The US government is to issue indictments over security breaches which compromised millions of Yahoo users and had once threatened to derail the sale of the company’s web operations to Verizon. According to a Bloomberg source, the US Department of Justice suspects four people of playing a part in security breaches
Equinix the global interconnection and data center company, has announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase a portfolio of 24 data center sites and their operations from Verizon Communications Inc. The deal is valued at $3.6 billion and was completed in an all cash transaction.
Fortinet has announced that it has been selected as a vSecurity technology partner as part of Verizon Enterprise Solutions’ new Virtual Network Services. Fortinet’s vSecurity offers Virtual Network Function to enable enterprises to deploy adaptive, intelligent Virtualized Network Security.
Verizon expanded its global enterprise network platform in the Middle East region to enable multinational corporations to take advantage of Verizon’s Private IP service. The expansion will make it possible for Verizon customers with locations in these emerging markets to more effectively exchange data and global business applications and employ the company’s world-class managed network and security solutions. Leveraging the strengths of Verizon’s global multiprotocol label switching network and the reach of the company’s network alliance provider Vodacom Business in Africa, Verizon enterprise customers can add Private IP services to their offices in: Gabon on Africa’s western coast; Djibouti and Ethiopia on the Horn of Africa; Malawi and Zimbabwe in Eastern Africa; and Swaziland in the southern region.
Verizon has unveiled new “content-to-consumer” delivery capabilities to help entertainment and media companies satisfy and capitalise on consumers’ growing appetite for live and on-demand, personalised video content on their smartphones, tablets and other devices. Verizon Digital Media Services (VDMS) solution will automate previously manual workflow processes associated with formatting, managing and delivering digital media to virtually any device or platform on a large scale.