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Telecom Industry Vet Diana Gowen Named MetTel Federal Program GM, SVP

Diana Gowen, a 30-year telecommunications and networking industry veteran, has joined New York-based communications firm MetTel as general manager and senior vice president of federal program. Gowen will work through the company’s Washington, D.C.-based office as she helps MetTel expand the delivery of communications platforms and services to federal agencies, MetTel …

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Diana Gowen Heads to Deep Water Point as Principal Consultant

Diana Gowen, formerly head of CenturyLink‘s (NYSE: CTL) public sector business, has joined business navigator firm Deep Water Point as that company seeks to expand its reach in the information technology and telecommunications spheres. The 30-year industry veteran will lead teams in support of both civilian and defense clients, Deep Water Point said Tuesday. …

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Diana Gowen to Retire as CenturyLink Government SVP, GM

Diana Gowen, senior vice president and general manager of CenturyLink‘s (NYSE: CTL) government services business, plans to retire at the end of this month after nine years as the unit’s leader, Washington Technology reported Wednesday. Nick Wakeman writes that Gowen, a 30-year industry veteran, joined the group in July 2005 …

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CenturyLink Wins Potential $750M DISA Fiber Optic Net IDIQ; Diana Gowen Comments

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) has won a potential $750 million contract from the Defense Information Systems Agency to install a fiber-optic network for connecting the Defense Department‘s supercomputers and researchers. DISA’s defense information technology contracting organization awarded the Defense Research and Engineering Network III contract as a potential 10-year indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, …

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CenturyLink Wins $250M for Private Defense Comm.; Diana Gowen Comments

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 …

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Qwest Snags $100 Million Data Services Deal with DISA/DITCO

Qwest Communications (NYSE: Q) secured a multi-year task order for data services from the Defense Information Systems Agency/Defense Information Technology Contracting Organization. The deal is valued at over $100 million. “Qwest is a longtime communications partner of the DoD, ” said Diana Gowen, senior vice president and general manager of …

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Qwest’s Diana Gowen on MTIPS Approval

Qwest’s (NYSE: Q) Managed Trusted Internet Protocol Service (MTIPS) has been approved for use by federal agencies to meet upcoming deadlines set by the Office of Management and Budget for securing external access points to the Internet. According the firm, “Qwest provides its MTIPS Internet security solution in a cloud-based …

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Qwest’s Diana Gowen on New Cyber Center

According to The New New Internet: “Last month, Qwest Communications opened a new facility in the Washington, DC area for cloud computing infrastructure services, its 17th Cyber Center in the nation. In a recent interview with Fed Cloud Blog, Diana Gowen, senior vice president and general manager at Qwest Government …

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Qwest Wins $14.2 Million NASA Contract to Upgrade Corporate Backbone Circuits

NASA has awarded a $14.2 million contract to Qwest Communications (NYSE: Q), to upgrade its Corporate Backbone circuits from 2.5Gbps to 10Gbps. Diana Gowen, Qwest Government Services, Senior Vice President and General Manager at Qwest Government Services, said of the contract win, “Qwest provides a nationwide wavelength infrastructure that will provide NASA …

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