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GSA, Telecom Firms Sign Govt-Wide Mobile Service BPA; Kay Kapoor Comments

AT&T (NYSE: T) Sprint (NYSE: S), T-Mobile and Verizon (NYSE: VZ) have signed a blanket purchase agreement with the General Services Administration to centralize service plans for agencies under one government-wide purchasing vehicle. The agency intends to consolidate wireless services under this strategic sourcing initiative and grant agencies access to …

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AT&T, Verizon, A&T Systems Win $200M VA Mobile Device IDIQ

AT&T Mobility (NYSE: T), Verizon Wireless (NYSE: VZ) and telecommunications infrastructure firm A&T Systems have won positions on a potential $200 million contract to provide mobile devices and services to the Department of Veterans Affairs. The VA also plans to acquire voice, text and data services through the five-year National …

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Smartronix $2.5B GSA Cloud Email Team Includes Terremark, Verizon; Susie Adams Comments

Smartronix‘s team to provide government agencies cloud computing-based email services under a $2.5 billion General Services Administration blanket purchase agreement includes Terremark and Verizon. Smartronix said in a release the team also includes two other companies certified to provide agencies with Microsoft products, as Microsoft technology will be a central …

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Verizon, AT&T to Provide DISA iPads for Mobility Test

The Defense Information Systems Agency has awarded contracts to Verizon (NYSE: VZ) and AT&T (NYSE: T) for Apple and Samsung mobile devices, Federal News Radio reports. Jason Miller reports DISA made the purchase with aims at expanding its program to acquire commercial mobile devices. According to Nextgov, the agency acquired …

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Verizon Wins $40M DISA Telecommunications IDIQ

Verizon‘s (NYSE: VZ) business services unit has won a $40, 787, 599 contract to provide telecommunications services for a Defense Department research and engineering computer network. The Pentagon said work under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract will support the department’s High Performance Computing Modernization Program Office. Work under the base period will …

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Verizon Joins General Dynamics-Led Army Private Cloud Contract Team

Verizon (NYSE: VZ) has joined a General Dynamics-led (NYSE: GD) team that won a position on a $249.8 million U.S. Army contract to provide cloud computing initiatives. The New York City-based telecommunications firm said it will help the Army consolidate its data centers under the Area Processing Centers Army Private …

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Verizon Wins $186M to Manage Postal Service’s Private IP Network

Verizon (NYSE: VZ) has won a six-year, $186 million agreement to continue designing, installing and managing a private Internet protocol communications network for the U.S. Postal Service, Verizon announced Tuesday. Verizon said it will design and manage the private, converged IP network in order to support mail system functions. Susan Zeleniak, group president …

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Terremark COO Nelson Fonseca to Succeed Kerry Bailey as Company President

Terremark, a Verizon (NYSE: VZ) company, has promoted its chief operating officer Nelson Fonseca to company president. Fonseca will succeed Kerry Bailey, who was recently named chief marketing officer of Verizon’s new organization that consolidated its enterprise operations for government and business customers. As COO, Fonseca was responsible for the company’s operational efficiency. He previously served …

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GSA Awards Spots on $5B Telecom Contract to 21 Firms

The General Services Administration has awarded 21 companies positions on the $5 billion Connections II telecommunications and network support contract. The GSA calls the award a “one-stop shop for buying telecommunications, network and communications solutions”, which will support existing infrastructure and customized agency needs. The companies will compete for task orders …

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Verizon Acquires Cloud Computing Firm, to Combine with Terremark

Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ) has acquired enterprise cloud computing firm CloudSwitch for an undisclosed amount. Verizon plans to combine Mass.-based CloudSwitch with its Terremark IT services subsidiary to enhance its hybrid cloud and cloud-to-cloud capabilities. CloudSwitch’s software eliminates barriers to enterprise cloud adoption by securely moving applications and workloads from data centers …

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