U.S. Navy grants JAG connectivity contract to Lumen TechnologiesNews
May 11, 2021
WASHINGTON. The U.S. Navy has chosen Lumen Technologies (Monroe, Louisiana) to provide secure high-speed connectivity, WiFi, unified communications, and managed network services to the U.S. Navy Judge Advocate General (JAG) Corps.
Under the terms of the contract win, Lumen’s connectivity solutions will be delivered by way of software-defined wide area networking (SD-WAN) and managed security services hosted at the company’s federal data centers in support of 20 Navy JAG sites in the continental U.S.
The task order runs for 12 years, with an initial one-year term and 11 one-year options; it was under the General Services Administration’s 15-year, $50 billion Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions (EIS) program.
“Our secure high-speed connectivity will empower the Navy JAG Corps to efficiently meet its mission to provide Navy commanders, sailors and their families with legal solutions whenever and wherever required to enable effective naval and joint operations,” stated Zain Ahmed, regional vice president of Lumen’s federal government business.