DOJ Awards $984M Contract to AT&T to Improve Tech Modernization; Stacy Schwartz Quoted

Jeff Brody
Stacy Schwartz

AT&T announced on Monday that the Department of Justice (DOJ) has selected the company to help improve its mission performance with modernized technology through a potential 15-year, $984 million task order through the General Services Administration’s (GSA) Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions (EIS) technology procurement program. 

DOJ will transition to a next-generation communications platform supporting more than 120,000 employees across more than 2,100 locations. The fully managed solution includes a breadth of networking capabilities, including IP voice, data, security, cloud access and professional services. 

“The DOJ and its component organizations do the hard work of protecting the freedoms, rights and safety of all Americans,” said Stacy Schwartz, vice president of Public Safety and FirstNet for AT&T. “We are honored to provide a modern communications platform and capabilities to support the DOJ’s work for the next 15 years,” Schwartz added. 

The new solution will help simplify cloud adoption across 43 component organizations and support the Department’s Joint Cloud Optimized Trusted Internet Connection Service (JCOTS), which will accelerate the path for DOJ to access multiple cloud environments with improved security, reliability and speed. 

Additionally, the DOJ solution includes access to the AT&T mobility network and FirstNet, the nationwide, dedicated communications platform purpose-built for public safety. 

About AT&T

We help family, friends and neighbors connect in meaningful ways every day. From the first phone call 140+ years ago to mobile video streaming, we innovate to improve lives. We have the nation’s fastest wireless network. According to America’s biggest test, we have the nation’s best wireless network.

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