GSA preps replacement for Networx

The General Services Administration is laying the groundwork for the follow-on acquisition to replace the Networx program, while still in the thick of the Networx transition.

Qwest bid protest dismissed, but GAO says it might have merit

The Government Accountability Office issued a decision in a bid protest by Qwest filed against an award by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services under the Networx contract.

Qwest scores $100M DOD Networx deal

An task order in excess of $100 million will make Qwest the Defense Department's sole Internet service provider.

Qwest, CenturyLink finalize merger, become fourth largest carrier

Qwest Communications and CenturyLink complete their merger and the government unit, which holds the Networx contract, will continue to operate as Qwest for the next several months.

Krumbholz writes Networx blog

GSA's Karl Krumbholz joins the ranks of federal bloggers with a blog dedicated to news about network services.

Level 3 takes FBI functions to the cloud

Under a subcontract, Level 3 will provide content delivery services under a cloud model for the FBI.

AT&T to build $286M call center for Social Security Administration

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.

Networx is hare fast, but awards are turtle slow

During the past month, only two statements of work have moved a step closer to transitioning services from the old FTS2001 system to Networx, and just three awards have been made.

Health care reform law drives new $169M Verizon award

Verizon Business will help the Health and Human Services Department implement the new health care reform law by providing a variety of IT services, under a new $169 million Networx Universal contract.

Qwest stamped as trusted Internet authority

Qwest is now the second Networx contract holder to earn GSA ’s Managed Trusted IP Service authority to operate governmentwide and under both Enterprise and Universal contracts.

Networx deadline stretches to 2011

GSA gives agencies until next August to transition their telecommunications services to the Networx contract.

Level 3 wins SSA deal to connect data centers

The company will provide wavelength services that will connect several Social Security data centers with multiple 100 gigabits/sec solutions.

What AT&T's $350M Networx award means to government telecom

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.

AT&T wins $350M Networx task at USDA

Award will be used to build a virtual private network and provide managed security services as USDA moves away from older telecom contract.

Networx statements of work near 150

GSA's tally of statements of work illustrates complexity of moving from FTS2001 to Networx.

Lack of deadline slows adoption of Trusted Internet Connections

Agencies are slow to implement Trusted Internet Connections because of a lack of deadlines and funding.

GSA blesses AT&T's trusted Internet offering

AT&T has won GSA's blessing to start delivering Managed Trusted IP Services to government agencies.