MORRISTOWN, N.J., May 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Alliant Technologies announced today that Steve Emanuel, former Chief Information Officer for the State of New Jersey, has joined the company as an Industry Advisor for Public Sector and Regulated Industries. As Alliant transforms the Information Technology industry, Emanuel will counsel public sector IT leaders as they evolve their infrastructures into the Digital Age. He will leverage Alliant's model to provide a true IT Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) and a consistently modern infrastructure that responds to the new challenges of digital government and economy.
Speaking about his new role, Emanuel said, "Over the past several years, I have been working closely with other government IT executives to define the future of IT procurement and consumption by state and local governments. At Alliant, I found a company that is transforming IT infrastructure with an innovative buying model that perfectly aligns with the public sector and regulated industries future need to drive value while achieving digital strategies. I know all too well the restrictions that burden government leaders and the struggles they encounter with regard to resource limitations, aging and complex networks, and an increasing need for security. With Alliant they can achieve operational efficiencies and respond rapidly to the needs of their constituents."
Mike Funk, Alliant's President, said, "Steve brings to our senior team his distinguished background in the public sector along with a strong vision for driving digital transformation. Steve's passion for realizing the promise of digital government, together with the power of Alliant's IT infrastructure utility model, will guide us as we serve the public interest."
Emanuel joins Patrick Lee, former General Manager at AT&T, who is advising commercial and unregulated industries.
This is one in a series of announcements being made by Alliant regarding strategic new roles filled by esteemed members of the IT infrastructure community. These roles will support growth for Alliant's customers and bolster Alliant's mission to change the way the world consumes and experiences IT; through a model that aligns with business goals and offers IT leaders the freedom to innovate.
As the pioneer IT infrastructure utility company, Alliant designs, deploys and manages global IT infrastructure for some of the most well-known brands in the world. We do this though our scalable IT infrastructure utility for enterprise Wide Area Network, Local Area Network, Unified Communications, Network Security and Data Center systems. Our IT utility, which is delivered globally through our US-based operations, enables customers to efficiently scale and meet the demands of the Internet of Things (IoT) and the Digital Age. Alliant Technologies is unique in the industry in the way it provides simplicity and peace of mind, while lowering operating costs and risk for commercial enterprises, the public sector and regulated industries. Learn more at www.allianttech.com.
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