Verizon Transaction

Verizon Business today announced new native security features and a cloud-based router management dashboard for the company’s Verizon Business Internet fixed wireless access (FWA) offering. The additional features are designed to provide customers with remote self-service capability to handle performance, security and visibility needs in a centralized location.

The solutions are available to businesses of all sizes as enhancements to Verizon FWA plans, with nothing to install and no special equipment or in-house IT support necessary.

The Verizon Business Internet Portal is available at no charge to Verizon Business Internet customers. It is designed to enable businesses to monitor and self-manage their entire portfolio of fixed-wireless connections without relying on service calls or IT experts. The portal is accessible at for customers with existing My Business credentials. The cloud-based interface enables large enterprises to centrally monitor and control vast device deployments, while small and medium businesses can scale up as they grow.

Verizon Business Internet Portal capabilities include:

  • Performance monitoring and diagnostics for all routers, regardless of manufacturer;
  • Network management features:
  • Advanced settings such as save/restore router configurations and firewall settings
  • Bulk configuration management for customers with multiple Verizon Business Internet lines

Verizon Business Internet Security

The Verizon Business Internet Security offering is housed within the Business Internet Portal. Within the portal, customers can choose from two tiers of security:

Verizon Business Internet Security Plus ($10 per line per month): This tier includes ransomware protection, phishing prevention, anti-malware, malicious website blocking, security insights and reporting via the portal

Verizon Business Internet Security Preferred ($20 per line per month): In addition to the above features, this tier includes enhanced, customizable protections such as content filtering, block/allow for specific URLs, block/allow for specific IP addresses and advanced security configuration enablement through the portal.

With these enhancements, Verizon Business’ fixed-wireless offering has never been more compelling or more distinguished in the marketplace,” Debika Bhattacharya, Verizon Business chief product officer, said in a prepared statement.

“The Verizon Business Internet Portal and Verizon Business Internet Security make management and cybersecurity simple, easy to use and accessible for our business customers. There’s no installation, no IT support, and no headaches, and users gain more control and better visibility into the security and performance of their connections and devices, all on one dashboard.”

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