Labor picks Verizon under Networx

The Labor Department awarded Verizon to provide wide area network services under the Networx telecommunications contract.

The agency confirmed that the nine-year contract would be worth $63 million. Verizon also provided Labor services under the current telecommunications contract, FTS2001.

Under the deal, Verizon will provide managed network services to Labor locations under a service level agreement.

It will operate and manage Labor’s network operations center and security operations center, which provides security services for the wide area network.

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Labor’s network provides services to more than 450 locations in the continental United States and some locations outside the continent.