AT&T Government Solutions Wins Five-Year, $22.7 Million Contract for Network Operations Center in Kuwait
AT&T Government Solutions to Help Manage Regional Command and Control Networks
Vienna, Virginia, June 28, 2006, AT&T Government Solutions, Inc., a subsidiary of AT&T Corp., has been awarded a $22.7 million Department of Defense contract to help staff and manage a network operations center in Kuwait that will serve military commanders in Asia and Africa. AT&T is a subcontractor to ITT Industries, Inc. (NYSE: ITT) for the contract.
AT&T Government Solutions, Inc., as part of the ITT team, will manage the Theater Network Operations and Security Center (TNOSC), which acts as a hub to ensure reliable and secure command and control communications for military commanders in the region. The TNOSC also provides the Army’s link to the GIG (Global Information Grid), the next generation network platform for the Department of Defense.
AT&T networking professionals will maximize network performance by monitoring communications through the TNOSC.
“With our global networking expertise and information assurance services, AT&T will provide a critical role in helping ITT manage the Theater Network Operations and Security Center,” said Don Herring, president of AT&T Government Solutions, Inc. “At AT&T, we make it our mission to ensure that our military commanders have the most reliable, secure networks available anywhere.”
AT&T Government Solutions, headquartered in Vienna, Va., is a long-standing, trusted source of information technology solutions for the federal government, integrating unmatched network resources and professional services expertise with innovative technologies from AT&T Labs and industry-leading partners. Best known for network leadership in voice, data, video and managed services, AT&T Government Solutions is a proven solutions integrator, with professional services expertise in areas such as business transformation, knowledge management, training, program management, systems engineering and security.
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