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MassIT Awards MassVoice contract to FTG

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MassIT Awards MassVoice contract to FTG

December 4, 2015

QUINCY, MA: The Commonwealth of Massachusetts, through the Massachusetts Office of Information Technology (MassIT), has awarded the “MassVoice” contract to FTG Technologies. MassVoice is the Unified Communications system that provides communications technologies, services and support to over forty (40) Commonwealth agencies via an IP-PBX Telecommunication System. MassVoice currently supports over 4600 end-users and is poised for significant expansion in furtherance of the consolidation goals set forth in Massachusetts Executive Order #549. This contract was awarded in accordance with Massachusetts Statewide Contract – ITT50 for Converged Voice and Data Communications Systems, Services and Equipment. With the award of this contract, the MassVoice equipment is now owned, managed, serviced and operated by FTG Technologies.

“We are extremely pleased to receive the MassVoice award. FTG will be a great partner to MassIT and the Commonwealth,” said Sean Doherty, President for FTG Technologies. “With our ‘service-first’ approach and decades servicing Commonwealth entities, we believe FTG is uniquely positioned to enhance the MassVoice service offering and greatly improve the end-user experience.”

The MassVoice contract began October 1, 2015 and is a five-year contract with options for extensions.

About FTG Technologies
Drawing on a rich heritage of enterprise telephony and mastery of IP-based technologies, FTG designs, delivers and supports enterprise class unified communications, data networking and video conferencing solutions. Our full scope of services provides clients with a trusted team of experts to support their entire technology portfolio. For more information please visit http://www.FtgTechnologies.com .

About MassIT
MassIT, formerly the Information Technology Division (ITD), is the lead technology agency for the Executive Branch. Led by the Commonwealth Chief Information Officer, MassIT takes an enterprise-wide approach to technology across the Executive Branch and oversees policies, standards, and technical architecture to promote cross-agency collaboration and adoption of shared services. For more information please visit http://www.Mass.gov .

About MassVoice
MassIT provides Unified Communications (“UC”) technologies and services, now known as “MassVoice”, to Commonwealth Agencies. MassVoice benefits include improved communication features, functionality and upgraded hardware/handsets provided at a much lower cost than a private voice provider. Through MassVoice, MassIT is able to provide agencies with additional advanced communications options that might be otherwise unavailable.

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Guy Esposito
FTG Technologies
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