With Diana Gowen steering the ship as Senior Vice President of Qwest Government Services it has been announced that Qwest has been awarded Managed Trusted IP Service (MTIPS) contracts under both Networx Universal and Enterprise, joining AT&T as one of only two companies to win such contracts under both Networx Universal and Enterprise. Warren Suss, President of Suss Consulting was quoted as saying “In the past couple of years, Qwest has achieved an extraordinary set of victories in the government marketplace. They’ve been winning substantial contracts. They’ve done an impressive job at making a place for themselves at the table. ” Much of that success he attributes to Diana Gowen “She’s a remarkable woman, ” Suss said. Read more here.
Wray Varley, former vice president of the government segment at telecommunications equipment maker Infinera, has joined BT Federal as president and CEO, FierceTelecom reported Thursday. The report said Varley succeeds Tony Wellen, who has served as BT Federal’s interim CEO over the past six months and returned to his full-time post as chief operating officer of
The General Services Administration has awarded 61 companies positions on a potential 10-year, $50 billion governmentwide acquisition contract for information technology products and services. GSA said in a FedBizOpps notice posted Friday the award is for the unrestricted portion of the Alliant 2 GWAC that has a base term of five years and five option years.
The Defense Information Systems Agency has awarded CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) a multi-year task order worth more than $250 million to provide the Pentagon with private line communications. CenturyLink said in a release it will provide the services as the Pentagon transitions to Networx, a communications contract program for the federal government. The task order will