Network Upgrade for Fort
Members Choice Credit Union Chooses AT&T for Network Services
- "AT&T's networking services are helping us manage a vast amount of
mission-critical data every day," said David Dang, vice president of
Information Technology with Members Choice Credit Union. "This network
services upgrade is designed to help Members Choice continue to deliver the
high level of customer service that our members expect."
AT&T Wins Multimillion Dollar Networking Contract from Learning Care Group;
AT&T Networking Solution to Serve 700 Additional Learning Care Group
- "Our goal is to leverage AT&T's networking expertise to deliver a
common set of Web-based applications across all of our locations to make them
the most technologically advanced in the child care industry," said Khris
Hruska, director of technology for Learning Care Group. "AT&T's ability
to quickly scale capabilities to meet our growing needs make this a great
AT&T Provides Atlas with Data Centers to Accommodate Growth in Interactive
- "It's critical for our business that we provide our customers the
highest degree of availability, most expansive reach and the greatest delivery
speeds available to a global audience," said Greg Meyer, senior vice
president, Product and Technology, Atlas. "Trusting AT&T as our hosting
and security services provider allows us to focus on our core
AT&T Announces Completion of High-Tech Upgrades at The Home of the U.S.
Olympic Movement; Multimillion-Dollar Technology Program at Colorado Springs
U.S. Olympic Training Powers Remote Coaching, Distance E-Learning, Other
Capabilities; New Tools Give U.S. Athletes Competitive Training Edge at
One-Year Countdown to Olympic Games
- "We are excited to continue our relationship with AT&T as we
prepare for the 2008 Olympic Games," said Jim Scherr, USOC chief executive
officer. "The AT&T solutions installed at our U.S. Olympic Training
Centers are not only providing athletes with the tools to improve training and
schoolwork but also enabling them to stay connected to family and friends,
which is critical in helping athletes stay motivated throughout long months of
AT&T Wins Networking Contract with Jackson National Life Insurance
- "The quality and reliability of AT&T's services will help us
consolidate data services and provide our associates around the world with
standardized applications and communications capabilities," said Keith
Moore, chief technology officer-Global Data Services for Jackson's parent
company, Prudential plc, an international financial services firm with
headquarters in London.
The Hanover Insurance Group Expands Its Relationship with AT&T, Adding
Network Migration and Enhanced Voice Services
- "We are pleased to extend our relationship with AT&T," said
Michael C. Clifton, chief technology officer for The Hanover. "Through the
partnership, we will continue to make it easier for our agent partners and
their customers to do business with The Hanover and will provide them with the
services that they need, 24 hours a day."
AT&T Equips Raleigh Police with 3G Mobile Broadband; Scalable Solution
Enhances Officer Safety and Provides Wireless Access to Mug Shots, Arrest
Warrants and DMV Records
- Officers require access to databases of mug shots, arrest warrants and DMV
records on the spot," said Lawrence Cullipher, IT manager, Raleigh Police
Department. "Reliable access to data boosts productivity, leads to better
decisions and keeps our officers safe while they are protecting the
AT&T Government Solutions Wins Alliant Contract from General Services
Cancer Treatment Centers of America Selects AT&T to Provide Network
Services; Solutions Enhance Information Transmission and Management for Network
of Cancer Treatment Facilities
- "At CTCA, everything we do is focused on improving our patients'
treatment experience," said Chad A. Eckes, chief information officer for
CTCA. "Our ability to access real-time patient medical information 24 hours
a day, seven days a week is critical to our commitment to providing our
patients with the most efficient, highest-quality cancer care in the country.
AT&T's reliable network solutions and our redundant design will allow us to
operate more efficiently and confidently while maintaining a continuous flow of
electronic medical information to the clinician."
AT&T Selected to Provide Voice Services to Jenny Craig Inc.; AT&T Voice
Services Will Support the Weight Loss Company's New Business
- "We're happy with the relationship that we have developed with AT&T
and know that we can count on the reliability of AT&T's network to ensure
we provide the best customer service experience possible," said Shoukry
Tiab, Jenny Craig's chief information officer.
Rexam Selects AT&T to Provide Global Networking Services; AT&T's Proven
Capabilities Lead to Network Vendor Consolidation
- "We have been impressed by AT&T's ability to provide consistent,
reliable and cost-effective services to our business across the globe,"
said John Neal, chief technology officer of Rexam. "We pride ourselves on
our way of working — the Rexam way — which is built on four values of trust,
teamwork, continuous improvement and recognition. The Rexam way applies to all
areas of the business, including the management of supplier relationships. As
such, AT&T has proved without a doubt that it integrates well with this
Arch Coal Mines Lower Costs with AT&T Network Services As Summer Heats Up;
AT&T Solution to Connect Arch Coal Headquarters With 20 Locations
- "We strive to keep our cost of producing coal-based energy as low as
possible," said Arch Coal's Vice President and Chief Information Officer,
Michael Abbene. "We're continuously evaluating the latest technologies and
embracing those that maximize our return on investment, which is why we chose
AT&T to provide our network and voice services."
AT&T Establishes New Network for Winn-Dixie; Network Upgrade Will Ensure
Scalability as the Leading Grocer Implements a New Business Plan
- "These AT&T services will provide an architecture to fulfill
Winn-Dixie's needs as we build on our new business plan," said Rich
Dubnick, senior director-IT Operations, Winn-Dixie. "While our current
network is efficient and reliable, it does not have the bandwidth necessary for
our future plans. AT&T's VPN service ensures that we will be able to scale
our communications and data capabilities in the future. AT&T is helping
Winn-Dixie deliver on its promise of getting better all the time."
Alorica Inc. Selects AT&T to Help Drive Initiatives for Customer Contact
Center; New Suite of Services Will Support the Needs of Alorica's Contact
- "Alorica is an innovative company that is always looking for ways to
provide better service for our customers, as well as provide flexibility to its
business model to help it grow new business," said Andy Lee, chief
executive officer of Alorica. "To meet our customers' needs, we sought a
provider that could assist us with rapid deployment of MPLS network services,
provide the hardware and deploy the technical skills of the people to implement
an entire solution. AT&T fit the bill perfectly."
Towne Air Freight Selects AT&T to Provide Integrated Voice, Data and
Internet Services; Bundled Solutions Enhance Efficiency and Flexibility for
Leading Freight Carrier
- "As our customers' needs evolve and increase, Towne Air Freight is
committed to consistently providing quality carrier solutions that are
reliable, timely and innovative," said Gary Bateman, vice
president-Technology, Towne Air Freight. "AT&T's integrated services
and network offer our employees the flexibility and confidence to effectively
communicate and maintain a seamless shipping process that delivers value to our
Children's Hospital Boston Extends Voice Contract with AT&T
- "Children's is dedicated to providing the highest-quality care to
children and to supporting their families," said John Meek,
telecommunications manager at Children's Hospital Boston. "In critical-care
situations, a few minutes can make a huge difference. With AT&T, we are
confident that our specialists are supported by highly efficient and reliable
voice services. We look forward to extending our 20-year relationship with
AT&T Announces New Contract with Hisco; AT&T Solution to Provide New
Network Services for Industrial Distribution Company
- "We needed a cost-efficient, unified network platform to help improve
communications with our various offices and our clients," said Nelson
Picard, vice president of IT for Hisco. "We're confident that the AT&T
PNT solution will help us enhance customer service and secure confidence in our
J. R. Simplot Awards Voice, Data and Wireless Remote Access Services Contract
to AT&T; AT&T's Single-Source Network Services to Provide J. R. Simplot
Greater Reliability and Efficiency
- "After a comprehensive request for proposal and selection process, J.
R. Simplot chose AT&T as our telecommunications services provider because
of AT&T's global strategy, breadth of service offerings and industry
leadership in connectivity solutions," said Roger W. Parks, vice president
of information technology and chief information officer, J.R. Simplot.
"AT&T continues to demonstrate visionary leadership in the technology
and telecommunications industry for delivering the value-added solutions we
require to meet our evolving global business needs."
AT&T Announces New Contract with Sunbelt Transformer; Texas-Based
Manufacturing Company Upgrades Network and Connectivity With Suite of AT&T
- "We needed a provider capable of leveraging leading-edge technology to
streamline communication from our customers and off-site employees and between
corporate locations," said Keith McBee, information technology director,
Sunbelt Transformer. "We are confident that the solutions provided by
AT&T will help us achieve maximum levels of efficiency so we can continue
to provide superior service to our customers."
CSK Auto Selects AT&T for Voice, Data and Network-Integration Services;
AT&T's Solution Will Drive Technology Growth for Retailer of Auto
- "We were impressed with the breadth and depth of the various AT&T
offerings, but the level of support we received from the AT&T account team
made us feel even more comfortable with migrating a large portion of CSK Auto's
communications components to AT&T," said Brian Woodworth, vice
president of IT operations at CSK Auto. "AT&T was able to offer us
cost-efficiencies and seamless network integration. We are confident that the
services provided by AT&T will support future technological growth that
will help us conduct our business more efficiently."
AT&T Announces New Contract with John Muir Health
- "We have a long-standing relationship with AT&T, and when the need
surfaced for a communications provider capable of deploying a state-of-the-art
networking solution to connect our multiple locations, we called on
AT&T," says Eric Saff, chief information officer for John Muir Health.
"The optical networking solution provided by AT&T will allow us to
focus our efforts on the most important aspect of our business: our
AT&T Deploys Global Network for Norgren; Network Is a Critical Enabler for
Key Global Applications
- "AT&T has demonstrated an impressive set of project management
skills during the rollout of this project. As a supplier, AT&T is evolving
with our business and has demonstrated great flexibility in working with us,
something that was a key factor in the procurement process," said Keith
Hopkinson, global IT director, Norgren. "Norgren has made a number of
acquisitions over the past 18 months, and AT&T has been able to accommodate
these in the global network very quickly."
Dr. Leonard's Healthcare Extends Contract with AT&T for Secure E-Mail
- "AT&T's Secure E-mail Gateway has transformed the way our employees
conduct daily e-mail activity," said Gary Porto, vice president of
operations for Dr. Leonard's Healthcare. "E-mail is an integral part of our
business operations, so knowing our system is protected from the increasing
amount of spam and viruses that exists is invaluable."
Metso Advances Nationwide Call-Management Solution with AT&T; Metso USA
Renews Domestic Services as Finland-Based Engineering and Technology Company
Renews a Global Networking Services Contract with AT&T
- "The AT&T global network infrastructure has already allowed us to
implement, consolidate and upgrade a number of global business
applications," said Peter Brodin, director of Information Technology
Infrastructure Services for the Americas, Metso. "We are now seeking to
leverage our strong existing network resources to add value and build
communications capabilities that will drive our business. AT&T's OneNet
service is another offering that has helped Metso establish a very strong,
mutually beneficial relationship with AT&T."
UniFirst Selects AT&T for Network Expansion and Upgrade
- "We look forward to managing this network deployment with
AT&T," said Tom Lally, director of information technology for UniFirst
Corp. "Having 165 locations supported by the same network will encourage
greater collaboration and allow us to operate more efficiently."
AT&T Wins $2.7 Million Contract from The Picture People
- "With AT&T's help, we have found a way to quickly deliver
memorable, high-quality portraits while establishing an archive of
high-resolution photos that can be accessed in the future, even if the customer
doesn't choose to purchase the photos immediately," said Jimmy Jobe, chief
information officer with The Picture People. "This is an enormous
customer-service advantage, especially for young people in their 20s and 30s
who are not accustomed to waiting for photography and may come to treasure
portraits in our archive in the future."
Defense Information Systems Agency Awards AT&T $11.5 Million Contract;
AT&T Government Solutions to Manage Department of Defense Video
- "Battlefield forces need secure, reliable and scalable global
communications capabilities," said Don Herring, senior vice president,
AT&T Government Solutions. "AT&T is proud to support DISA and U.S.
military commanders around the world with our managed global videoconferencing
solution. We'll use our world-renowned networking expertise to ensure that
deployed commanders and their troops can share information reliably and in a
AT&T Signs New Contract with Pacific Southwest Financial; Southern
California-Based Regional Financial Institution Looks to AT&T to
Consolidate Voice and Data Network
- "We needed a unified voice and data communications network that could
efficiently and securely support the transmission of essential business
information," said Mary Meyer, vice president of administration for Pacific
Southwest Financial. "We're confident that the IP Flexible Reach solution
will empower us with a scalable and reliable network to help increase employee
efficiency and enhance service to our customers."
Washington State Employees Credit Union Adds AT&T Network Services; New
Network Services Provide Greater Reliability and Efficiency
- "When evaluating potential providers, AT&T demonstrated an ability
to meet our needs for a redundant, reliable network with the customer support
and reporting tools that we required at a competitive price," said Tony
Hildesheim, assistant vice president of Enterprise Systems at WSECU. "Our
goal is to consistently deliver service that ensures the confidentiality,
availability and integrity of the financial information that is entrusted to us
by our members. In doing so, we require a data network that ensures that the
financial services we provide to our members are both available and
Metso Renews Global IP Networking Contract with AT&T
- "The AT&T global network infrastructure has allowed us to
implement, consolidate and upgrade a number of global business
applications", said Pauli Nuutinen, Vice President, IT. "We are now
looking to build value added services supporting our business's needs on top of
existing network infrastructure".
AT&T Establishes Broadband Network Services for BI-LO; AT&T to Supply
Broadband Network Services to Facilitate Advanced Features in BI-LO Stores
Across the Southeast
- "Our business requires that we have a reliable backup capability to our
Frame Relay services," said Carol de Witt, BI-LO vice president and chief
information officer. "With AT&T, we have been able to invest in
information system technology and revamp our back office, while further
establishing DSL options for use in our stores. This is a dynamic solution for
us that will benefit BI-LO as well as our many in-store vendors."
AT&T Government Solutions Completes $12.4 Million Contract Order for
Internal Revenue Service Contact Center Upgrade; AT&T Installs Hardware,
Software and Circuits at Three IRS Computing Centers to Facilitate Processing
of 130 Million Calls Annually
- "To provide taxpayers with timely and accurate information, the IRS
needs the ability to handle huge call volumes from tens of millions of
callers," said Don Herring, president of AT&T Government Solutions.
"This initiative gives the IRS the ability to become faster and more
efficient to better serve the American taxpayers."
Critical Care Systems Selects AT&T for New Network Services; AT&T
Solution Provides Increased Security for Multiple Pharmacy Locations
- "We needed a cost-effective, unified network platform to help improve
productivity and streamline communications," said Ron Lindahl, chief
technology officer, Critical Care Systems. "We're confident that the
AT&T VPN will deliver those benefits while providing the reliability and
security features we need in order to serve our customers."
Cope Plastics Selects AT&T for New Network Services; AT&T Will Serve as
Primary Network and Data Services Provider for Illinois-Based Manufacturing
- "The unified network solution provided by AT&T will enable us to
better connect our multiple locations and allow for more efficient business
operations," said Jeff Maynard, manager, Information Technology, Cope
Plastics. ""Customer service is one of Cope Plastics' core values, and
with AT&T's solution, we will ultimately be able to enhance our customer
service throughout the entire Midwest.""
IKANO Communications Inc. Signs New DSL Agreement with AT&T Worth $26
- "The agreement with AT&T allows IKANO to increase network services
to our customers and gives us a 13-state expansion and a competitive DSL access
product for potential new customers in those territories," said George
Naspo, president and CEO, IKANO. "The new agreement also helps us to expand
our retail and wholesale offerings simultaneously, which is extremely positive
for our business."
Sakkonet Technology Selects AT&T for New Network Services; AT&T Will
Serve as Primary Network and Data Services Provider
- "As our ASP clients include some of the highest-volume traders in
European power markets, we need a first-rate platform for data flow," said
Eric Min, Sakonnet's chief operating officer. "The network solution
provided by AT&T is an example of Sakonnet's commitment to harnessing the
latest technological innovations that improve our application performance and
AT&T Selected to Enhance Communications among Publisher's
- "With a strong reputation for providing reliable, dependable and
cost-effective services, AT&T was an obvious choice for us," said Paul
J. Crecca, executive vice president and chief financial officer, HCC.
"We're confident that AT&T's voice and data network services will
increase efficiencies and reduce HCC's operational costs."
AT&T Wins Voice and Networking Services Contract from AAR Corp.;
Multiproduct Contract Minimizes Costs While Maximizing Flexibility for
Aerospace Industry Service Provider
AT&T Announces New Contract with 360 Architecture Inc.; Missouri-Based
Architectural Practice Upgrades Network Using AT&T Services
- "As an architecture firm, some of the files we share are
high-resolution images that require large amounts of bandwidth and can bog down
our network," said Jeff Hamer, director of Information Technology, 360
Architecture. "The solution provided by AT&T will allow us to transmit
large data files faster and more securely, creating a seamless communication
network that will help us increase efficiency within our company."
AT&T Extends Mobility at Abington Memorial Hospital; 3G Devices Provide
Remote Voice and Data Capabilities for Clinical Managers
- "The new solutions provide efficient, portable access to voice and data
over one hand-held device, enhancing remote communications capabilities,"
said Alison Ferren, vice president, Information Technology, AMH. "By
extending the reach of the entire management team, the hospital is better
equipped to deliver excellent patient care."
AT&T Selected to Provide Voice and Data Services to Independent Bank
- "The excellent relationship between the AT&T Account Team and IBC's
Information Technology Data and Telecommunications Team will ensure that the
AT&T network services will provide tremendous cost-efficiencies and peak
network performance," said Pete Graves, chief information officer, IBC.
"We are confident that this solution will help us further our mission to
provide IBC customers with the most convenient, reliable and secure banking and
financial services experience."
AT&T Advanced Voice Features To Support Call Center Operations Of
Innovation First Notice
- "Providing a superior customer service experience is critical to the
satisfaction of our clientele and its customers," said Jay Guden, vice
president of Operations for Innovation First Notice. "We chose to enter
into a long-term agreement with AT&T because of the company's high-quality
service and availability guarantees as well as pricing certainty. We are
confident that AT&T will be able to meet our needs as our operations expand
in the future.
AT&T Renews and Expands OneNet Voice, Data and Internet Services Contract
- "As Saia serves a broad customer base, on-time pickups and deliveries -
with accurate invoicing - have become integral parts of what we strive to
provide for our customers," said Mark Robinson, vice president and chief
information officer. "Network reliability is essential to helping us meet
our customer needs and deliver on our Xtreme Guarantee promise, which is why we
chose AT&T as our communications provider."
Cymer Signs New Agreement with AT&T
- "While Cymer has had a long-standing relationship with AT&T, with
the new agreement, we expect to realize additional value by aggregating
services under one global service provider, as well as superior customer
support and service," said Craig Haught, vice president and chief
information officer with Cymer. "Consolidation of our voice, data and
wireless services, will allow us to receive significant improvement in our
network performance and cellular coverage with existing spend. AT&T is
helping us to simplify management, improve customer support and realize
Customer Management Solutions Provider Turns to AT&T to Optimize
- "With locations in both hemispheres, our need to provide customer
service and call center availability around the clock requires a provider
capable of linking our sites on a converged network communications
platform," said Patty Zachman, OKS-Ameridial executive vice president.
"The solution provided by AT&T will not only address a specific
customer need for security but will also cost-effectively allow real-time,
flexible communications between our contact centers, which helps us better
serve our customers."
AT&T Secures New Contract with Champion Energy
- "We needed a safe and reliable solution that would place all of our
locations on the same network platform used for business applications,"
said Chris Carini, vice president of marketing for Champion Energy.
"AT&T offered the right solution to both improve connectivity among our
eight locations and to streamline our various administrative
AT&T Wins High-Speed Internet Networking Contract from Pavlov
- "AT&T provided us with the perfect solution for our needs,"
said Mark Scifres, chief executive officer of Pavlov Media. "The network
gives us unprecedented control and flexibility over how and when we allocate
bandwidth. It's a very economical way for us to deliver high-speed,
high-bandwidth services to our customers, and it enables us to respond
instantly to their changing needs."
AT&T Wins Networking Contract for Cardo Group
- "We needed one network provider to provide one seamless network
connected to a centralized data center, and AT&T's global capabilities
proved to be the best match for us," said Peter Lindqvist, CIO of Cardo
Security Service Federal Credit Union Selects AT&T for Network Services
- "This network services upgrade is a member-focused initiative designed
to ensure SSFCU can continue to deliver the high level of customer service our
members expect," said SSFCU's senior vice president and chief information
officer, Jay Winslow. "With the number of members and employees that we
have, AT&T's networking services are helping us manage a massive amount of
mission-critical data every minute of every day."
Leading Managed Healthcare Information Technology Company Expands and Extends
Relationship with AT&T
- "PPMSI chief operating officer, Randall D. Frakes, says, "It's
critical to our network of physicians, hospitals and payers that Access Express
provide secure patient communications no matter what else happens. We have a
zero percent failure threshold in our business, and we are confident that
AT&T will continue to deliver cutting-edge technology and excellent
customer support, allowing us to excel in our business."
Pentagon Federal Credit Union Extends Contract and Upgrades Infrastructure with
- "We needed an infrastructure and additional services capable of
supporting our evolving communication needs," said Paul O'Brien, vice
president Technical Services, Pentagon Federal Credit Union. "AT&T
presented us with a solution that is flexible, scalable and secure. We are
confident this will help us meet and exceed the growing demands of our members
WNC First Insurance Services Selects AT&T to Upgrade Its Network
- "We are pleased with AT&T's network and the reliable service we
receive," said Greg Baltzer, senior vice president - IT and Systems, WNC
First Insurance Services. "With the new networking solution, AT&T is
helping us to improve our cost-efficiency and increase productivity per
employee, as well as heighten quality of service between offices. These
translate into increased service and relationship values with our clients and
AT&T Teams Up with Avaya to Bring McDonald's Cost Savings, Advanced
Applications and Greater Productivity
- "In our business, a reliable, secure network is absolutely
critical," said Edward Wright, McDonald's telecommunications manager.
"This solution addresses our immediate need to create a robust, reliable
local networking infrastructure and provides the ability to integrate our
remote corporate offices."
AT&T Announces New Contract with Elementary School District 159
- "We strive to provide the most up-to-date technology available to our
teachers and students, but funding limitations can make achieving that goal
difficult. We turned to AT&T to upgrade our existing network with the most
effective long-term solution available," said Robert Klemp, technology
coordinator, Elementary School District 159. "We are confident that
AT&T will deliver a more efficient, reliable and robust solution to improve
communications between the schools and the community, while at the same time
enabling the district to stay competitive in its most important initiative -
promoting and enhancing increased student achievement."
AT&T Announces New Contract with Viewpoint Bank
- "We need a converged voice and data network that can quickly and
securely support the transmission of essential customer information," said
Jim Parks, executive vice president and chief information officer, Viewpoint
Bank. "We're confident that the solution provided by AT&T will equip us
with a flexible and reliable network to help us increase employee efficiency
and improve service to our customers."
Rockwood Holdings, Inc. Adds Hosting and Internet Protocol Telephony to
Business with AT&T
- "We are pleased to expand our business with AT&T," said Mark
Yankowskas, Chief Information Officer of Rockwood Holdings, Inc. "For the
past five years, AT&T has delivered customized services that have fulfilled
our specific needs, as our business has grown and our needs have changed. We
recognize the value that AT&T's hosting and advanced telephony capabilities
bring to a company of our size and complexity."
AT&T Announces New Global Contract with Aeroflex Incorporated
- "We are confident that AT&T's solution will support our ultimate
goal to create a global managed network to help us more effectively manage our
business and processes," said Tony Deluca, chief information officer of
Aeroflex Incorporated. "We were impressed by the depth and value of
AT&T's technology, as well as its comprehension of our business, which is
apparent in the innovative solutions that AT&T provided in order to match
our needs. We look forward to our new partnership and the resulting benefits to
Aeroflex, our customers and our suppliers."
AT&T Wins Networking Contract from TransUnion
- "In our information-intensive business, network reliability, speed and
security are vital," said Doug Lienberger, vice president-Information
Technology, TransUnion. "AT&T has a proven track record for customer
service, advanced networking technology, reliability and security that fit our
needs like a glove."
AT&T Delivers Prescription for Express Scripts Network Services
- "AT&T's networking services provide efficiencies in operations,
facilitate growth and enhance the service we provide to our clients," said
Charlie Moore, senior director of IT infrastructure support with Express
Scripts. "These networking services are ultimately all about providing
patients with the knowledge, experience and care they need to make the most out
of their pharmacy benefit."
Abt Associates Extends Voice Contract with AT&T, Awards Another for Network
- "We are pleased to expand our relationship with AT&T," said
David Kiklis, director of IT for Abt Associates. "The enhanced network
environment, courtesy of the PNT service, allows us to develop our own
solutions for disaster recovery and data security while addressing several
regulatory and audit requirements in an efficient manner."
Avista Corp. Selects AT&T for New Suite of Voice and Data Services
- "Our two companies have a long-standing relationship because AT&T
has provided reliable and cost-effective solutions that meet the needs of
Avista's business," said Jim Corder, Avista's director of IT
infrastructure. "As our business continues to evolve, AT&T has been in
stride with us by providing new technologies that facilitate our growth, and
this new solution is no exception. The MPLS network will connect 35 locations
more efficiently while delivering cost savings."
General Services Administration Awards $110 Million IDIQ SATCOM-II Contract to
AT&T Government Solutions
- "Continuity of operations in a natural or man-made disaster is a top
priority for federal agencies," said Don Herring, senior vice president,
AT&T Government Solutions. "AT&T's satellite expertise and services
have enabled agencies affected by natural or man-made disasters to maintain
uninterrupted service or rapidly recover their communications capabilities. The
SATCOM-II contract is further evidence of AT&T's vast network redundancy
capabilities and strong track record in disaster recovery."
AT&T Wins Hosting Services Contract from Clifton Gunderson
- "As our network services and applications such as Voice over Internet
Protocol (VoIP), messaging services and document management capabilities
continue to converge, the tight integration of our data center and VPN services
provides us with tremendous cost efficiencies and peak performance," said
Jeff Hapeman, chief technology officer for Clifton Gunderson. "AT&T's
solution met all of our requirements for availability, cost containment and
high-speed, peak network performance."
AT&T Completes Successful Network Upgrade for Spartan Stores
- "With ongoing expansion efforts, like the recent acquisition of
Felpausch Stores announced last month, we needed an experienced provider
capable of implementing, supporting and maintaining our growing communication
needs," said Dave Couch, vice president of information technology, Spartan
Stores. AT&T's solution is scalable, secure and reliable. We're confident
that the network services AT&T has provided us will enable us to""
operate efficiently and continue to meet our business objectives as we
AT&T Enters into Global Agreement with Omron
- "We have been very impressed by AT&T's WAN at our overseas
locations," said Michiyasu Takata, Director of Omron Network Applications
Corporation. "We have chosen AT&T as an essential, mid-term partner for
our shift to WAN-centered networks, which is part of a global overhaul of our
IT architecture. In the future, we will consider expanding the scope of this
partnership to include other areas, such as security and Internet data
Kleinfelder Selects AT&T to Upgrade Its Network Technology
- "With the new network upgrade, AT&T is helping us to service our
company's current and future needs and enabling us to react to unique data
intensive challenges brought by our clients," said Ed Rothenbaum, Internet
technology director at Kleinfelder. "The AT&T VPN solution provides
Kleinfelder reliable, guaranteed performance levels to our 53 locations that
will help to prevent applications from timing out, provide quality
videoconferencing capabilities and allow for future Voice over IP
Foxtons Extends Contract with AT&T for Voice and Data Solutions
- "We are pleased to continue our relationship with AT&T," said
Leila Banihani, Procurement and IT Manager for Foxtons. "We take great care
and pride in delivering exceptional experiences to our clients, and we
appreciate the high-quality and reliable service we receive from
Leisure Bay Industries Selects AT&T to Provide Network Services
- "The unified network provided by AT&T will provide us with a safe,
flexible and efficient platform in which to streamline communications among all
of our nationwide locations," said Harvey Adams, IT manager, Leisure Bay
Industries. "This will ultimately result in our ability to meet and exceed
the growing demands of our customers nationwide."
TUFF SHED Selects AT&T for Expanded Communications Network
- "We needed a unified network platform to help us streamline our
communications throughout the company and with our partners," said Timothy
Schultz, director of audit and compliance for TUFF SHED. "We're confident
that AT&T is providing a network with a secure and flexible infrastructure
that will support our business communications as we continue to grow and
accumulate new customers across the country."
AT&T Global Networking Solution Positions Myers Industries for
- "AT&T's network infrastructure and technical capabilities are
exactly what we were looking for, and quite frankly the uptime is just
amazing," said Patrick Bell, director-Corporate Information Technology for
Myers Industries. "We know we can rely upon the network giving us a great
deal of confidence in keeping our business linked."
Bunzl Distribution Awards AT&T Networking Contract
- "AT&T's networking services ensure that our mission-critical data
gets where we need it and when we need it, which helps us increase productivity
and enhance customer service," said Ken Aull, executive vice president of
Information Technology with Bunzl Distribution. "By enabling our locations
to interface directly with their local customers, we gain immediate access to
all the data needed to operate that local facility and help customers manage
AT&T Secures New Contract with the City of Fort Smith
- AT&T Global Services has signed a new contract to provide data
networking services to the city of Fort Smith, Ark. Under the terms of the
five-year contract, AT&T Global Services will serve as the primary data
services provider, delivering switched metro Ethernet service in and around
Fort Smith. The AT&T Ethernet Service will centralize data communication
and expand the city's bandwidth to support secure and flexible deployment of
data across multiple locations, such as the city's administrative offices and
AT&T Wins Networking Contract with CIB Marine Bancshares
- "In order to provide the best service to our customers across 30
locations in the United States, we needed a robust solution that would ensure
seamless interoffice communication," said Mike Rechkemmer, chief operations
officer, CIB Marine Bancshares. "AT&T offered a highly cost-effective,
scalable solution that met all of our requirements, not only for today but for
our future network service needs. We're confident that this new venture will be
AT&T to Provide H&R Block with Network Integration Services at New
- "This network integration solution and AT&T's management and
maintenance of our VoIP system is a more cost effective networking solution for
our business," said Denise Stout, Lead Infrastructure Engineer of H&R
Block. "Additionally, AT&T's integrated networking solution gives us
the scalability and flexibility we need in order to manage the intense demands
on our systems that occur during tax time
AT&T Announces New Contract with Diamond Companies
- "We needed a fully meshed network with the redundancy and reliability
to protect file transfers while also providing us with opportunities to do more
for our customers," said Andy Cain, IT supervisor for Diamond Companies.
"The networking solution and management provided by AT&T will enhance
our IT operations and maximize our customer service capabilities."
AT&T Announces New Contract with MIR3 Intelligent Notification
- "With many Fortune 100 companies deploying on our enterprise-level
notification system globally, we needed a provider capable of connecting our
facilities via a high-speed fiber based network," said Dan Long, chief
technology officer at MIR3. "We believe that the solution provided by
AT&T will fulfill our bandwidth needs for the immediate future. This will
allow us to better serve our customers' existing needs while allowing us to
consider the expansion of our service offerings over the next few
AT&T Enhances Hagemeyer's Network Services and Prepares National
Distributor for VoIP Rollout
- "In addition to being a one-source distributor of thousands of quality
products, Hagemeyer is known for its successful integrated sourcing services,
storeroom management, automatic restocking programs and online ordering,"
said Doug Lauer, Hagemeyer North America chief information officer. "The
solution that AT&T offered allows us to significantly reduce operating
costs and improve service levels by being able to effectively manage the
varying degrees of network needs at each of our locations. Additionally, the
MPLS solution allows us to fully take advantage of our network services by
seamlessly introducing new applications such as VoIP. AT&T provides the
capacity and the backbone that Hagemeyer's North American time-sensitive
business model can depend on."
AT&T Provides Voice over IP and Data Networking for Rapidly Growing
- "From planning to implementation, AT&T has provided one, reliable
source for voice and data services, which helped to create a more efficient
operating environment for our business," said Bob Brown, CIO of Appalachian
Underwriters. "These services will provide Appalachian with a scalable,
seamless solution that will significantly improve service to our
AT&T Announces New Contract with AIDS Healthcare Foundation
- "Patient care is crucial to our success as an organization, so we
needed to replace our existing service with one that could support our advanced
medical applications and unify our multiple networks," said Pablo Roman,
director of information technology, AIDS Healthcare Foundation. "The
solution provided by AT&T will enable us to share clinical applications
between locations and access critical patient information from anywhere in the
network, enabling us to deliver enhanced care to our patients."
Control Risks Selects AT&T to Provide Secure Worldwide Network
- "Our network is a critical enabler for core business applications"
explained Martin Joy, CIO for Control Risks. "We were impressed not only by
the depth and quality of AT&T's technology but also by the time they spent
in understanding our business and proposing innovative and effective solutions
that matched our requirements. This ability to really get close to our business
was what made AT&T different from the other suppliers."
AT&T Announces New Contract with Owens Valley Career Development
- "In order to better serve our clients, we needed a networking solution
that could support applications such as training via videoconferencing and
NetMeeting," said Sylvester Sahme, chief executive officer of Owens Valley
Career Development Center. "With AT&T's comprehensive solution, we will
be able to deploy advanced training applications, as well as transfer company
data with increased security and flexibility from outlying remote locations to
our host site."
AT&T Announces New Contract with Nebo Systems
- "With the number of health care transactions that we process on a
monthly basis, "said Andrew Yashchuk, director of information technology,
Nebo Systems, "we needed a fast and reliable infrastructure. The solution
provided by AT&T will enable us to centrally manage the constant flow of
sensitive data through our network with the efficiency we need to provide
exemplary service to our customers."
AT&T Announces New Contract with Aviation Consultants SH&E,
- "We needed a provider capable of providing global network
services," said Richard Ridolfo, chief information officer of SH&E,
Inc. "The solution delivered by AT&T will provide us with robust and
reliable real-time communications services and allow us to focus our efforts on
the most important aspect of our business - our customers."
AT&T's Global Network Brings Benefits to AT&T Williams in
- The benefits of working with AT&T were apparent from Day One, according
to Alex Burns, the chief operating officer of Williams. "Like most Formula
One teams before AT&T became involved, we had to take a piecemeal approach
to our networking resources," he said."Our primary mission is to build
and operate race cars and win races - not to run a network - but having a
reliable and robust IT infrastructure is a basic requirement. In the past, we
would assemble the resources we needed from a number of suppliers and integrate
the different elements together in-house to meet our unique requirements.
MEDITECH Upgrades Conference Platform with AT&T
- "AT&T's Web-conferencing services have already proved to be an
advantage for our business, enhancing our customer relationships on a daily
basis," said Philip Polimeno, director of Corporate Technology Group for
MEDITECH. "We are confident that this upgrade will take our interaction and
communication with clients to a new level, benefiting our organization for
years to come."
AT&T Inks New Network Contract with True2Form Collision Repair
- "We needed a provider capable of converging our internal communications
network to help us efficiently manage important customer data," said Janice
Labinka, corporate controller, True2Form Collision Repair Centers, Inc. "We
are confident that AT&T's solution will support our ultimate goal to
provide industry-leading customer service."
U.S. Olympic Training Centers Receive Multimillion-Dollar Technology Upgrade
- "We are excited to continue our relationship with AT&T as we
prepare for the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China," said Jim Scherr,
United States Olympic Committee Chief Executive Officer. "The AT&T
solutions installed at our U.S. Olympic Training Centers are not only providing
athletes with the tools to improve training and school work but also keeping
them connected to family and friends, a critical component to ensure that
athletes stay motivated throughout long months of training."
AT&T Announces New Five-Year Contract with Glenn County Office of
- "We needed to upgrade our existing copper network to support the
delivery of enhanced educational content and reliable Internet access to all of
our schools," said Larry Metzger, chief information officer of Glenn County
Office of Education. "With the help of AT&T, we'll be able to provide
advanced technologies to our faculty and students for an improved learning
AT&T Delivers Package of Ethernet and Network Applications to Knight
AT&T to Provide Converged Network Services for Weston Foods, Inc.
- "In order to stay competitive in a fast-paced environment, it is
critical that we provide reliable access to business applications and
information from anywhere and at anytime," said Bob Chernoff, vice
president of Information Systems for Weston Foods, Inc. "With the AT&T
managed network in place, we are confident that we will be able to provide that
access with increased speed leading to better and more timely business
decisions. At the same time, turning over the management of our network will
provide efficiencies and allow our internal IT team to re-focus on valuable new
initiatives for the business."
Compass Aerospace Northwest Selects AT&T for New Network Services
- "We needed a unified network platform to help us manage our costs and
streamline our communications throughout the company," said Ekta Chopra,
director of information technology at Compass Aerospace Northwest. "The
network solution provided by AT&T will complement our paperless shop floor
while solidifying our reputation for quick turn on critical production
elements, as well as complement our ability to serve our customers with
Kuehne + Nagel Signs Network Integration Contract with AT&T
- "We are pleased to extend our relationship with AT&T," said
Christophe Cachat, Chief Information Officer for Kuehne + Nagel, Inc. "As a
business that is expanding globally, we must meet the specific needs of every
region and feel confident that each site is performing at an optimal level.
AT&T has provided outstanding service to our major facilities in the United
States, and we are certain the new network will enhance the operations of our
facilities in Mexico."
CORESTAFF Services and AT&T Extend Relationship
- "Due to the ever-changing requirements of the staffing industry, the
amount of data flowing through our network has quadrupled over the past six
years, and it was becoming increasingly challenging to manage the peaks,"
said Dan DiGregorio, chief information officer of CORESTAFF. "AT&T's
managed VPN is so fast that our users enjoy consistent response time and the
network monitoring system gives us the ability to examine real-time and
historical network performance."
AT&T Selected to Provide Voice and Data Network Services to Hickman
Williams & Company
- "With a strong reputation for providing reliable and dependable
services, AT&T was an obvious choice for us," said Sandy Hartman, IT
manager of Hickman, Williams & Company. "Their voice and data network
services will provide dramatic efficiencies and deliver a host of new
capabilities to our employees."
AT&T Wins Global Networking Contract Worth Nearly $1 Billion From General
- "AT&T's networking expertise and global reach make it uniquely
qualified to meet the telecommunications needs of a global, multinational
company like ours," said Ralph Szygenda, group vice president and chief
information officer of General Motors. "This agreement is a strategic step
toward strengthening telecommunications across our global enterprise. It
ensures that we have the basic infrastructure in place to give GM employees
anywhere in the world the ability to collaborate online in real time on
engineering, manufacturing, design and supply-chain. It is expected to enable
increased productivity and collaboration and to maximize GM's global
AT&T Advances Network Security for Banner Pharmacaps Inc.
- "Banner is committed to developing the most innovative drug delivery
systems and technologies, so we need network security and operability that can
keep up with our mission," said Bill Bissinger of Banner Pharmacaps.
"AT&T's security offerings and global reach give us not only what we
need; they actually help us improve our business by increasing the efficiency
of Banner's security procedures and maintaining scalability of the network as
AT&T Expands Contract With LA Weight Loss Centers, Inc.
- "We are pleased to expand our relationship with AT&T to support our
company growth," said John Janthor, vice president, Information Technology
for LA Weight Loss Centers, Inc. "AT&T's new networking solution will
provide significantly more bandwidth and improved functionality to support our
business and technical needs."
AT&T's Sophisticated Networking Capabilities Help O'Neal Steel Deploy New
Application Systems for the Metals Distribution Market
- "As a global business in a competitive market we've long understood the
role technology plays in reducing costs and facilitating business expansion and
revenue growth," said Kenny McCrary, technology manager, O'Neal Steel.
"In AT&T we have found a solution provider committed to helping us
leverage advanced networking technology that has resulted in consistently
higher levels of customer satisfaction."
AT&T Announces New Contract With Fresno Unified School District
- "With more than 100 schools and administration buildings and more than
75,000 students, we needed a provider capable of linking all of our sites on a
converged network platform to enhance our educational structure," said
Michael E. Hanson, superintendent of Fresno Unified School District. "The
network solution provided by AT&T will allow us to connect our schools at a
cost-effective rate and help us provide our students, teachers, and faculty
with the latest advancements in technology and e-learning
AT&T Delivers FTD New Voice and Data Solutions
- "FTD is dedicated to providing a high-level of personalized services
for our florists, which will in turn, provide high-quality service for
customers," said Eric Hudgens, vice president of Mercury Technology of FTD.
"We value the support that AT&T offers us so that we can focus on
strengthening our business and that of our members."
AT&T Wins 13-Site VPN and Remote Access Contract from TPO Displays
- "Integrating the various IT systems of the two founding partners of TPO
is an immense challenge with the scale and geographic spread of our operations.
Moreover, our existing networks were not enabled for voice communication,"
said Mr. YY Chang, vice president of TPO. "After a stringent evaluation
process, we chose AT&T for their capabilities in managing such a complex
networking project as well as for the flexibility in the solution offered,
which is tailored to meet our unique requirements. With this deployment, we
expect cost savings to nearly US$1 million annually."
AT&T Completes Network Integration for CDI Corporation
- "CDI is dedicated to helping our clients improve their profitability
and efficiency by providing high-value engineering, IT and staffing
outsourcing," said Steve Levenkron, vice president, Enterprise Computing
Services of CDI. "The solution implemented by AT&T allows us to improve
our own efficiency and free up resources that will translate into better
service for our clients."
AT&T Announces New Voice and Data Services Contract with Judson
- "We needed a communications provider that would enable us to provide
our students with the most up-to-date and efficient technology for their
academic endeavors," said Steven Dutcher, Judson College's vice president
of Information Technology. "The optical networking services will not only
support our new library and data center but will help us enhance our entire
communications network so that we can support additional technologies in the
future and continue to improve the educational experience for our
Goodrich Chooses AT&T for Next-Generation Network Technology
- "We turned to AT&T to assist us in continuing to build upon our
communications foundation in support of our enterprise wide strategic
objectives," said Steve Hagood, vice president and chief information
officer of Goodrich. "Our complex international business model requires an
extensive and highly efficient network. With more than 22,000 employees across
the globe, we rely on high-level network communication and data services to
ensure that our products and systems are at the right place at the right time
to meet the just-in-time delivery requirements of our global airframe, airline
and defense customers," added Hagood.
AT&T Announces New Contract with Valley Care Health System
- "With multiple locations throughout our health care system, we needed a
provider with state-of-the-art technology to support advanced applications and
link our multiple locations under one network," said Ken Jensen, chief
financial officer, Valley Care Health System. "We are confident that the
solution provided by AT&T will sustain our current Web-based clinical
applications with increased security, and provide the flexibility needed to
implement future applications, such as E911, which will enable us to better
serve our patients."
AT&T to Support Edward Jones' Investor Satisfaction Efforts with Technology
- "The satellite system is no longer adequate to serve our growing branch
network, so we've designed this technology upgrade to ensure reliable access to
applications that complement face-to-face customer interaction in all branch
offices," said Vinny Ferrari, chief information officer for Edward Jones.
"Once completed, our Global Branch Network will enable each office to take
full advantage of leading-edge applications that will help us better
communicate with our clients."
AT&T Announces New Three-Year Voice and Data Services Contract with
Resource One Credit Union
- "We needed a solution that would allow us the flexibility to prioritize
our data while providing expanded bandwidth to support advanced voice
applications," said Mark Gregory, chief information officer of Resource One
Credit Union. "The services provided by AT&T will help us attain the
highest levels of network efficiency and will free up resources, allowing us to
continue to focus on the most important aspect of our business: our
San Francisco Bay Area Water and Sewage Provider Increases Capabilities Through
AT&T Announces New Contract with Southwest Business Corporation
- "SWBC has always invested in technology in order to meet our customers'
needs in the most efficient and cost-effective manner," said Gregory
Lawler, CIO, Southwest Business Corporation. "This new network will
complete the unification of our locations and provide a single, converged
platform, allowing us to enhance the security of our data and increase the
efficiency and the quality of our customer service.";
Wescom Credit Union Chooses AT&T For New Network
- "We're thrilled with the solution that AT&T has provided to
Wescom," said Sam Sandhu, vice president of Information Technology at
Wescom. "This is a milestone for our company, because it marks the first
time in Wescom's history that mission-critical financial data will be
transported over an IP-based network. Not only do we have a stellar
disaster-recovery network, but by replacing Frame Relay ports and PVCs with IP
circuits, Wescom has been able to lower the cost of its disaster-recovery
network and simplify the process for provisioning service at new branch
AT&T Announces New Contract with Lake Erie Educational Computer
- "With multiple locations throughout the region, we needed a provider
capable of connecting our facilities via a high speed fiber based network,"
said Lloyd Wright, director of technology, Lake Erie Educational Computer
Association. "We believe that the solution provided by AT&T will
fulfill our bandwidth needs for the immediate future. This will allow us to
better serve our customers' existing needs while allowing us to consider the
expansion of our service offerings over the next few years."
AT&T Government Solutions Announces $17.2 Million VPN Network Order with
Department of Veterans Affairs
AT&T Selected by Working Solutions to Keep Remote Agents Connected
- "With calls and e-mail coming in around the clock, our operations never
stop. So we consider AT&T's efforts to maximize network redundancy and
resiliency essential," said Tim Houlne, CEO of Working Solutions. "At
the end of the day, the value we deliver is increased customer satisfaction and
loyalty, both of which require consistent, reliable network service."
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