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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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AT&T Lands DISA Contract for Pacific Theater Network Update; Anthony Robbins Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 13, 2017 — AT&T (NYSE: T) will update the Defense Information Systems Agency‘s network infrastructure in Hawaii under a 10-year contract to facilitate communications support for Pacific theater military operations, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Wednesday the network will drive the transmission of voice, video and data …

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Boeing’s Chris Ahsmann Named to Network Centric Operations Industry Consortium’s Board

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 20, 2017 — An executive at Boeing‘s (NYSE: BA) defense, space and security business has joined the board of directors of the Network Centric Operations Industry Consortium, GovCon Executive reported Monday. NCOIC said Thursday Chris Ahsmann, vice president of mission system at BDS, will help lead the group’s efforts …

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Air Force Unveils Comms Device for Crew of General Atomics-Built Reaper UAV

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 20, 2017 — The U.S. Air Force has developed an updated communications device to connect ground forces and aircrew of the General Atomics-built MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aerial vehicle during counterterrorism operations, ExecutiveGov reported Monday. The service branch said Thursday the “Frankenphone” features self-contained electronics and other updates for …

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Vectrus Lands $212M Army Contract Modification for Comms & Info Systems Support

Vectrus (NYSE: VEC) has secured a $212 million contract modification from the U.S. Army to support communications equipment and information systems of the Army Network Enterprise Technology Command and its subordinate units in the Southwest Asia theater of operations. The Defense Department said Friday the company will perform work in Afghanistan, …

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Serco to Use Content Guru Contact Center Platform for Gov’t Customer Service

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 10, 2017 — Serco will collaborate with Content Guru to deliver the latter’s storm cloud-based communications integration platform to provide contact center support for the public sector, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The platform will work to streamline communications from the public through social media, email, SMS, voice and …

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Carl D’Alessandro, VP for Global Business Dev’t at Harris, Named to 2017 Wash100

Executive Mosaic, Tysons Corner, VA March 31, 2017 — Carl D’Alessandro, former president for critical networks at Harris Corp., has been selected for this year’s Executive Mosaic Wash100 for his leadership in air traffic control and communications. The Wash100 is the premier group of private and public sector executives selected by Executive …

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Harris, Avtec Enter Reseller Agreement on Public Safety Dispatch Consoles

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 24, 2017 — A business unit of Harris (NYSE: HRS) has formed a strategic partnership with Avtec to resell the latter’s dispatch console system to public safety, energy, government and industry customers in North America, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Avtec said Wednesday Harris’ public safety and professional communications division will …

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CenturyLink, Level 3 Shareholders OK $34B Merger Deal

Shareholders at CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) and Level 3 Communications (NYSE: LVLT) have separately approved the deal originally announced in October 2016 for CenturyLink to buy Level 3 for approximately $34 billion in a cash-and-stock transaction. Holders of approximately 81.2 percent of all outstanding shares in Level 3 voted in favor of the merger …

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Veritas Capital Raises $3.6B for Future Investment in Midmarket Tech Companies

Veritas Capital has raised $3.55 billion to fund future investments in technology-focused middle-market companies that support government-related and commercial organizations across various sectors. The private equity investment firm said Wednesday Veritas Capital Fund VI, which exceeded the target hard cap of $3 billion in four months, could go to investments in sectors such …

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