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Tim Meehan: CenturyLink to Provide Managed Disaster Recovery Services to OCC

CenturyLink has been awarded a potential six-year, $29 million contract to help the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency develop and manage a disaster recovery program for the agency’s mission-critical systems. The company said Monday it will also support the program’s testing, security, compliance, configuration management, emergency operations and documentation requirements. “CenturyLink is pleased to provide …

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CenturyLink Adds Cybersecurity Services to GSA Schedule; Tim Meehan Comments

CenturyLink has included a suite of cybersecurity services in its General Services Administration Schedule contract as the company aims to help customer agencies protect their information technology systems. The company said Thursday its Enhanced Cybersecurity Services portfolio comprises  email filtering, domain name system protection and signature-based intrusion prevention offerings. “Adding ECS to our IT Schedule 70 contract …

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Tim Meehan: CenturyLink Adds GENBAND Application Server to Networx Offerings

CenturyLink has added GENBAND-built application server products to its General Services Administration Networx telecommunications contract. GENBAND’s Experius server works to provide multimedia communications applications and integrate voice, video, instant messaging, presence, mobility, conferencing and collaboration tools networks and devices, CenturyLink said Thursday. Tim Meehan, senior vice president and general manager of CenturyLink’s federal government …

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CenturyLink Signs Up for DOE’s Better Buildings Initiative; David Meredith Comments

CenturyLink has joined an Energy Department-run program meant to encourage organizations to reduce energy consumption through technology investments and sharing of best practices. The company said Wednesday it aims to cut non-information technology energy use at the company’s U.S.-based data centers by up to 25 percent through 2023 as a program partner under the DOE’s Better Buildings Challenge. “This initiative aligns with CenturyLink’s …

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CenturyLink to Offer Colocation, Cloud & Security Services via G2G Marketplace

CenturyLink will offer its colocation, cloud and security services to state and local government agencies through the G2G Marketplace online procurement portal. G2G Marketplace works to provide technology services to agencies through its website, which can also facilitate the purchase of technology and professional services with pre-negotiated blanket purchase agreements, CenturyLink said Tuesday. Rick Buyens, CenturyLink …

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CenturyLink Eyes Content Delivery, VPN Support Task Orders Under DISA GNS Contract; Tim Meehan Comments

CenturyLink plans to compete for task orders to provide wireless network transport support services outside the continental U.S. under the potential 10-year, $4.3 billion Global Network Services contract the Defense Information Systems Agency awarded in December. The company said Thursday it is authorized to submit bids for virtual private networks, Wi-Fi, network …

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CenturyLink, Verizon Selected for Virginia Gov’t IT Modernization Services Contract

The Virginia Information Technologies Agency has awarded CenturyLink and Verizon positions under a potential $150 million contract to help local agencies update information technology networks and communication systems, the Washington Business Journal reported Friday. James Bach writes the two companies will compete for task orders to replace legacy network and communications infrastructure for customer agencies …

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Tim Meehan: GSA Approves CenturyLink’s Cloud, Managed Hosting Contract Extensions

CenturyLink Inc. has been awarded a three-year contract extension to continue its cloud and managed hosting services to federal agencies under the General Services Administration‘s Networx program. The company’s Networx Universal and Enterprise contracts will proceed through 2020 past their scheduled expiration date in 2017, CenturyLink said Monday. “We’re pleased that GSA …

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CenturyLink to Offer Government Cloud Service Via GSA Networx Vehicle; Tim Meehan Comments

CenturyLink will offer its cloud infrastructure-as-a-service product to federal agencies through the company’s position on the General Services Administration‘s Networx contract vehicle. CenturyLink Government Cloud works to help agencies move their data workloads to the cloud through the VMware-built vCloud Government Services IaaS platform, CenturyLink said Tuesday. Tim Meehan, senior vice president and general manager …

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CenturyLink Lands DISA Network Services Contract; Tim Meehan Comments

CenturyLink has won four task orders worth $10 million combined from the Defense Information Systems Agency to supply network and data transmission services to Defense Information Systems Network users in various regions across the U.S. The company will deliver Ethernet private line and Internet Protocol services to support networks in Colorado, …

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Martha Bejar Joins CenturyLink Board; Glen Post Comments

Martha Bejar, formerly director and CEO of broadband wireless access services company Flow Mobile, has joined the board of directors at CenturyLink. “Her years of experience in telecommunications and information technology businesses will enable her to make immediate contributions to CenturyLink’s future,” President and CEO Glen Post said in a statement issued Monday. Bejar …

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CenturyLink, SAP Partner on HANA Enterprise Cloud Offering; Gary Gauba Comments

CenturyLink has agreed to offer supplier services for an SAP private cloud hosting platform under a global premium supplier partnership agreement between the two companies. Gary Gauba, president of CenturyLink unit Cognilytics, said Wednesday the company seeks to help customers migrate their business applications to cloud infrastructure through the SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud service. …

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Gary Gauba: CenturyLink, WISeKey Forge Internet of Things Security Collaboration

CenturyLink and WISeKey have agreed to explore strategies for the companies to jointly develop and market cybersecurity services in the Internet of Things market. Both companies will look to offer a managed digital identity services platform in a bid to help enterprise clients secure connected devices and maintain data privacy, WISeKey said Wednesday. …

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CenturyLink Receives North America Cloud Industry Award from Frost & Sullivan; Aamir Hussain Comments

Frost & Sullivan has awarded CenturyLink a 2015 Company of the Year Award in recognition of the company’s portfolio of cloud services in North America. CenturyLink said Monday the award is based on Frost & Sullivan’s survey of information technology professionals meant to assess how CenturyLink’s cloud services fulfilled the requirements …

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CenturyLink to Mentor Pathway Partners Through GSA Program; Tim Meehan Comments

CenturyLink has received approval from the General Services Administration to serve as a mentor to Pathway Partners for three years under GSA’s Mentor Protege Program. The Mentor-Protege Program aims to develop partnerships between small businesses and GSA prime contractors, promote business development among smaller firms and help such companies compete …

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