Enterprise News Spotlight: Securing IoT Technology, 4 Cloud Must-haves, a New Smart Meter Solution

The Verizon Enterprise Solutions News Center team curates the top stories from the past week


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The need for added security measures has become increasingly prevalent as more technologies are connected to networks and used to collect and disseminate data. This week, we take a look at a new managed security certificate service from Verizon that’s used to validate network-connected devices, as well as a call-to-action for British retailers to better combat cyberthreats. Also on our reading list, you’ll find insights on the features and services enterprises need from their cloud providers, a close look at Verizon’s connected-car service and the inside scoop on Itron’s new smart meter. Read more…

Winter Storm Juno Update 1/28/15

Verizon customers were able to depend on our networks throughout the storm, and there were no significant issues that impacted system performance


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Winter Storm Juno passed over the East Coast of the U.S. this week and left much of the greater Boston area and points north covered in several feet of snow, but spared most of the New York Metropolitan area and the Mid-Atlantic region. Throughout the storm, Verizon enterprise customers were able to depend on our reliable wireless and wireline networks and there were no significant issues that impacted system performance. Read more…

Verizon Launches New Portal Geared at Securing Large-Scale Deployments of Internet of Things

Managed Certificate Services platform is designed to authenticate objects and machines and secure data transmitted between these connections


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The number of Internet-connected devices, such as vehicles, smart meters and home monitoring systems, is predicted to reach in the billions by the year 2020. As a result, Verizon is launching a new easy-to-use enterprise portal for its Managed Certificate Services platform that offers digital certificate creation and management capabilities for large-scale IoT deployments in the tens of millions. Read more…

The Biggest Retail Technology Trends of 2015 (Part 2)

Continuing our two-part discussion about the retail trends that business owners should be paying attention to in 2015


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Continuing our two-part discussion about the retail trends that business owners should be paying attention to in 2015, with Verizon Enterprise Solution’s Michele Duprè, vice president of Retail & Hospitality and Janet Schijns, vice president of global, vertical and channel marketing. This week, we discuss cloud technology, security trends and what part data analytics plays in today’s retail market. Read more…