Verizon will roll out enterprise-centric cloud-based services at the company’s Altamont facility in the coming weeks.
According to the firm’s latest annual report, the Altamon facility will include several cloud-service-related offerings, including Azure, a cloud-services platform based on the Azure cloud platform; and Microsoft Azure, an open-source, high-performance computing platform.
These new offerings are intended to further bolster the company�s ability to meet its customers’ enterprise needs and expand its cloud offering, Verizon said.
As part of the Althamton expansion, Verizon is also adding to its Azure cloud services portfolio, bringing Azure to more than 10,000 Verizon customers, the report said.
These services include new Microsoft Azure offerings based on Microsoft Azure Platforms (MAMP) technologies and other new Azure products and technologies.
Verizon also announced the creation of a new Azure-based enterprise cloud service, which will be announced in the near future, the firm said.
This new cloud service will offer Azure Cloud Services as a service to enterprise customers.
It is expected to provide cloud-hosting and virtualization services to businesses and government agencies, the company said.
VerifyVerizon�s enterprise and hybrid cloud services include services that run on Windows Azure, as well as its enterprise platform.
Verizon will provide these services to customers through its existing customer relationships, the statement said.
The company also announced its plans to build new hybrid cloud offerings that will be available to customers, including the purchase of the leading virtual private cloud provider, CloudFlare.
Verizons announcement came on the same day the company announced its first-ever acquisition of another cloud-computing company, Hyperledger, for $1.5 billion.
VeritasCloud has been building its hybrid cloud products since it was founded by Google co-founder and CEO Larry Page in 2012.
Verity has been working on a cloud platform for over two years.
The cloud-platform has seen significant growth over the past few years, with revenue and user growth topping 25 percent in the past five years.