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AT&T Secures $311M NOAA Task Order to Modernize Network; Chris Smith Quoted

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AT&T has been awarded a ten-year, $311 million task order from the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to deliver modern networking capabilities and advanced technologies. "This task order award is testimony to our capability to deliver robust and reliable services at scale and manage them end-to-end to help government agencies like NOAA improve mission fulfillment," said Chris Smith, vice president of civilian and shared services at AT&T Public Sector and FirstNet.

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GSA Certifies AT&T’s Business Support Systems for EIS Tech Purchasing Program; Chris Smith Comments

The General Services Administration has verified the compliance of AT&T’s billing and ordering tools with agency requirements for the potential 15-year, $50 billion Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions contract vehicle. Chris Smith, vice president of shared services at AT&T Global Public Sector and Wholesale Solutions, said in a statement published Tuesday that securing support systems …

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AT&T’s Chris Smith: Managed Services From Industry Can Help Agencies Handle Cyber Issues

Chris Smith, global public sector solutions vice president of technology for AT&T‘s global public sector business, has said federal agencies with limited information technology budgets should team up with industry partners to address cybersecurity issues, Channelnomics reported Wednesday. Scharon Harding writes the government allocated $80.4 billion on IT spending last year with cybersecurity concerns as a prime …

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Chris Smith: DHS Taps AT&T for ‘Einstein 3’ Federal Network Security Program Support

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has awarded AT&T a contract to help defend federal civilian networks against cyber attacks through the DHS-run Einstein 3 Accelerated intrusion prevention system. Chris Smith , vice president of technology at AT&T’s government solutions business, wrote in a blog entry posted Wednesday the company will help implement …

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AT&T’s Chris Smith: Cyber Info Sharing, IT Reform Bills See Progress

Chris Smith, vice president of technology at AT&T‘s government solutions unit and a former chief information officer from the Agriculture Department, has described his outlook on current developments in cyber-related legislation in a Federal News Radio interview. In that conversation posted Monday on Federal News Radio that he sees progress in movement toward legislation of cyber information …

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AT&T’s Chris Smith: New Cyber Laws Could Pave Way for Unified Threat Defense

Chris Smith, vice president of technology for AT&T‘s government solutions business, has told Federal News Radio that five recently passed cybersecurity bills could help U.S. government agencies develop a unified approach to infrastructure security. Smith told Francis Rose in an interview aired Tuesday that the Federal Information Security Modernization Act …

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Executive Profile: Chris Smith, AT&T Government Solutions Technology VP

Chris Smith serves as vice president of technology for the government solutions business at AT&T, a role the company announced him for in late 2013. In this position, Smith leads 175 technologists that develop products and services for the telecommunications provider’s federal agency customers. The 25-year federal market veteran previously served as U.S. …

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AT&T’s Chris Smith: Agencies Can Push Mobile, Cloud, Internet of Things

Increasing use of mobile technologies in federal agencies are among several changes that federal agencies must keep up with and turn to their advantage AT&T‘s Chris Smith has told FCW. Smith, vice president of technology for the company’s federal business organization, also highlighted cloud computing and the “Internet of Things” as having …

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Accenture, Serco To Analyze UK Defense Ministry Business Processes

Accenture will partner with Serco to review and analyze business operations at the U.K. Defense Ministry under a $58 million contract, Accenture announced Tuesday. Serco will lead the team under the four-year contract and Accenture will provide management consulting services. The team will monitor operations within the organization as part …

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Accenture To Integrate DLA Energy Convergence Systems

Accenture’s national security services subsidiary has won a $16,427,762 Defense Logistics Agency contract modification to integrate agency energy convergence systems. The Defense Department said the subsidiary received the award through a competitive process via the General Services Administration’s eBuy tool, with 12 bids solicited and two responses received. The fixed-price, …

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