North Carolina Ports partners with Versiant to enhance IT infrastructure
Versiant, a leading international provider of managed, professional, software and support services for enterprise IT infrastructure, announces North Carolina Ports as a new client, the company said in its release.
As an IT services provider, Versiant maintains a unique position among many given its history in the maritime space since the early days of the company’s inception. Versiant provides the expertise and insight for maximizing operational efficiency and security for ports and terminals around the world. Now this knowledge and maritime systems capability is being brought home to Versiant’s home state of North Carolina through their newly announced relationship with the leading force of the southeast’s Maritime Industry, North Carolina Ports.
“The State of North Carolina has allocated over $200M in enhancing the supply chain and the Port of Wilmington is a critical component in that supply chain. It is imperative we partner with a company that has industry domain expertise and that can help us execute our long-term goals. Versiant has the experience in both our industry and in the technical world. They bring proven IT and Maritime delivery capabilities and will help us drive success,” said Bill Cocoran, CIO with North Carolina Ports.
“We are pleased to have successfully completed the first phase of an infrastructure refresh that will enhance the overall connectivity and operations at North Carolina Ports,” said Edward Reade, Chief Operating Officer at Versiant. “We look forward to continuing our partnership with NC Ports and supporting the technology planning and implementation as they continue to expand and modernize their terminal operations”
Versiant provides an extensive range of complex managed, application, and professional services to help clients all over the world drive business value from their IT investments.
About North Carolina Ports
North Carolina’s ports in Wilmington and Morehead City, plus an inland terminal in Charlotte, link the state’s consumers, businesses and industry to world markets, and serve as magnets to attract new business and industry to the State of North Carolina. Port activities contribute statewide to more than 87,700 jobs and $678 million each year in state and local tax revenues.