Tag Archives: network as a service

GSA EIS Team to Help Agencies Implement Emerging Tech via New Service; Allen Hill Quoted

General Services

The General Services Administration (GSA) is working on a network-as-a-service that would help agencies continuously modernize network infrastructure via a cloud-centric business model. Allen Hill, GSA's deputy assistant commissioner of category management, said the Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions (EIS) contract team will help agencies adopt emerging technologies and shift away from legacy systems.

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Navy Eyes More Security Features for Cloud-Based Telework Platform by 2021

Cloud Environment

The U.S. Navy plans to update its telework system and include more features to the cloud-based platform as the service branch prepares for long-term remote work operations. The Navy has projected to transition operations into a Microsoft 365 integrated environment and establish more advanced security features by June 2021.

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USAF Migrates Connectivity of Some Bases to Commercial Networks

U.S. Air Force

The U.S. Air Force's integrated program office for enterprise information technology-as-a-service has fully linked Offutt and Buckley Air Force Bases to AT&T-managed commercial networks. The EITaaS office, managed at Hanscom Air Force Base, will go on to migrate users at Alaska-based Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson to an AT&T-provided network in August, the U.S. Air Force said Wednesday.

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Navy Eyes Commercial Cloud Providers for Long-Haul Telecom Services; Will Stephens Quoted

The U.S. Navy plans to kick off a prototype project in the spring of 2019 to determine whether to outsource long-haul telecommunications support to one or more cloud service providers, Federal News Network reported Tuesday. The service currently relies on the Defense Information Systems Agency’s wide-area network for telecom services. 

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Navy Eyes Network Modernization Through Three Other Transaction Authorities

The U.S. Navy plans to award three other transaction authorities to modernize its ashore networks, Federal News Network reported Tuesday. The service intends to release three problem statements next week to advance the cloud-centric Modern Service Delivery concept to facilitate access to information technology capabilities for mobile and on-premises users.

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