Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Comcast Business Forms Enterprise Services Team for Fortune 1000 Accounts

Comcast Business has formed a new Enterprise Services unit that will target Fortune 1000 companies and other large enterprises that have multiple locations nationwide.

The new Comcast Enterprise Services team will offer a portfolio of managed enterprise solutions that includes Broadband, Ethernet, Voice, Router, Security, Business Continuity and Wi-Fi. The team will design, build, implement and manage customized communications networks for large enterprise customers.  The new product portfolio will be branded "Managed Enterprise Solutions."

Comcast also announced the acquisition of Contingent Network Services, a national technology deployment and managed services company that helps enterprise customers outsource their day-to-day network operations. Financial terms were not disclosed. Contingent provides deployment and managed services to a number of well-known national brands. The company will become a wholly-owned subsidiary of Comcast Business and will continue to operate under the Contingent brand name.

"We’re committed to expanding and enhancing our offerings for businesses of all sizes, and having the expertise, tools and portfolio in place to deliver customized service packages to nationwide enterprises is a key part of our growth strategy," said Bill Stemper, president of Comcast Business. "Large companies need a provider who can help them manage complex networks, develop business continuity plans and integrate cloud-based applications. Our entry into this segment of the market will introduce new innovation and choice."