AT&T and Verizon Business earn spots at the top of Gartner's rankings of managed services providers.
AT&T Government Solutions will build a contact call center solution for the Social Security Administration as a result of a contract award through the General Services Administration's Networx Universal contract vehicle that could be worth as much as $286 million to the telecommunications company.
AT&T bought InCompass Wireless to add mobile systems integration capabilities, while Ericsson picked up the strategy and technology portion.
AT&T offers new two-factor encryption service for mobile phone users for sensitive-but-unclassified voice communications.
AT&T will build a managed IP network architecture for the Agriculture Department that will let the agency extend shared services across a new, unified infrastructure.
Award will be used to build a virtual private network and provide managed security services as USDA moves away from older telecom contract.
Compromised data was limited to e-mail addresses, many of which are already publicly available, but authorities still plan to probe the incident.
Agencies are slow to implement Trusted Internet Connections because of a lack of deadlines and funding.
AT&T has won GSA's blessing to start delivering Managed Trusted IP Services to government agencies.
AT&T was awarded a contract for a major project to deliver health care to remote areas via a broadband network with the California Telehealth Network.
AT&T will provide agencywide mission network services to NASA under a Networx order that could be worth $87 million.
AT&T garners the first announced MTIPS award from the Federal Trade Commission, but more security is on the horizon for Networx providers.