U.S. Postal Service Awards Two Contracts To AT&T: First To Provide Data Networking To USPS Locations Nationwide, Second For MTIPS Secure Internet Access
OAKTON, Va., Aug. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) awarded two contracts to AT&T's Federal Government business – the first, valued at more than $50 million, covers the enhancement of data network connectivity to USPS retail and support locations, spanning all 50 states and U.S. territories. The second USPS contract win, estimated at approximately $3.5 million, will see AT&T provide Managed Trusted Internet Protocol Service (MTIPS) to USPS headquarters in Washington D.C. and two major USPS data centers, one in California and the other in Minnesota.
Managed Trusted Internet Protocol Service (MTIPS) was developed by the US General Services Administration (GSA) to allow US Federal agencies to connect securely to the public Internet and other external connections.
"Winning these two contracts from the U.S. Postal Service is a reflection of AT&T's ability to deliver results for our federal clients both in existing critical-infrastructure operations and in new directions in which they are headed," said Stacy Schwartz, Vice President, AT&T's Federal Government business unit. "We look forward to continuing to support USPS as they advance their mission in the digital age."
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