Qwest Communications has received a three-year contract worth $7.2 million from the state of Utah for a cost-saving, converged voice and data network. Qwest has begun connecting 300 locations in Salt Lake City and along Utah’s Wasatch Front using its Metro Optical Ethernet (QMOE) data networking platform, with thirty sites already connected. The Qwest-designed solution leverages the power of ethernet and optical technologies across metro area networks, providing up to 1 Gbps in speed to each site.
Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC), Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) and Collins Aerospace has landed contracts from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to develop technology platforms for countering anti-access/area denial threats. DARPA selected the three companies to participate in the first and second phases of the System-of -Systems Enhanced Small Unit program, according to a notice posted Tuesday on the beta SAM website.
Liberty IT Solutions has secured a $380M task order to help the Department of Veterans Affairs develop and manage an application programming interface platform.