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JITC-certified solution helps agencies manage and upgrade their networks
Jul. 31, 2016 01:30 PM
CenturyLink has announced that application server solutions from GENBAND are now available as part of CenturyLink's Networx contracts.
The General Services Administration (GSA)'s Networx program includes the largest telecommunications contract vehicles ever awarded by the federal government. CenturyLink recently secured an extension through spring 2020 of its offerings available to federal government agencies via GSA's Networx Universal and Enterprise contracts.
GENBAND's EXPERiUS™ Application Server, which was recently certified by the Joint Interoperability Test Command (JITC), significantly enhances the end-user experience by providing fully featured multimedia communications applications and integrating voice, video, instant messaging, presence, mobility, conferencing and collaboration over any network or any device.
The JITC is the U.S. Department of Defense's joint interoperability certifier and the only non-service level operational test center for information technology and national security systems.
The GENBAND Application Server solution provides military-grade resiliency with standards-based controls that can meet the needs of the largest defense deployments. The technology eliminates proprietary endpoints and applications, enabling choice and competition while reducing costs.
Many government communications systems are deployed with legacy Nortel equipment that is reaching the end of its service life and replacing the entire solution can be cost-prohibitive. GENBAND, which acquired the Nortel Carrier business in 2010, offers a new option for Nortel and legacy communications migrations that can protect elements of existing deployments.
GENBAND's newly JITC-certified Application Server is the heart of that capability, offering a virtualized architecture that can be deployed via cost-effective commercial off-the-shelf hardware, either on premises or in a private cloud.
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