Tag Archives: Verizon Enterprise Solutions

Verizon Introduces Managed IT Service for Federal Agencies; Steven LeFrancois Comments

Verizon‘s enterprise solutions business has unveiled a managed information technology service created to help U.S. federal government clients manage IT investments and comply with federal security standards. The Global Enterprise IT Management service offering includes an IT service delivery platform designed to address requirements under the Federal Information Security Management Act, Verizon said Thursday. GEITM comprises an …

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IT Industry Vet Vic Bhagat Named Verizon Enterprise Solutions CIO; Christopher Formant Comments

Vic Bhagat, formerly executive vice president and chief information officer at EMC, has joined Verizon‘s enterprise solutions business as CIO. The 30-year industry veteran will oversee the unit’s technology strategy, information technology initiatives and development of next-generation enterprise communications services in his new position, Verizon said Monday. “With Vic’s passion and creativity to …

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Unisys’ PV Puvvada Gets 2015 FedScoop Industry Leadership Award

PV Puvvada, president of Unisys‘ federal systems business, has received FedScoop’s Industry Leadership award in recognition of his work in the field of federal information technology, FedScoop reported Friday. FedScoop founder and CEO Goldy Kamali presented the awards in nine categories to 50 industry and government leaders in the federal IT sector during an …

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Verizon Rolls Out Networking Service for Public Sector Cloud Adopters; Michael Maiorana Comments

Verizon has launched a networking service to help federal agencies and other public sector organizations link and manage their workloads across cloud computing platforms and data centers. The Secure Cloud Interconnect works to provide users a private Internet connection in order to access information and applications stored in data centers and private, public and …

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Mike Denning, Ed Powers: Incident Response Plans Key in Enterprise Cybersecurity Mgmt

Mike Denning, vice president of global security at Verizon‘s enterprise solutions unit, and Ed Powers, national managing principal of Deloitte‘s cyber risk services practice, have said organizations need to consider technical and business factors when they plan for response to security incidents. Denning observed that privileged users have become an …

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Verizon Introduces On-Demand Option for Cloud Platform; Michael Maiorana Comments

Verizon Enterprise Solutions has introduced a service that allows federal agencies, universities and other public institutions to adopt and pay for its cloud platform on an on-demand basis through instance-based virtual systems. The instance-based virtual devices intend to help information technology administrators to manage variable or seasonal IT workloads using …

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Adam Famularo: Verizon to Train Partners for New Public Sector Channel Program

Verizon‘s enterprise business is expanding its partner program to the public sector by training partners to deliver the company’s services to U.S. government customers, CRN reported Tuesday. Mark Haranas writes that the public sector channel program seeks to meet the needs of government agencies for communications, cloud, Internet of Things, mobility and …

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Tech Firms Form Open Data Platform Alliance; Siki Giunta Comments

Big data companies have forged an open data platform initiative that aims to further the development of big data technologies based on the Apache Hadoop ecosystem. The alliance comprises GE, Hortonworks, IBM, Infosys, Pivotal, SAS, Altiscale, Capgemini, CenturyLink, EMC, Splunk, Verizon Enterprise Solutions, Teradata and VMware, Pivotal said Tuesday. The companies will …

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Verizon’s Patrick Coomans Calls for Better Identity Authentication

Patrick Coomans, a security specialist at Verizon Enterprise Solutions, has urged enterprises to relook their password strategies and work toward adopting more secure methods of authenticating identities. Coomans, senior identity strategist at Verizon’s identity solutions division, wrote on the company blog Wednesday that the proliferation of common password use, coupled …

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Siki Giunta: Verizon Cloud Marketplace to Offer Hitachi Cloud Tiering Tech

Verizon has partnered with Hitachi Data Systems to offer the Hitachi Content Platform adaptive cloud tiering technology via the Verizon Cloud Marketplace and deliver enterprise content management and hybrid cloud functions. Siki Giunta, senior vice president of cloud services at Verizon Enterprise Solutions, said Monday that the partnership aims to support the business of Verizon Cloud …

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Verizon Cloud Platform Secures FedRAMP Authority to Operate; Michael Maiorana Comments

Verizon Enterprise Solutions has secured Department of Health and Human Services authorization under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program to deploy its cloud platform for the public sector. Kevin Irland, a corporate communications manager at the company, writes Thursday that the authority to operate is for its Enterprise Cloud: Federal Edition infrastructure-as-a-service cloud offering. The report …

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Darryl Shaw: Verizon Unveils IT Package for Healthcare Sector

Verizon Enterprise Solutions has released new HIPAA-ready healthcare technologies to manage the exchange of electronic patient health information and inquiries from both patients and healthcare professionals on health services. “Healthcare is behind other industries when it comes to applying technology to the delivery of services due in part to today’s regulatory climate,” Darryl Shaw, director of …

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