As part of a continued focus on investing in and delivering some of the world's most advanced security services to enterprises and government agencies around the globe, Terremark, a Verizon Company, today begins delivering Verizon's comprehensive portfolio of managed and professional security services in Brazil and throughout Latin America. This set of leading security services is aimed at helping enterprises and government agencies better manage and protect their most important asset - their data.
Available immediately in Latin America, Verizon's managed and professional security services help customers identify threats by providing best practices and access to seasoned security experts, manage threats with proven policies, and design, implement and execute effective information security strategies. Services include on-premise managed security, application vulnerability scanning, vulnerability management, and Security Management Program services. In addition, Verizon's Research Intelligence Solutions Knowledge (RISK) team taps into the threat intelligence synthesized from monitoring and managing one of the largest IP networks in the world, providing customers with an unparalleled view into the security threat landscape.
"Today's threat landscape requires that organizations in all sectors maintain stringent security for their systems in order to protect their data and the data of their stakeholders," said David Keasey, vice president, Verizon Security Solutions. "These managed security services, along with security consulting services, are instrumental tools our customers rely on to protect their IT resources. We have a proven track record of continued excellence in these areas and helping customers around the globe safeguard their critical data."
In December 2011, Verizon was recognized as one of the leading managed security services providers when it was positioned by Gartner Inc. in the Leaders Quadrant of the industry analyst firm's 2011 report,"Magic Quadrant for MSSPs, North America.1" Verizon also was named a leader in managed security services in "The Forrester Wave™: Managed Security Services: North America, Q1 2012".1
The extension of security services into Latin America enhances the company's portfolio of solutions delivered in the region that includes enterprise cloud computing and top-tier colocations services. The security services are available from Terremark's Network Access Point (NAP) do Brasil data center in Sao Paolo, with additional availability across the company's Latin American footprint in the coming weeks.
Verizon continues to make global investments that enhance the worldwide reach and delivery of enterprise-class IT infrastructure and cloud computing services, with the reliability, security, professional services, and world-class data centers that allow organizations to run their critical applications with confidence.
Terremark (terremark.com), a Verizon Company, is a leader in transforming and securing enterprise-class IT on a global scale. A subsidiary of Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq:VZ), Terremark sets the standard for IT deployments with advanced infrastructure and managed service offerings that deliver the scale, security, and reliability necessary to meet the demanding requirements of enterprises and governments around the world. With a global network of data centers and a comprehensive portfolio of secure solutions, Terremark is helping enterprise and government executives realize the power and promise of the cloud today.
Verizon Communications Inc. (verizon.com), headquartered in New York, is a global leader in delivering broadband and other wireless and wireline communications services to consumer, business, government and wholesale customers. Verizon Wireless operates America's most reliable wireless network, with more than 94 million retail customers nationwide. Verizon also provides converged communications, information and entertainment services over America's most advanced fiber-optic network, and delivers integrated business solutions to customers in more than 150 countries, including all of the Fortune 500. A Dow 30 company with $111 billion in 2011 revenues, Verizon employs a diverse workforce of more than 188,000.
1 Gartner Inc., Magic Quadrant for MSSPs, North America by Kelly Kavanagh, John Pescatore, November 2011. Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in our research publications, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors with the highest ratings. Gartner research publications consist of the opinions of Gartner's research organization and should not be construed as statements of fact. Gartner disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.
2 Forrester Research Inc., The Forrester Wave: Managed Security Services: North America, Q1 2012, Ed Ferrara, March 26, 2012. The Forrester Wave™ is copyrighted by Forrester Research, Inc. Forrester and Forrester Wave™ are trademarks of Forrester Research, Inc. The Forrester Wave™ is a graphical representation of Forrester's call on a market and is plotted using a detailed spreadsheet with exposed scores, weightings, and comments. Forrester does not endorse any vendor, product, or service depicted in the Forrester Wave. Information is based on best available resources. Opinions reflect judgment at the time and are subject to change.