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Verizon Business and Walgreens Boots Alliance announce a multi-year strategic partnership

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Verizon Business and Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) today announced a multi-year strategic partnership where Verizon will deploy their Network as a Service (NaaS), an all-encompassing solution that will deliver an enhanced customer experience to more than 9,000 Walgreens and Duane Reade retail locations across the U.S. The foundation of the partnership is underpinned by the full breadth of Verizon’s assets including LTE, 5G, and Verizon Media, which will enable Verizon to continuously offer the latest in technological and business process innovation.

“WBA’s digital transformation is focused on modernizing and digitizing our company to provide customers with seamless and personalized shopping experiences, whether in-store, online or in the palm of their hand,” said Mike Maresca, global chief technology officer, WBA. “We continue to enhance our business systems and processes both internally and with industry-leading partners to meet the changing needs of Walgreens customers and boost productivity across our workforce. Verizon’s 20 years of experience in this space will help transform our network in the U.S. and also serve as a foundation for our future digital innovations.”
 
For more information on this partnership, please visit the Verizon Newsroom.