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Verizon latest telecom provider to join the ONOS project

Enterprises and telecommunications providers are increasingly getting behind the various open networking projects that exist. The latest news of such support comes from Verizon, which has joined the ONOS project.

Cat partners with Verizon to sell Cat S50c rugged smartphone in US

Cat phones is partnering with Verizon to sell the Cat S50c rugged smartphone in the U.S market. This marks the first direct partnership between a major U.S. carrier and Cat phones.

Ericsson pulls out all the IoT stops at CES

Swedish wireless firm Ericsson, an early leader in Internet of Things (IoT) development, pulled out all of the stops when it comes to the IoT at the Consumer Electronics Show this week.

Rumor has it Verizon is selling off data centers

A Reuters article citing "people familiar with the matter" indicated that Verizon kicked off the new year by putting its colocation and hosting data centers up for sale. If true, then Verizon may be the latest cloud casualty, which would be a significant reversal of its strategy that currently revolves around assets and people it gained from the acquisition of Terremark Worldwide for $1.4 billion in 2011.

Breaches of protected health information not confined to healthcare industry

On Thursday, Verizon released its first ever Protected Health Information Data Breach Report, which analyzed breaches involving more than 392 million PHI records and 1,931 security incidents.

Spotlight: Enterprise fear of the cloud is gone, says Verizon report

The hesitation enterprise IT decision makers once felt over the adoption of cloud computing appears to have disappeared.

Verizon to join AT&T in offering BlackBerry's Android-powered Priv in US market

U.S. wireless carrier Verizon may be joining AT&T in offering the BlackBerry Priv smartphone, the first BlackBerry phone running the Android operating system.

Verizon launches ThingSpace platform for IoT app developers, unveils other IoT products

Verizon on Wednesday launched the ThingSpace Internet of Things platform to enable developers to create apps, customers to manage devices, partners to market their services, and Verizon to launch integrated vertical solutions in an open environment.

Verizon launches team to help enterprises with digital transformation

A new professional services team at Verizon Enterprise Solutions will help the service provider's customers embrace digital transformation. Dubbed the Advanced Network Retainer program, it offers enterprise customers access to a variety of networking experts who can help improve networks and begin to deploy next-generation network technology.

Lack of access controls, poor password policy behind Target breach, says internal report

In the days after the data breach at Target that exposed 40 million customer debit and credit card numbers, Target commissioned Verizon to examine its networks for security weaknesses. What Verizon found is neither encouraging from an IT security standpoint nor good news for Target in its legal battle with banks.