Fort Myers, FL (October 11, 2021)
Waterleaf International, LLC (“Waterleaf”) is pleased to announce its selection as the awardee for the Florida Department of Transportation (“FDOT”) Statewide ITS Communications Network Upgrade Phase 3
Statewide Upgrade Contract Awarded Via Competitive Bid Process
This program is the third phase of an upgrade to the Florida ITS Operations Network (FION), which is responsibile for transporting mission critical video, voice, and network data associated with the FDOT’s operation. This technology upgrade will provide significant increases in network functionality and throughput to reliably support new Intelligent Traffic Services. The project entails replacement of the FDOT’s installed TDM microwave radio backbone system with a new generation of microwave packet radio technology providing up to a ten-fold increase in network capacity. As contract awardee, Waterleaf will supply network engineering, program management, equipment, materials, installation and commissioning for the entire network upgrade.
Adam Sewall, Waterleaf founder and CEO, said “The selection of Waterleaf reinforces our commitment to The State of Florida and the Department of Transportation as a critical infrastructure client. We believe our prior success in completing the FDOT Phase 2 MPLS Network upgrade and the experience of our in-house engineering and program managers directly contributed to this award. We are excited to support FDOT in expanding its network functionality to enable advanced services.”
About Waterleaf International:
Waterleaf International is a provider of advanced network, cybersecurity, data science, and engineering solutions for state, municipal, carrier and commercial clients, Federal agencies, and the Department of Defense (DoD). Since 2010, its teams have been designing, deploying, operating, securing and maintaining complex networks and engineering solutions for clients in North America and OCONUS, ranging from the Florida Department of Transportation, to the US Air Force. Waterleaf combines large business resources, technical and management skills, with small business agility to rapidly deploy next generation technologies.
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Waterleaf International: https://waterleafinternational.com
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