Lumen Technologies has won a U.S. Postal Service contract to strengthen and modernize its network services that support more than 32,000 post offices and mail processing sites nationwide.
The award falls under a new USPS multi-vendor, indefinite quantity, indefinite delivery contract vehicle.
“The U.S. Postal Service has an essential mission to provide the nation with reliable, affordable and universal mail service, and they chose Lumen to deliver secure, best-in-class network services to thousands of locations,” said Zain Ahmed, senior vice president of Lumen public sector.
As part of the contract, Lumen will provide secure and resilient broadband, wireless access, software-defined networking and managed network services to improve how post offices and mail processing locations connect with 900 critical IT applications.
“Lumen is helping the U.S. Postal Service accomplish its mission by bringing innovative solutions to optimize its network availability, performance and cost efficiency while providing real-time network monitoring and analytics,” Ahmed said.