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CenturyLink Expands On-Demand Network Connectivity to Google Cloud Platform; Paul Savill Quoted

CenturyLink announced on Wednesday that the company has provided a new option for connecting business premises and public data centers to cloud environments with the expansion of its Cloud Connect Dynamic Connections service to Google Cloud Platform. 

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GSA Official Offers Updates on EIS Telecom Contract Transition

Allen Hill, a General Services Administration official, said 54 solicitations have been subjected to public review and four awards have been made under the potential 15-year, $50B Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions contract for telecommunications and information technology services, Nextgov reported Wednesday

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CenturyLink Provides Secure Cloud Connectivity to U.S. Census Bureau for 2020 Census; David Young Quoted

CenturyLink announced on Thursday that the company recently secured a contract to provide secure cloud connectivity to the U.S. Census Bureau that will help digitize the 2020 Decennial Census. The company will help digitize the 2020 Census by providing the Census Bureau with Managed Trusted Internet Protocol Services (MTIPS) at speeds of 40 Gbps or higher.

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CenturyLink Becomes First Vendor to Receive Authority in GSA Infrastructure Contract

CenturyLink became the first supplier to receive authority to operate (ATO) under the General Services Administration’s 15-year, $50 billion Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions (EIS) program. EIS is  an indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) program that provides federal agencies with the flexibility and agility to migrate to modern communications and IT services that meet strict government security standards.

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Report: Trump Discusses Emerging Tech With Telecom, UAS Company Execs

President Donald Trump met with venture capitalists and leaders of telecommunications and unmanned aerial systems companies to discuss how the government can help industry bring emerging technologies to market, Reuters reported Thursday. The meeting included executives of AT&T, General Electric, PrecisionHawk, Kespry, AirMap, Airspace, Measure UAS, Trumbull Unmanned, Verizon Communications and CenturyLink, among others, …

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Andy Ozment: DHS Adds Netflow Analysis Offering to Cyber Info-Sharing Program

The Department of Homeland Security has authorized four companies to offer a network analysis service to their commercial and government clients as part of DHS’ Enhanced Cybersecurity Services voluntary information-sharing program. The NetFlow Analysis tool will work to help AT&T, CenturyLink, Lockheed Martin and Verizon identify and examine malicious activity in enterprise computer systems, …

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House Appropriators OK $474M for DHS Network Surveillance Tool

The House Appropriations Committee has approved $474 million in funds for the Department of Homeland Security’s network surveillance system that works to scan government Web traffic for intruders, Nextgov reported Tuesday. Lawmakers voted 32-17 to cut Obama’s EINSTEIN budget proposal, pay raise-related amounts and personnel costs, Aliya Sternstein reports. The allocation is …

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