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Government Solutions Appoints Chris Smith, Former CIO of USDA with a Strong
Background in Cloud, Mobility, and Security, as New Vice President for
Technology Smith will lead a team of 175 technologists charged with
developing a broad array of AT&T products and services to meet the unique
needs of the federal market.
Army Awards AT&T Government Solutions Place on $4.1 Billion, Five-Year IDIQ
Contract to Supply Communications and Transmission Systems
AT&T is now eligible to provision Communications and Transmission Systems for the Project Manager, Defense Communications and Army Transmission Systems (PM DCATS.)
- AT&T Storage
as a Service (STaaS) has been granted provisional
approval to offer cloud services under the GSA Federal Risk Authorization
Management Program (FedRAMP), achieving the
highest level of security defined within the program. AT&T StaaS
provides storage capacity on demand, allowing government workers to securely
access their stored data from anywhere and at any time.
Postal Service Grants Two Awards to AT&T
AT&T Government Solutions will provide data networking to USPS locations nationwide and MTIPS secure Internet access to USPS headquarters in Washington D.C. and two major USPS data centers.
AT&T Awarded GRITS II
The General Services Administration (GSA) recently awarded AT&T a spot on the GSA Region 4 Integrated Telecommunications Services contract, known as GRITS II. This Indefinite Delivery-Indefinite Quantity contract allows AT&T to bid and offer local telecommunication services, such as voice, data, and Internet solutions, to federal customers in the Southeast Sunbelt Region.
Navy’s Next Generation Enterprise Network contract
The team led by Hewlett-Packard Co. that includes AT&T, IBM, Lockheed Martin, and Northrop Grumman captured the Navy’s Next Generation Enterprise Network contract. According to Bill Toti, vice president and account executive at HP Enterprise Services, “if you want to run the world’s biggest network, having the world’s largest network provider (AT&T) is a good idea.”
AT&T fights downturn with investments -- Washington
Despite government cuts to contracting, AT&T is focused on investment, putting $19.7 billion into its networks in 2012 alone and $98 billion since 2008. “When budgets are down, technology comes to be the media by which you can still deliver your mission,” said Kay Kapoor, president of AT&T Government Solutions. “If anything, we’re investing more in our technology now.”
AT&T Awarded Interior Cloud Contract
The Department of the Interior awarded AT&T Government Solutions a place on the agency's Foundation Cloud Hosting Services Indefinite Delivery-Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contracts. Cloud is a major initiative in the Department’s 21st century IT transformation effort. Through these contracts, AT&T will have the opportunity to support the Department’s pursuit of its stated business objectives for the program: improving the availability, performance, and flexibility of data center services, promoting the use of green IT, and reducing the cost of delivering IT services while enabling the scaling of infrastructure and application resources needed to meet the evolving demands within the Department.
AT&T Appoints New
President of Government Solutions
Kay Kapoor, formerly of Accenture Federal Services, will head the company’s federal business unit.
U.S. Marine Corps
Selects AT&T Government Solutions for Trusted Handheld Contract
AT&T to Develop Highly-Secure, Commercially-Available Mobile Devices for Military
Solutions Receives Authority to Operate for Cloud Storage
AT&T to Offer On-Demand Storage as a Service to Federal Agencies
Continues Strong Support of CyberPatriot as Cyber Gold Sponsor
The Air Force Association (AFA) recognized the ongoing support of AT&T* as they have renewed their Cyber Gold Sponsorship of AFA’s CyberPatriot—National High School Cyber Defense Competition.
The U.S. Navy to
Deploy AT&T 9-1-1 Routing and Management Service Nationwide
AT&T 9-1-1 Routing and Management Service to Improve Emergency Communication for the U.S. Navy
Launches 2012-2013 Operation Hand Salute
program for service-disabled veteran CEOs helping them improve their
business operations and enhance their ability to win corporate contracts
Government Solutions Selected as Prime Vendor for U.S. Department of Homeland
Security TacCom Contract
Contract Provides Platform to Modernize Networks for First Responders
run Cold War-era military network for five more years
The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) awarded AT&T a 5 year sole-source contract extension to operate the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Alerting Network (CJCSAN). For nearly 50 years, AT&T has run CJCSAN out of its highly secure Special Government Operations Centers.
Announces AT&T PS-Prep™ Certification
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced that AT&T Inc. has become the first private sector company to be certified to DHS-selected standards under the Voluntary Private Sector Preparedness Program.
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