Last year, when I was asked to provide a speaker for MTIP, I called on Ornar Hunigan, who has been a journeyman electrician for three years and currently works for Tri-City Electric.
Although his audience the previous year was high school students, at the April 2005 MTIP Career Day, Hunigan made his presentation to fifth- and sixth-graders, discussing his career, answering their questions and showing them the tools of his trade.
GSA developed the government-wide Authority to Operate (ATO) for MTIPS instead of requiring individual authorizations from each federal agency that uses it.
Qwest's MTIPS allows for physical and logical connections to the public Internet.
News Release: Qwest MTIPS Approved for Meeting OMB Directive to Secure Internet Access; Federal Agencies Must Select Vendor, Place MTIPS Orders by Aug.
Qwest has MTIPS in place and is ready to help federal agencies make their implementation plans and meet this summer's ordering deadline," said Diana Gowen, senior vice president and general manager of Qwest Government Services.
General Services Administration (GSA) has confirmed that the Certification & Accreditation documentation submitted by Qwest Government Services conforms to and complies with the requirements for offering MTIPS on both the Networx Universal and Networx Enterprise contracts.
AT&T's MTIPS solution is a means to achieve this transformation by enhancing the security of the network infrastructure.
The ATO approval from GSA enables AT&T Government Solutions to implement and activate MTIPS for federal government agencies.
General Services Administration (GSA), so agencies can benefit from Sprint's global IP network and managed services expertise to deploy the appropriate MTIPS solution to minimize risk and threats to federal information systems.
MTIPS is a modification to the Networx Enterprise contract that allows federal agencies to order IP services that comply with OMB Memorandum 08-05 that was issued November 20, 2007.
Instead of spending $30-$40 for each charger or data cable, the consumer can purchase new mTips for just $6.