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Mike Denning Joins Verizon’s Enterprise Arm as Global Security VP

Mike Denning, formerly senior vice president and general manager of CA Technologies’ (NASDAQ: CA) security business unit, has joined Verizon Enterprise (NYSE: VZ) as vice president of global security. He will be responsible for the company’s global security operations centers, cyber intelligence center, product management and development organization and security sales …

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Maggie Hallbach to Head Verizon’s State & Local Gov’t, Education Markets Team

Maggie Hallbach, a 17-year Verizon Enterprise Solutions (NYSE: VZ) veteran, has been promoted to a vice president position in the telecommunications company’s public sector business and will work with state, local government and education institutions. Kevin Irland, manager of corporate communications at Verizon, said Monday that Hallbach recently led the Lean Six Sigma program to foster …

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Jacobs Inks Deal to Buy Verizon’s Federal Network Systems Subsidiary; Robert Norfleet Comments

Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE: JEC) has moved to grow its presence in the intelligence community by agreeing to acquire Verizon‘s (NYSE: VZ) Federal Network Systems subsidiary for an undisclosed sum. Jacobs expects to close the deal for the 750-employee subsidiary in the summer of calendar year 2014, Jacobs said Tuesday. Robert Norfleet, a …

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Chris Formant Named Verizon Enterprise Solutions President; John Stratton Comments

Chris Formant, a former group president and senior vice president at Avaya, has joined Verizon Enterprise Solutions (NYSE: VZ) as president and will have responsibility for the telecommunications company’s enterprise technology portfolio. He will lead a team that works to deliver Verizon’s cloud computing, workforce mobility, intelligent networking, security and …

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Rob Anderson: AT&T, Sprint, Verizon to Help Marine Corps Test Mobile Devices

The U.S. Marine Corps has selected AT&T (NYSE: T),  Sprint (NYSE: S) and Verizon (NYSE: VZ) for a program to test the use of personal devices by civilian and uniformed employees at work, Federal Times reported Friday. Nicole Blake Johnson writes 20 loaned devices running the Android and Apple’s iOS operating systems will be …

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Siki Giunta to Head Verizon’s Cloud, Enterprise IT Business

Siki Giunta, formerly a cloud computing executive at Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC) has joined Verizon Enterprise Solutions (NYSE: VZ) to lead the Verizon Cloud offering, Telecom Lead reported Friday. Giunta will also oversee the company’s technology convergence work and connected offerings through wireline and wireless networks. Her background includes service as CEO at …

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Report: Eddie Schwartz Joins Verizon as Cyber Intell Head

Eddie Schwartz, formerly chief information security officer at EMC (NYSE: EMC) security arm RSA, has been appointed to head the corporate security and cyber intelligence practice at Verizon (NYSE: Z), Reuters reported Tuesday. Jim Finkle writes Dave Martin, EMC’s chief security officer, will succeed Schwartz on an interim basis. Schwartz …

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Michael Maiorana Appointed Verizon Public Sector Head

Michael Maiorana, formerly a region president at Verizon Wireless (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ), has been appointed senior vice president of public sector markets for Verizon’s enterprise solutions business. He succeeds Susan Zeleniak, a 16-year company veteran who has retired after a 39-year career in the telecommunications industry, Verizon said Monday. Maiorana most recently …

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Verizon Wireless Receives 6-Month Federal Protective Service Contract Extension

Verizon Wireless (NYSE: Z) has received a six-month, $787, 000 extension on its contract with the Federal Protective Service to continue providing the agency with mobile devices and services, GSN reported Tuesday. Jacob Goodwin writes the extension period covers three base months and a three-month option period to continue the contract …

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Verizon Board Declares 53-Cent Dividend, 7th Straight Annual Increase

Verizon‘s (NYSE: Z) board of directors has declared a quarterly dividend of 53 cents per share on the company’s common stock,  1.5 cents higher than the previous quarter. This represents the seventh consecutive year that the board has approved a quarterly dividend increase and the new dividend is 6 cents higher …

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