Oct 22, 2004 – ( TheHostingNews.com ) Verio, a subsidiary of NTT Communications and a leading global IP solutions provider, announced today that a full range of its technology solutions, to include hosting and managed services, are now available to the federal government through Advanced Technology Systems, Inc.’s (ATS) General Services Administration (GSA) Information Technology (IT) services schedule.
"ATS is committed to helping its government customers achieve optimum networking and technical performance," Pete Spewak, senior vice president of business development at ATS said. "By teaming with Verio, we are able to provide a medley of key technology offerings on our GSA schedule that address the government’s need for highly efficient managed network solutions at a significant cost savings."
Together, Verio and ATS will provide government customers with several options for purchasing reliable, bundled services. The foundation of this service delivery is the high-performance and security of the NTT/VERIO premier data center facility and its IP network. At this time, there are nine service packages available giving government agencies the flexibility to choose the appropriate hosting and managed solutions, IT services, and hardware solutions to meet their Internet needs.
Other services offered under the contract include managed security, network design, network management, network support, systems support, equipment maintenance, facilities planning, product support, system management, and facilities operations. Additionally, ATS and Verio can provide government customers with immediate access to Internet Protocol Version 6 (IPv6) Gateway Services-the next generation communication protocol providing enhanced performance, manageability, scalability and data protection.