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Verizon to Build SSA’s Unified Comms Platform Under Potential $525M Contract

The Social Security Administration has awarded Verizon a potential 10-year, $525M contract to replace the agency's current phone systems with a unified communications platform. SSA announced the selection of the company's network services business for the Next Generation Telephony Project in an award notice posted Friday.

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Verizon Vet John Stratton Joins General Dynamics Board; Phebe Novakovic Quoted

John Stratton, former executive vice president and president of global operations at Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ), has joined General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) as a member of its board of directors. General Dynamics said Wednesday the telecommunication industry veteran will be part of the board's finance and benefits plans committee.

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Jim Garrettson, CEO of Executive Mosaic, Presents Michael Maiorana, Public Sector SVP of Verizon, His First Wash100 Award

Jim Garrettson, founder and CEO of Executive Mosaic, presented Michael Maiorana, senior vice president of Verizon’s public sector, with his first Wash100 Award on Tuesday. Executive Mosaic recognizes Maiorana for his leadership and sales expertise that led to several major achievements and contracts for the company. We are honored to …

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Equinix’s Government Business Completes Integration of Verizon’s Terremark Data Centers; David Peed Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 24, 2018 — Equinix‘s (Nasdaq: EQIX) government solutions arm has completed its integration of Verizon’s former business unit Terremark Federal Group, marking the closure of Equinix’s $3.6 billion acquisition of 29 data centers from Verizon, ExecutiveBiz reported July 17. Equinix said TFG will serve to expand its contract …

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Verizon Vet Maureen Kaplan Joins Veris Group as Business Development EVP

Maureen Kaplan, former managing director and chief operating officer of Verizon Enterprise Solutions‘ (NYSE: VZ) global security services group, has been named executive vice president of business development at Veris Group. Kaplan will be responsible for the Vienna, Virginia-based cybersecurity firm’s business development activities and lead its efforts to develop sales, marketing and capture teams, Veris Group …

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Reuters: Verizon Mulls Enterprise IT Portfolio Sale

Verizon (NYSE: VZ) is considering a sale of its enterprise-grade technology portfolio in order to concentrate on its consumer market business line, Reuters reported Friday. Liana Baker and Greg Roumeliotis write Citigroup will help examine a potential sale of business landline and Internet services from Verizon’s unit formerly called MCI as well as data center offerings from …

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DigiCert Buys CyberTrust Enterprise Business of Verizon; Mike Denning, Nicholas Hales Comment

DigiCert has acquired Verizon Enterprise’s (NYSE:VZ) CyberTrust Enterprise SSL business for an undisclosed amount. The company will take over Verizon’s trusted roots and intermediate certificates while Verizon will remain as DigiCert’s reseller of SSL certificates, DigiCert said Tuesday. Mike Denning, vice president of global security at Verizon Enterprise Solutions, said …

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Verizon Public Sector Cloud Offers On-Demand Option

TYSONS CORNER, VA June 1, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Friday on Verizon (NYSE: VZ) adding an on-demand pay-as-you-go option to its public sector infrastructure-as-a-service cloud offering. The new option to Enterprise Cloud: Federal Edition, granted a FedRAMP authority to operate in November 2014, works to provide support for variable workloads and …

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