Centurylink Inc (NYSE:CTL) Adds UCaaS Platform To GSA IT Schedule 70 Deal


Centurylink Inc (NYSE:CTL) recently added a UCaaS platform powered by the BroadSoft Inc (NASDAQ:BSFT) Government Cloud to its GSA IT Schedule 70 deal. The UCaaS platform is developed to meet the certain requirements of government agencies with its mobile, scalable, secure, on-demand infrastructure that can allow multi-site workplaces.

The details

UCaaS platform is fully integrated with CenturyLink’s protected, carrier- class network and develops upon the firm’s prevailing portfolio of commercial hosted VoIP offerings, with the additional advantage of meeting the innovative security requirements of state and federal government agencies. In addition to the increased security controls, the solution offers flexible pay-per-use alternatives that span secure voice, HD multi-point video, mobile integration and collaboration.

Erich Sanchack of CenturyLink reported that the company looks forward to offering government agencies with latest, cost-effective unified communications offerings that can assist with agencies’ digital transformation requirements through GSA’s IT Schedule 70.

Jim Tholen, the CFO of BroadSoft, reported that they are excited that CenturyLink selected their UCaaS platform and now government agencies can avail these services via a key government-wide contract vehicle. The BroadSoft cloud services setup is specifically intended to address the security requirements of the United States government, allowing company to offer exciting unified communications services to its government consumers.

By supplying cloud, managed hosting, cybersecurity and IT services over its network, CenturyLink offers government agencies with the reliability and security they need to complete their important missions. Currently, the company is ranked number 35 on Washington Technology’s list of Top 100 federal government IT contractors.

Taking about CenturyLink stock, as of now it is hovering close to around its 10-year low, and considering the updates that are coming from firm, it appears as a good buying opportunity for the long term investors. The 52-week low of CTL is $22.26 while 52-week stands at $33.45.