Verizon launches unified IT service delivery platform

Verizon (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) Enterprise Solutions has released managed IT services designed to help United States federal government agencies manage disparate IT investments and address federal security standards, the company said.

Verizon Global Enterprise IT Management (GEITM) service provides managed, unified IT service delivery from a platform built to meet the Federal Information Security Management ACT (FISMA) High level requirements. GEITM provides both an operational framework and a unified platform for a variety of IT product and service management functions like network, desktop, server and application management.

The GEITM platform supports a wide range of devices including management of WAN, LAN, security, servers, endpoint, cloud and virtual devices. In addition to being built to meet the High level of FISMA compliance, Verizon has developed a Risk Management Framework (RMF) that will be employed to maintain this compliance once accredited. Also, this platform is tied into the Verizon Government Network Operations Security Center (GNOSC), a facility designed to house Verizon´s most security sensitive clients. For Department of Defense agencies, GEITM is built to meet DoD 8500 and DOD RMF standard and integrate into DoD mission assurance levels.

Verizon Communications, headquartered in New York City, has a diverse workforce of nearly 162,700 and generated nearly USD132 billion in 2015 revenues. It operates a wireless network, with 113.2 million retail connections nationwide. The company also provides communications and entertainment services over mobile broadband and the nation´s premier all-fiber network, and delivers integrated business solutions to customers worldwide.