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CenturyLink Includes BroadSoft UCaaS Tech to GSA IT Schedule 70 Portfolio; Erich Sanchack Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 19, 2017 — CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) has added BroadSoft‘s cloud-based unified communications-as-a-service platform to its public sector offerings under the General Services Administration‘s Information Technology Schedule 70 contract vehicle, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. BroadSoft Government Cloud powers the UCaaS technology that works to support secure, mobile and on-demand …

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CenturyLink Adds EagleForce’s Predictive Analytics Tech to GSA IT Schedule 70; Erich Sanchack Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 6, 2017 — CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) has added EagleForce Associates‘ predictive analytics platform for pharmaceutical applications as part of its offering under the General Services Administration‘s Information Technology Schedule 70 contract vehicle, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. EagleForce’s technology works to facilitate real-time monitoring of medications through the use of neural …

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Level 3 Vet Edward Morche to Serve as CenturyLink President of Strategic Enterprise, Federal and State Gov

Edward Morche, a 16-year Level 3 Communications (NYSE: LVLT) veteran, will serve as president of strategic enterprise, federal government and state government business unit at CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) once the Monroe, Louisiana-based telecommunications firm completes its pending $34 billion acquisition of Level 3. Erich Sanchack continues to lead the federal government group. Morche will …

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CenturyLink, ThreatConnect to Integrate Tech for Managed Security Service Offering

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 14, 2017 — CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) has entered into a partnership with ThreatConnect for the integration of their managed security service and threat defense technology to build on clients’ cybersecurity posture, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. ThreatConnect said Monday its SAP HANA-powered security platform will complement CenturyLink’s managed security services in …

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GovCon Wire’s Weekly Roundup: American Infrastructure, Privatized ATC and More

Weekly Roundup June 5 – June 9 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson This past Wednesday, President Trump brought attention to his plan to overhaul the crumbling infrastructure of the U.S. During a speech in Cincinnati, Ohio, Trump called for bipartisan …

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Level 3’s Jeff Storey to Succeed Glen Post as CenturyLink CEO in 2019

Jeff Storey, president and CEO of Broomfield, Colorado-based Level 3 Communications (NYSE: LVLT), will serve as president, chief operating officer and board member at CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) once the Monroe, Louisiana-based telecommunications firm completes its planned $34 billion acquisition of Level 3. Storey will succeed CenturyLink CEO Glen Post, who will …

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Private Equity Consortium Wraps Up Purchase of CenturyLink’s Data Centers, Colocation Business

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) has finalized the sale of its colocation business and 54 data centers to a consortium led by private equity firms Medina Capital and BC Partners. CenturyLink said Tuesday it has secured net pre-tax proceeds valued at approximately $1.86 billion and assumed ownership of 10 percent minority stake in the newly created global security …

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Glen Post to Lead Senior Leadership Team of Future CenturyLink-Level 3 Combined Firm

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) has named the executives that will form the senior leadership team of the future combined company that will result from its planned $34 billion purchase of Level 3 Communications (NYSE: LVLT). Glen Post III, CEO and president of CenturyLink, will lead the team as part of the …

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CenturyLink, Level 3 Get 4 Additional State Clearances for Planned $34B Merger

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) and Level 3 Communications (NYSE: LVLT) have received regulatory clearances in Maryland, Delaware, Hawaii and Washington, D.C., for the companies’ planned merger that was announced in October 2016. The approvals are in addition to the clearances the firms earlier received from the states of Connecticut, Georgia, Indiana, Louisiana, Nevada, Ohio, Texas, Utah and …

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CenturyLink Lands GSA Contract for VoIP Services at FAS; Erich Sanchack Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 11, 2017 — CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) has secured a potential $6 million contract from the General Services Administration for hosted contact center and voice over internet protocol services to the Federal Acquisition Service, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Monday the contract awarded through the IT Schedule 70 vehicle …

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