AT&T snags 5-year cloud transition contract with the FCC

AT&T (NYSE: T) has won a five-year contract to assist the FCC in migrating its business processes to the cloud, furthering the public sector's overall move to meet their "Cloud First" mandates.

Supporting a mix of mobile and cloud-based applications, AT&T will provide an IP solution that will link a number of the regulator's offices and data center. It will also allow the FCC to change the network and Internet speeds as need via its on-demand capabilities.

By using AT&T's services, including its Net Bond technology, the FCC will have the option to choose whatever cloud service provider they like to conduct their daily business.

AT&T's cloud solution also complies with federal government security rules, including the Managed Trusted Internet Protocol Service (MTIPS) requirement for improved security.

The FCC is one of several federal government agencies that use AT&T's MTIPS-based services. In 2013, the service provider won $53.5 million in contracts to deliver data network connectivity and network security to the United States Postal Service.

For more:
- see the release

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