Tuesday, February 27, 2007

AT&T Wins $41M Contract for DOJ's JUTNet

AT&T Government Solutions was awarded a two-year, $41 million contract extending its existing Justice Unified Telecommunications Network (JUTNet) order with the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ). The network serves approximately 1,900 DOJ locations.

JUTNet is an MPLS-based Virtual Private Network (VPN) with advanced, features such as a secondary carrier for transport and access diversity, private IP transport with encryption, end-to-end service controls that use IP-based features to ensure performance of voice and video communications, and strict Service Level Agreement (SLA) metrics.

JUTNet enables the DOJ to consolidate networks from more than 30 component organizations into a single, highly secure, managed MPLS network. AT&T Government Solutions is working with DOJ agencies such as the U.S. Attorneys office, U.S. Marshals Service, Drug Enforcement Administration, Federal Bureau of Prisons, Justice Management Division and others to help them use JUTNet.