Terremark has announced an expanded and enhanced solutions portfolio that combines the cloud, security and IT capabilities of Terremark and Verizon to meet the immediate needs of enterprises in North America, Latin America, Europe and the Asia-Pacific region.
Terremark will deliver advanced infrastructure and managed IT and security offerings, functioning as Verizon’s arm for the delivery of enterprise-class IT services to businesses and government agencies around the globe. In addition to best-of-breed IT and cloud services, the Terremark portfolio includes Verizon’s managed security, risk and compliance, and identity and access management services, as well as application management services and IT and security professional services, all of which are critical enablers to the delivery of enterprise-class cloud services.
This combination of Verizon and Terremark’s enterprise IT capabilities will now be delivered through nearly 50 leading-edge data centers, greatly boosting Terremark’s existing data center footprint and enabling an expansive array of IT solutions that meet the stringent security, performance and regulatory requirements of enterprises around the globe.
At the centre of Terremark’s capabilities is its enterprise-class IT platform, which combines advanced IT infrastructure with world-class provisioning and automation capabilities. Terremark’s standards-based approach fully aligns with today’s enterprise business requirements driven by agility, productivity and competitive advantage.
“With the assets and resources of two market leaders, we have created a unique and powerful combination of highly skilled and seasoned people, strategically located infrastructure assets and unique intellectual property in IT resources orchestration, security and compliance that will propel global business forward in ways only possible via the enterprise-class cloud,” said Kerry Bailey, group president of Terremark. “Terremark’s vision is to transform and secure enterprise-class IT on a global scale so that enterprises and governments can realize the full benefits of the cloud, including better economics, faster time to market and ubiquitous access to information and content sharing.”
Bob Toohey, president of Verizon’s global enterprise unit, said, “Terremark is accelerating Verizon’s global vision and strategy by offering the scale, reliability and performance enterprises require in the critical areas of IT infrastructure, cloud and security services. This strength and focus is helping Verizon enable new ways for businesses to be more agile and aware, manage risk and increase productivity in today’s highly competitive global economy.”
Terremark’s newly enhanced portfolio delivers a unique set of capabilities and services to the marketplace. The expanded portfolio comprises three areas: IT Infrastructure and Cloud, Security, and related Professional Services.
Terremark’s IT Infrastructure and Cloud Services are underpinned by a flexible and agile delivery model that will help enterprises integrate existing infrastructure and applications. Terremark’s continuum of Infrastructure Services from colocation to managed hosting to enterprise cloud will be supported by its award-winning platform and enablement services that allow enterprises to move to the cloud at their own pace. With Terremark’s innovative and proven technology, enterprises will be able to seamlessly orchestrate and integrate public, private and hybrid cloud environments into their overall IT infrastructure while leveraging Terremark’s suite of advanced peering, interconnect and managed routing services.
Added to Terremark’s portfolio is an expanded suite of Security Services aimed at ensuring the integrity of business data by integrating its purpose-built architecture with physical security, policies and controls for compliance. To help customers protect data and maintain high availability of IT services, Terremark will offer an enhanced set of vulnerability assessment and testing services.
To help customers take advantage of the power and potential of agile, scalable IT services and to complement their current in-house expertise, Terremark will offer an expanded set of related Professional Services.
Terremark will continue to put a focus on aligning with industry-leading technology companies and carriers to accelerate innovation and delivery of its IT and Security services. Terremark’s go-to-market strategy includes close collaboration with Accenture, Cisco, EMC, HP, NetApp, SAP, Tata Consultancy Services and VMware, as well as other key technology providers, and a continued emphasis of carrier neutrality at its data centers around the world.
“Verizon and Terremark together bring exceptional capabilities to the marketplace with a highly differentiated and rationalized portfolio of cloud, security and IT offerings,” said Amy DeCarlo, principal analyst – Security and Data Center Services with Current Analysis. “With their combined assets and resources, Current Analysis believes the combination will be a formidable global data center services competitor; one that few will be able to match let alone beat.”