Tag Archives: Verizon Enterprise Solutions

Verizon’s Steve Lefrancois: Cloud, ‘Internet of Things’ to Grow in Public Sector

Steve Lefrancois, chief technology officer of Verizon‘s public sector markets, highlighted several technologies that he believes will see increasing rates of adoption within the public sector in an interview published Thursday on Verizon’s website. Lefrancois cited cloud computing, mobile, big data and the Internet of Things or machine-to-machine technologies as among several potential growth areas for …

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Verizon’s Kevin Irland: Shared Services Impacts Financial, Technical, Operational Functions

State and local governments are increasingly adopting cloud and implementing an IT shared services model due to its financial, technical and operational promises, says Kevin Irland, a corporate communications manager at Verizon Enterprise Solutions. Irland writes in a Tuesday blog post that a survey by Grant Thornton, TechAmerica and the National Association of State Chief Information …

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Verizon’s Mark Bartolomeo: ‘Internet of Things’ Must Center on Network Security

Mark Bartolomeo, head of connected solutions at Verizon Enterprise Solutions, has urged industry to focus on building a network that utilizes cybersecurity measures and greater cloud capacity in a shift toward the “Internet of Things.” Marie McGehee, the company’s director of corporate communications, wrote Monday that industry usually looks at the future connected machines and …

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Verizon’s Carlos Arcila: Cyber Strategy Needed for Energy Grids

Carlos Arcila, external communications manager for Verizon Enterprise Solutions, has recommended several ways to safeguarding the country’s energy infrastructure from cyber attacks. He noted on the Verizon blog Tuesday that organizations that operate and monitor U.S. energy and utility systems need cybersecurity framework especially now that the grid has become modernized …

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Verizon’s Sonya Cork: IT Networks Should Back Continuity of Operations

Network administrators need to bolster the IT infrastructure to support the uninterrupted delivery of services as government services move to online platforms, according to Sonya Cork, vice president for public sector markets at Verizon Enterprise Solutions. Cork wrote Thursday that administrators should focus on building scalable and redundant networks, fostering network diversity and fixing …

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Verizon’s Janet Brumfield: Enterprises Should Consider Partnering With MSSPs

Verizon Enterprise Solutions recommends that companies partner with a managed security service provider to defend their networks against cyberattacks as they turn to technologies such as mobility, big data and cloud. Janet Brumfield, the company’s director of corporate communications, said Tuesday that hybrid cybersecurity-management model is seen as the solution to meet these c0mpanies’ needs. …

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Sonya Cork of Verizon Named to TechAmerica Public Sector Board of Directors; Shawn Osborne Comments

Sonya Cork, Verizon Enterprise Solutions vice president of public sector markets, has been appointed to the TechAmerica public sector board of directors, TechAmerica said Wednesday. The public sector board focuses on issues that are of the most importance to federal and state government contractors, according to TechAmerica. “Sonya brings an extensive background …

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Peter Tippett: Verizon Seeks to Build Up Health IT Infrastructure, Ecosystem

Dr. Peter Tippett, chief medical officer and vice president at Verizon Enterprise Solutions, recently spoke with HIT Consultant Media about the company’s approach to health information technology compliance in an interview published Thursday. Tippett told interviewer Lois Drapin at the 2013 mHealth Summit that Verizon uses digital signing and two-factor identification …

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Verizon Moves Public Sector Ops to New Enterprise Organization; Executives Include Terremark’s Kerry Bailey

Verizon has brought together its enterprise operations under the umbrella of a new global organization, which will serve all of the company’s government and business customers. The company said that Verizon Enterprise Solutions will oversee the company’s enterprise mobility, cloud computing, information technology, strategic networking and advanced communications offerings. Beyond …

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