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Frost & Sullivan Names Verizon Business as Leader in Australian Managed Security Services

Verizon Business wins Australian Managed Security Services Vendor of the Year Award
  • 03 December, 2009 10:10

<p>Frost &amp; Sullivan Names Verizon Business as Leader in Australian Managed Security Services</p>
<p>Assessment Based on Growth, Capability and Performance</p>
<p>Sydney, Australia – 3 December 2009 – Verizon Business has been recognised for its leadership in the Australian managed security services market by Frost &amp; Sullivan. The company has received the 2009 Australia Frost &amp; Sullivan Managed Security Services Vendor of the Year Award at the consulting firm’s annual Best Practice Awards banquet held recently.</p>
<p>The award acknowledges Verizon Business’ superior planning and execution of product launches, strategic alliances, distribution strategies and technological innovations, as well as the company’s overall leadership, strategy and service.</p>
<p>Award participants are judged according to their market performance in 2008 based on criteria that include major customer acquisitions, year-on-year growth rate, leadership in product/service introduction and innovation, solutions capability, and market penetration across various technologies.</p>
<p>John Karabin, regional vice president for Verizon Business global services, Asia Pacific, said: “Verizon Business has aligned its security offerings to meet the needs of today’s globally extended enterprise.
This industry recognition reflects our capabilities to manage and secure data and infrastructure, as well as to address the governance, risk and compliance issues for government and major corporations in Australia.”</p>
<p>The Frost &amp; Sullivan Australia Best Practices Awards are presented annually to recognise outstanding performance by companies in the Australian information and communications technology (ICT) industry. The former Cybertrust, now Verizon Business Security Solutions, was a previous recipient of the award in 2005 and 2006, and Verizon Business received the award in 2008.</p>
<p>About Frost &amp; Sullivan</p>
<p>Frost &amp; Sullivan, the Growth Partnership Company, partners with clients to accelerate their growth. The company's TEAM Research, Growth Consulting and Growth Team Membership empower clients to create a growth-focused culture that generates, evaluates and implements effective growth strategies. Frost &amp; Sullivan employs over 45 years of experience in partnering with Global 1000 companies, emerging businesses and the investment community from 40 offices on six continents. For more information about Frost &amp; Sullivan’s Growth Partnerships, visit http://www.frost.com .</p>
<p>About Verizon Business</p>
<p>Verizon Business, a unit of Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ), is a global leader in communications and IT solutions. We combine professional expertise with the world’s most connected IP network to deliver award-winning communications, IT, information security and network solutions. We securely connect today’s extended enterprises of widespread and mobile customers, partners, suppliers and employees — enabling them to increase productivity and efficiency and help preserve the environment. Many of the world’s largest businesses and governments — including 96 percent of the Fortune 1000 and thousands of government agencies and educational institutions — rely on our professional and managed services and network technologies to accelerate their business. Find out more at www.verizonbusiness.com.</p>
<p>Media Contact:</p>
<p>Gabriel Wong</p>
<p>Max Australia</p>
<p>+ 61 2 9954 3492</p>
<p>gabriel.wong@maxaustralia.com.au</p>

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