By Michael Dabaie
AT&T Inc. said it was selected by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs for a modernized data communications platform.
AT&T said it was awarded a $725 million-over-12 years task order.
The company said it will work with the VA to transform its IP-based data network "to exceed its goals of a highly secure, scalable, highly available, and resilient technology infrastructure that can enable rapid cloud adoption."
Advanced capabilities AT&T is providing include wide area networking, virtual private networking and managed network services.
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