Verizon Business extends cloud back-up to PCs, new markets

As carriers continue to succeed with managed services and corporate customers look to them for more support, Verizon Business announced that it is extending its Verizon Remote Backup and Restore service to enterprise PCs. The U.S. carrier also said it is pursuing a global expansion of the service that will start in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

As more corporate users look into the value of cloud computing, this might be considered a telco take on one aspect of cloud computing--automated cloud back-up to carrier data centers. It also allows Verizon Business another way to add value to its enterprise package of offerings at a time when service spending by enterprise customers has slowed.

The carrier, according to a Telephony story, uses a "de-duplication" process to automatically differentiate new data from old when looking at what to store, thereby saving bandwidth and storage space.

For more:
- Telephony has this story

Related articles
Cisco Systems announced a new data center campaign last month
Managed services have performed well for Verizon 

Suggested Articles

lphabet and Google CEO Sundar Pichai announced on Monday that Google plans to invest around $10 billion in India over the next five to seven years.

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) has juiced its SD-WAN platform by buying Silver Peak for $925 million.

Comcast's investment in the development of artificial intelligence and machine learning paid off in spades during the coronavirus pandemic.