News of Note—GRC, Avaya, FCC and more

august 8 2017

> MetricStream found in its latest survey that 62% of enterprises without IT GRC solutions report low security readiness, as opposed to only 25% of those with IT GRC solutions. Release

> Microsoft, Alphabet and Amazon say that the tax reform does not alter their current spending plans. WSJ article

> AT&T will purchase 520 megawatts of wind power through two agreements with subsidiaries of NextEra Energy Resources, an operator of renewable energy projects. Release

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> Avaya said it launched a NENA i3 compliant Next Generation 911 platform with partners Beta 80 and Conveyant Systems. Release

> The FCC won’t release “jokes” it wrote involving Chairman Ajit Pai and a Verizon executive talking about installing a “Verizon puppet” to lead the FCC. Gizmodo article

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