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AT&T’s Chris Smith on Federal News Radio
New Cyber Laws Could Pave Way for Unified Threat Defense. “...five recently passed cybersecurity bills could help U.S. government agencies develop a unified approach to infrastructure security.” December, 2014
Casey Coleman's take on what's next for federal IT
It's been exactly one year since Casey Coleman started her new role as client executive vice president at AT&T Government Solutions. Coleman said the understanding of federal IT operations she gained during her 12 years at GSA has been invaluable when working with government customers.
Renews CyberPatriot, Supplies over 300 3G SIM Cards for Program
For the third consecutive year, AT&T is supporting the Air Force Association's National Youth Cyber Education Program. This year, AT&T donated 325 3G SIM cards for use in AT&T air card devices used by participants during the CyberPatriot Defense Competition.
- Kay Kapoor on AT&T's convergence strategy
Nick Wakeman included his interview with Kay Kapoor in a recent Washington Technology blog post. Kapoor, “We have AT&T Labs, but we also have the AT&T Foundry®, which is the lab model but with an Agile development approach. We can take a customer with a business problem into the lab and build a prototype quickly and decide whether it works or not. If it works, we can scale it and deploy with the security and other requirements the government needs.”
- AT&T launches cloud
storage offer for Federal Government Agencies with built-in network
AT&T Synaptic Storage as a Service for Government is a multi-tenant, community cloud offer.
- AT&T Enhances its Wireless
Discount Program for Military Spouses
The company has updated its existing wireless services discount program for qualified U.S. military personnel to allow their spouses to enroll for the services even while their significant other is away on deployment
Department of State Awards AT&T Government Solutions Vanguard 2.2.5, the
Foreign Post Telephone Replacement Program
Kay Kapoor, President, AT&T Government Solutions, said, “AT&T Government Solutions is proud to serve the U.S. Department of State as it deploys leading-edge communications technologies that will serve as a critical resource in its diplomatic missions worldwide.”
- A new MeriTalk report, “Cloud Confusion: Is Private Cloud Holding Feds
Back?” - underwritten by AT&T, reveals survey results indicating that
applications to the cloud could save $18.9 Billion annually in Federal IT
costs. July 23, 2014.
to Provide IP Systems to US Embassies For $275M; Kay Kapoor Comments
… a five-year, $275 million task order from the State
Department for IP telephony systems at U.S. embassies and consulate
offices around the world.” ExecutiveBiz, July 21, 2014
Survey Finds Increased Use of M2M Data Could Improve Federal Agencies'
Effectiveness Collecting information on physical assets is essential to
mission execution in federal agencies, according to a new study from Government Business
Council (GBC) and AT&T Government Solutions. YAHOOFinance
- FDIC Awards AT&T Government Solutions $12 Million Contract
to Provide Enterprise WAN and Voice Services to 95 FDIC Locations
Kay Kapoor, President, AT&T Government Solutions, said, "We look forward to working closely with FDIC’s Division of Information Technology to help FDIC realize the service delivery, productivity, security and cost savings they seek.”
- 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.
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.
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.
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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