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America the Beautiful. USO Smashes Last Year’s Fundraising Record

USO-Metro’s 15th Annual Stars and Stripes Benefit for the Troops has raised more than $250K in funds, breaking last year’s contribution record. Elaine Rogers, president and CEO of USO-Metro, presided over the annual networking event held Thursday at Hyatt Regency Tysons Corner Center in Virginia to raise funds for the …

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CenturyLink Offers Connectivity Platform for Cloud & Data Center Workloads

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 11, 2018 — CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) has unveiled a new hybrid cloud connectivity service built on a software-based networking platform as part of its Cloud Connect portfolio of offerings for government and enterprise customers, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday Cloud Connect Dynamic Connections works to enable …

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CenturyLink Named Partner in AWS Managed Service Provider Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 5, 2018 — Amazon Web Services has added CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) as a partner in the AWS Managed Service Provider program, enabling the latter to offer AWS-powered cloud products and services to the former’s customers, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. CenturyLink said Friday it completed a third-party audit to verify …

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CenturyLink to Offer IT Services for Fed Agencies Via Alliant 2; David Young Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 13, 2018 — CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) has received clearance from the General Services Administration to provide federal agencies its information technology products and services via the potential $50 billion Alliant 2 contract vehicle, ExecutiveBiz reported July 31. The company said July 30 its selection for the …

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CenturyLink’s David Young: Culture Change Over Tech a Part of Agency EIS Transition

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 30, 2018 — David Young, senior vice president of strategic government at CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL), has indicated that a change in culture is essentially part of federal agencies’ preparation for the shift from the General Services Administration‘s Networx contract to the Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions vehicle, ExecutiveBiz reported July 18. …

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CenturyLink Gets Contract for Internet Services to Quilt Coalition Members; David Young Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 12, 2018 — CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) has received a two-year contract to provide commercial internet services to members of a nonprofit coalition of U.S. research and education networks, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday it participated in a competitive solicitation process for internet protocol transit …

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CenturyLink’s David Young: Programmatic Approach, IT Modernization CoEs to Support EIS Transition

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 1, 2018 — David Young, senior vice president of strategic government at CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL), believes a programmatic approach will help federal information technology leaders in their agencies’ transition from the General Services Administration‘s Networx contract vehicle to the potential $50 billion Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Young, …

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CenturyLink Receives DOJ Approval to Sell Level 3 Network Assets

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 16, 2018 — CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) has received approval from the Justice Department to sell Level 3 Communications assets in the Tucson, Ariz., area to Utah-based FirstDigital Telecom, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The telecommunications company said Monday it will divest fiber network platforms as part of an …

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CenturyLink Promotes David Young From Regional VP to SVP for Strategic Government

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 11, 2018 — CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) has named David Young, formerly regional vice president for strategic government, to take the role of senior vice president of the company’s strategic government group, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said the appointment is part of its integration efforts and …

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Federal IT Sales Vet Bill O’Neill Named Chief Revenue Officer at ORock Technologies

Bill O’Neill, former head of Defense Department sales at Forcepoint, has joined ORock Technologies as chief revenue officer. The three-decade public sector technology market veteran will oversee sales, business and channel development functions, growth strategies, channel partnerships and collaborative account management efforts in his new role, ORock said Wednesday. At Forcepoint, O’Neill helped drive adoption …

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