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Partnerships
Verizon Business and Equinix expand partnership, bring automation capabilities to SDI
"Customers can now take advantage of the Equinix Fabric interconnection service and Verizon’s Network-as-a-Service offering to privately and securely connect their digital supply chain ecosystems."
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Cybersecurity
Mobile devices biggest enterprise security threat - report
Businesses have left themselves vulnerable and open to cyber criminals in the rush to ensure their workforce could operate remotely during the Covid-19 pandemic.
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Contact Centre
Verizon adds Genesys Cloud to CX and contact centre portfolio
As contact centres are relying on digital, remote-first operations, Verizon Business announced the addition of Genesys Cloud, as part of the company's global customer experience and contact centre offerings.
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SD-WAN
Verizon and Cisco expand partnership and add new SD-WAN offerings
“These new services reflect the significant ongoing joint Cisco and Verizon research and development investments which aim to help customers accelerate change.”
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5G
Verizon Business and Deloitte collaborate on retail industry platform
Verizon Business and Deloitte have announced a 5G and mobile edge computing retail industry digital platform focused on transforming customer experiences.
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Verizon
Cyber-espionage growing problem for APAC region, report finds
Asia-Pacific’s public sector is at the greatest risk for advanced cyber-espionage attacks, while the region is hardest hit globally, according to the new Verizon Cyber-Espionage Report (CER).
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Cybersecurity
How a vantage point sees threats before they impact
When the focus has been on adversaries that develop increasingly complex and sophisticated attacks, tried and true techniques such as compromised credentials continue to be amongst the most potent weapons.
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5G
Verizon launches international private 5G platform
Delivered in partnership with Nokia, the offering will enable businesses to deploy a private industrial grade dedicated 5G network capability within their premises. 
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Microsoft
Microsoft, Verizon join forces to accelerate delivery of 5G applications
“By bringing together Verizon’s 5G network and on-site 5G Edge platform with Microsoft’s expertise in cloud services, we will enable the development of the next generation technologies everyone has been envisioning.”
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Remote Working
COVID-19 and the impact on the digital workplace
As the ongoing global COVID-19 crisis continues, many businesses have had to embrace remote working as business as usual. 
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Internet of Things
Verizon Business fast-tracks IoT solution deployment with Microsoft Azure
The company also announced that its 5G network, its ThingSpace IoT platform and its Critical Asset Sensor devices have all been integrated with Microsoft Azure, with the goal of streamlining the creation of new IoT applications.
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5G
IBM and Verizon Business team up on 5G and AI solutions at the Enterprise Edge
The collaboration is all about enabling the future of industry in the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
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Cybersecurity
Cybercriminals after money more than anything else - Verizon report
Of all the things cybercriminals aim to accomplish in their illicit activities, money still takes centre stage.
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5G
Verizon builds on unified comms portfolio with BlueJeans acquisition
The acquisition will feed into Verizon’s immersive unified communications portfolio. Primarily BlueJeans’ meeting platform will be integrated with Verizon’s unified communications as a service business.
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Employment
People + Work Connect aims to bridge employment gap during tough times
People + Work Connect will bring together companies whose workforces are laid off due to COVID-19 with those in urgent need of workers.
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Cybercrime
Verizon expands security portfolio with new solutions to combat cybercrime
"Now, more than ever, organisations need to be thinking differently about security, and leveraging cutting edge technology to help mitigate against cybercrime."
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Cybersecurity
Verizon unveils three new security solutions in expanded suite
“Now, more than ever, organisations need to be thinking differently about security, and leveraging cutting edge technology to help mitigate against cybercrime.”
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Cybersecurity
Security survey: The internet’s for porn… and gaming
"As well as being inappropriate use of a work device, these sites are more likely to harbour malware or other malicious threats that lead to a compromise."
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Verizon
Verizon unveils new managing director for APAC
"He has extensive experience in driving channel, vertical market and platform sales, coupled with expertise in DX, business integration and cyber security."
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Malware
Antivirus would have saved these businesses $71 billion in 2019
Malware threats represent huge financial costs for businesses.
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Verizon
Verizon rolls out new field service management solution
“Verizon Connect Field Service Dispatch provides a simplified approach to managing drivers, technicians and jobs. This enables customers to streamline business processes, efficiently schedule jobs and improve customer service - all from one pane of glass.”
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Cybersecurity
Lack of PCI DSS compliance putting payment security at risk
Organisations across Asia Pacific are demonstrating stronger payments security compliance compared to other parts of the world, however global trends indicate that payments security compliance has dropped for the second year in a row.
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Verizon Connect simplifies dispatching, scheduling and job management with new solution
Verizon Connect Field Service Dispatch works with the Verizon Connect Reveal platform to combine both vehicle location data and technician status.
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Cybersecurity
Enterprise incident response plans suffer from neglect – Verizon study
Incident response plans may be a useful part of cyber-preparedness, but they’re of little use if security teams don’t review, test or update those plans on a regular basis.