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.
The U.S. Navy has announced plans to award Perspecta (NYSE: PRSP) a contract extension to continue to provide information technology services under the service’s Next Generation Enterprise Network program.
The U.S. Navy has started the bidding process for a project to develop a medium unmanned surface vehicle prototype and plans to name a winning contractor by the first quarter of the government's 2020 fiscal year.