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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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CenturyLink Gets Justice Dept OK on Sale of Level 3 Network Assets in Albuquerque

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 16, 2018 — CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) has secured initial clearance to sell certain Albuquerque, New Mexico-based fiber network assets of recently acquired Level 3 Communications to Unite Private Networks following a review by the Justice Department, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The Federal Communications Commission and other government …

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Wray Varley Joins BT Federal as President, CEO

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 …

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Glen Post to Retire as CenturyLink CEO in May

Glen Post, CEO of CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) over the past 26 years, will retire from his position in May and be succeeded by Chief Operating Officer and President Jeff Storey. Post originally planned to retire on Jan. 1, 2019 but he decided to move his retirement earlier and make it effective on …

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