Cloud Based Collaboration of Cisco and Verizon to Offer Cisco Spark

Cisco and Verizon team up to provide the Verizon’s customers with Cisco Spark that is a new cloud based collaboration service and it is a part of Verizon’s plan for next generation cloud solutions.

Cisco  Cisco announces that it will team up with the Verizon Enterprises to deliver the cloud based collaboration, Cisco Spark to the customers of Verizon. The statement builds on sustained hard work from Verizon to boost its variety next-generation partnership solutions, which by now consist of offers such as Collaboration Meeting Room, Cisco WebEx Cloud Connected Audio and Verizon’s UCCaaS Mobile First service.

“Verizon is a leader in delivering global, mobile-enabled unified communications solutions to our business and government clients,” said Bob Minai, Executive Director, Advanced Communications at Verizon. “By integrating Cisco Spark meeting and messaging capabilities into Verizon’s collaboration portfolio and a global network, Verizon and Cisco will continue to help enterprise clients with digital transformation initiatives that drive better customer experiences and meaningful, measurable business outcomes.”

The latest combined offer will bring Spark Message and Spark Meet features incorporated with Verizon’s business collaboration services. The final objective of the partnership will be to build up a service provided in such a manner that the clients are not able to distinguish between the Cisco and Verizon components. Though at present accessible only in the US, the service will be presented to ventures and government clients worldwide till the end of the year.

Cisco has also stated the allotment of $150 million to the Cisco Spark for Development Fund, to produce new thoughts for the ecosystem. The finance will cover up direct investments, joint expansion, additional improvements and developer support.

“Cisco is putting our leading providers at the center of our cloud strategy. As we bring Cisco Spark and other SaaS solutions to market, we will team with our global service providers to jointly develop, sell and market” said Rowan Trollope, GM Cisco Collaboration.

The Verizon has been putting significant efforts over the last 12 months to boost its cloud-based communications offerings, to fulfill the load of progressively more mobile and joint workforce. With organizations increasingly probing for opportunities to make a more creative working environment, software and cloud based offerings that allow employees to work in the office, from residence or on the path, are rapidly becoming the standard.

The corporation continues Verizon’s development of joint business, subsequent on last month’s statement that it will team up with HyperOffice.

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Verizon Cloud Computing Services to Offer Oracle DB License on Its Cloud Infrastructure

Verizon Cloud Computing Services to Offer Oracle DB License on Its Cloud Infrastructure

Verizon Cloud Computing Services to Offer Oracle DB License on Its Cloud Infrastructure

Oracle and Verizon joined hands together to enable the deployment of Oracle database and middleware on the Verizon cloud computing infrastructure. Customers can now both bring their oracle license or can purchase Verizon cloud services with Oracle license.

GREATRESPONDER.COM – This was announced on January 10, 2014 by the Verizon Company that its customers can now use Oracle Fusion middleware and Oracle DB on their cloud computing infrastructure. The customers have double options to use Oracle platforms; they can bring their own Oracle license to use Oracle DB and middleware on Verizon infrastructure or they can also get the Oracle DB and middleware services that are already available with licenses on Verizon cloud services.

In the statement of the company, the commitment of the company to provide the consolidated ecosystem of enterprise level information technology services on the cloud computing based infrastructure of Verizon Company. Verizon has started its cloud based enterprise IT service in the month of October 2013 in beta version. These cloud computing services of the Verizon company are being offered under the auspices of the Enterprise Solution Group of Verizon.

It was further explained about all cloud services offered by Verizon such as – the managed services and the eCloud services, are also capable to support the Oracle software programs. Verizon also offers Oracle DB and middleware license on the basis of hourly cost in which, customers will be charged for what they have used.

The president of Verizon Enterprise Solutions, Mr. John Stratton said in his statement, “Few companies begin with a complete cloud environment, and the benefits of migrating to the cloud have at times been outweighed by the challenges and costs associated with making a change – Oracle and Verizon have now removed those obstacles.”

This combination of Verizon Enterprise Solution Group and Oracle is a good news for those companies who want to use Oracle assets on the large network of Verizon, where they can not only get the cloud based infrastructure but also strong backhaul network and enterprise level managed services.

Another important thing about Verizon Cloud Services is that the customer is free to use its existing Oracle license, purchase a new one on per hour basis, or purchase on a perpetual basis. This will give freedom to the customers.

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Verizon Launches Vigilant to Reduce Energy Consumption Of Data Centers

Verizon Launches Vigilant to Reduce Energy Consumption Of Data Centers

Verizon Launches Vigilant to Reduce Energy Consumption Of data centers – 2011-06-12 – Well known network provider Verizon announced that it has noticeably reduced energy grabbing and atmosphere emissions at its US data centers by using top intelligent energy-control systems manufactured by Vigilent company.

Vigilent energy control systems consist of several hundreds of remotes temperature sensors at every data center that are connected through top intelligent mesh network to on-site servers using advanced energy management software.

Such systems allowed Verizon to turn off around 40% of the computer room air conditioners and ventilation systems in these data centers within only two days of implementing the energy control systems, which noticeably reduced energy consumption and saved over 55 million kilowatts per year.

From ecological side, such system has reduced over than 66 million pounds of CO2 annually.

Finally this system has decreased average temperatures of servers room by two degrees. Its noticeable and very good for all installed hardware.”Vigilent energy management systems have reduced cooling consumption by more than 40 percent as well as provided important safeguards that help improve our uptime,” said Mark Capurso, director of national technical operations at Verizon. “This combination of energy savings and improved efficiencies goes a long way toward helping meet Verizon’s goal of improving its carbon efficiency by 15 percent this year.”

Vigilent energy control systems delivered real-time information about environmental conditions throughout each of Verizon’s data centers, as well as provided detailed analysis and deep recommendations for optimal configurations, preferences and performance.

Verizon has carefully considered regarding the choice of right energy control system. So,Vigilent systems were not selected randomly. After launching of an extensive investigation Verizon selected Vigilent as right system.

Overall, such implementation noticeably saves consumption for Verizon and reduces emissions in atmosphere.

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