The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA (News - Alert)) awarded the GSA Region 4 Integrated Telecommunications Services (GRITS) II Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) Fixed Price contract to tw telecom (News - Alert), a provider of managed services and business Ethernet.
The multiple year contract with an Economic Price Adjustment (EPA) feature will allow tw telecom to bid for delivering comprehensive voice, data and Internet services to federal agencies in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee. The company will also be able to bid for multi-site solutions that originate within the southeast region across the United States.
Ken Folderauer, president of public sector at tw telecom, commented, “We are pleased that GSA has selected tw telecom to provide highly reliable, flexible and cost-effective data services in the southeast corridor. tw telecom’s services will ensure that Civilian, Defense and Intelligence Federal agencies have access to the benefits of an integrated data network that gives employees the most advanced services possible.”
The GRITS contract is designed to deliver best value telecommunications services through competition and after the award of a delivery order, GSA can implement and manage all telecommunications services and provide consolidated billing for all local and field office locations.
tw telecom’s managed services provide a turnkey solution with network, equipment, installation, maintenance and proactive management. Its own national fiber optic networks and MPLS IP backbone directly connect more than 18,000 buildings across the United States. By choosing tw telecom, users are actually selecting scalable solutions that grow with their business and can expect to receive top-tier solutions with people that actually care about users’ connections and their businesses.
In related news, tw telecom was awarded contract with federal government and was recently recognized as top competitive provider for business Ethernet in U.S.
Edited by Rachel Ramsey