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David Young, Strategic Gov’t SVP at CenturyLink, Named to 2019 Wash100 for His Efforts Advancing IT and Serving Federal Clients

Executive Mosaic is pleased to announce David Young, senior vice president of strategic government at CenturyLink, as an inductee into the 2019 edition of Wash100 — Executive Mosaic’s annual selection of the most influential voices in the government contracting arena — for his efforts to serve federal clients and advance IT. This marks the second consecutive Wash100 award for Young.  

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CenturyLink’s David Young on Gov’t Shutdown, EIS Telecom Contract Transition

David Young, senior vice president of strategic government at CenturyLink, has said he believes a delay in agencies’ issuance of solicitations under the $50B Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions contract for telecommunications services due to the partial government shutdown does not affect the transition goal for the EIS vehicle, FCW reported Thursday. In December, the General Services Administration decided to extend until 2023 existing telecom support contracts, which are set to expire in 2020, to provide agencies enough time to transition to the EIS vehicle.

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CenturyLink’s David Young on GSA’s Move to Extend EIS Telecom Contract Transition

David Young, senior vice president of strategic government group at CenturyLink, told Federal News Network in an interview published Monday about the potential advantage to carriers and agencies of the move to extend the transition timeline for the Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions contract. The decision makes the EIS program “more feasible and …

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Kathryn Condello: CenturyLink Aims to Address Cyber Threats via Public-Private Partnerships

Kathryn Condello, senior director for national security and emergency preparedness at CenturyLink, has discussed how the company works to mitigate cyber risks through public-private partnerships. Condello wrote in a blog post published Monday that representatives from the communications, power and financial services sectors have drafted a joint response plan in …

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Oregon Collaborative Group Acquires CenturyLink Fiber Lines for Statewide Network Effort

CenturyLink has announced that its optical fiber lines will be used by an academe-government partnership to establish a high-speed network that will be deployed across Oregon in summer 2019. The Oregon Fiber Partnership, a collaboration between the state government, the Oregon State University and several other public research universities, acquired …

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CenturyLink Launches Cloud Connectivity Offering

CenturyLink has introduced an offering meant to help enterprise customers connect across hybrid cloud workloads through a portal or an application program interface integration method. The Cloud Connect Dynamic Connections service is intended to link CenturyLink’s fiber network of public and private data centers and on-net enterprise facilities to multiple cloud service providers, …

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CenturyLink Holds Consolidated Spot on EIS Telecom Contract After Level 3 Purchase; David Young Quoted

The number of companies that won positions on the General Services Administration’s $50B Enterprise Infrastructure Services contract has dropped from 10 to nine after CenturyLink closed its acquisition of Level 3 Communications in 2017, Nextgov reported Wednesday. David Young, senior vice president of strategic government group at CenturyLink, told the …

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CenturyLink’s Cloud Services Available to Utah Agencies Under NASPO Procurement Vehicle

CenturyLink can now offer cloud computing platforms and managed services to Utah’s public sector organizations via multistate cooperative procurement vehicle managed by the National Association of State Procurement Officials. The company said Tuesday its software, infrastructure and platform-as-a-service offerings are available to Utah agencies as part of the NASPO ValuePoint Cloud Solutions Master Agreement. …

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David Young: CenturyLink Gets ATO to Offer IT, Managed Services Via GSA Alliant 2 Contract

CenturyLink has secured authority to operate from the General Services Administration to offer information technology platforms and services to federal agencies under a 10-year, $50 billion governmentwide acquisition contract. David Young, senior vice president for strategic government at CenturyLink and a 2018 Wash100 recipient, said in a statement released Monday …

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CenturyLink’s David Young: Transition to EIS Contract Demands ‘New Culture’ Over Tech Use

David Young, senior vice president of strategic government at CenturyLink, has said government agencies should look at the transition from Networx to the potential 15-year, $50 billion Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions contract vehicle as a lifestyle change, Federal Times reported Tuesday. “Really what we have to do is get in a new …

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CenturyLink Designated as Quilt Coalition’s Internet Service Provider; David Young Comments

A nonprofit coalition of U.S. research and education networks has authorized CenturyLink to offer commercial internet services to the organization’s members under a two-year contract. CenturyLink said Wednesday it won a contract from Quilt after a competitive solicitation process for internet protocol transit providers. David Young, senior vice president of strategic …

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CenturyLink’s David Young: Agencies Need ‘Programmatic Approach’ as They Transition to EIS Contract

David Young, senior vice president of strategic government at CenturyLink, has said information technology managers at federal agencies should implement a “programmatic approach” as their organizations transform their IT systems and transition from Networx to the potential 15-year, $50 billion Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions contract vehicle, MeriTalk reported Tuesday. “If we …

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CenturyLink Gains DOJ Nod to Sell Level 3’s Arizona Network Assets to FirstDigital Telecom

The Justice Department has approved CenturyLink‘s proposal to sell certain Level 3 Communications assets in Tucson, Ariz., to FirstDigital Telecom. CenturyLink said Monday it will divest metro fiber network platforms as part of an agreement with DOJ related to the telecommunication firm’s approximately $34 billion acquisition of Level 3. The proposed sale is subject to …

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