AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) secured a place on the United States GSA Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions technology purchasing program. The latest deal with GSA enables company to provide advanced technology offerings to federal agencies that can assist them stay at the forefront of technology trends, improve upon and innovate the way they achieve their missions.
Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions is a technology acquisition plan that federal agencies use to buy telecommunications and latest technologies from GSA approved technology providers. It supports the technology requirements of around 53 federal agency clients. These customers comprise 16,000 customer accounts and 8,000 sub-agencies.
Kay Kapoor, the President of AT&T Global Public Sector, reported that it is a privilege to assists agencies update their communications technologies. Through EIS, they can help them guide in the future of proficient, impactful government with their innovations in cybersecurity, IoT, mobility, networking and cloud.
AT&T Global Public Sector offer advanced communications and technologies capabilities, and serves government and education clients. The scope comprises customers in state, local, federal and global markets. International Public Sector sales came at $14.8 billion in 2016.
In unrelated news, AT&T reported that Elemental Machines is utilizing AT&T IoT solutions to develop smarter critical laboratory equipment. The Elemental Machines Sensory Network provides science-based industries data-led insights to help consumers enhance lab operations, R&D and manufacturing. AT&T IoT solutions has turned lab monitoring easier as compared to before. Constantly monitoring setup indicates more consistency and information, and also helps prevent key research setbacks.
The smart lab solution utilizes AT&T Global SIM and AT&T Control Center o monitor assets on site as well as remotely 24×7. Even with lost power or Wi-Fi interruptions, cellular connectivity will continue sending data. The system comprises Elements™, which are intelligent wireless sensors that can be easily installed and are battery-powered.
In the last trading session, the shares price of AT&T recorded marginal decline of 0.31% to close at $38.88.