Thursday, August 11 2022

The Federal Bureau of Investigation has awarded Verizon’s public sector company an order worth more than $400 million for data bandwidth expansion and network services.

As part of the Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions contract, the Verizon Public Sector will provide the FBI improved network speeds and secure communication devicesas well as full access to their technical support team, the Washington, DC-based sales arm said Tuesday.

Maggie Hallbachsenior vice president of Verizon Public Sector, underscored the critical impacts of the company’s partnership with the Bureau, which has spanned nearly two decades and is personalized and individualized to the needs of law enforcement.

Speaking about the company’s new collaboration, Hallbach added, “This next phase will deliver stable solutions and a faster, more scalable, and secure modern network that will help the FBI accomplish its mission.”

The EIS task order directs Verizon to evolve and update the FBI’s legacy computing architecture with mission-specific tools and interfaces, including security-conscious virtual private network services and networks 4G LTE and 5G cellular wireless. These payments are intended to provide the FBI with maximum Internet access and communications without delay and at maximum speeds.

They will also implement cloud computing, video and imaging transmission capabilities. The changes made are intended to accommodate both FBI facilities and agents who are offsite or traveling.

Verizon Public Sector’s latest FBI award follows the company’s acquisition of nearly $1 billion in Department of Defense task orders in March. This trio of GSA Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions deals expect Verizon to modernize voice and data services at the Pentagon, the DOD National Capital Region and Fort Belvoir.


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