CenturyLink to receive industry-leading certification across global data centre portfolio

CenturyLink Inc. wants its customers to know its data centres meet the highest standards in the industry. And so, with great fanfare, the Monroe, La.-based communications and data services provider announced today that

Published on: December 5th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Centurylink acquires multi-cloud application management startup

The communications, cloud and hosting provider Centurylink has announced it has acquired startup ElasticBox. The latter provides a platform for cloud application management and is meant to enhance CenturyLink's end-to-end network, multi-cloud and hybrid IT

Published on: June 17th, 2016 CDN Staff

Avnet to offer CenturyLink and IO solutions

IT distributor Avnet has announced it will now offer solutions from CenturyLink and IO. The solutions to be provided are off-premise and colocation oriented and are meant to suit "data centre expansions, redundancy

Published on: January 26th, 2016 CDN Staff

Centurylink partners with SAP to offer HANA for Enterprise Cloud

It looks like CenturyLink wants to help sell other peoples' cloud. The communications, and hosting provider has announced a partnership with SAP to offer supplier services for HANA for Enterprise Cloud. Under the agreement, CenturyLink

Published on: January 20th, 2016 CDN Staff

CenturyLink has plans to go fully virtual by 2018

CenturyLink has announced it is going virtual. The communications company today unveiled plans to build a network platform with software-defined networking (SDN) and network functions virtualization (NFV) capabilities for self-service application and on-demand service

Published on: October 19th, 2015 CDN Staff

CenturyLink creates Database-as-a-Service from acquisition

Cloud provider CenturyLink has announced it has acquired Orchestrate, a company that offers managed database services for application development. The acquisition, according to CenturyLink, will improve on its existing cloud platform by creating

Published on: April 21st, 2015 CDN Staff

New Open Data Platform will push big data technology through open source, not sales

When big names including GE, Hortonworks, IBM, Infosys, Pivotal, SAS, AltiScale, Capgemini, CenturyLink, EMC, Splunk, Verizon Enterprise Solutions, Teradata, and VMware announce a new alliance to create and push for big data technology using

Published on: March 16th, 2015 Dave Yin

Top 10 Canadian cloud providers revealed: IDC Canada

Market research firm IDC has revealed the top 10 providers of infrastructure, platform-as-a-service (IaaS and PaaS) and storage with Canadian operations, and in alphabetical order, they are: Bell, CenturyLink, Cogeco, IBM, iWeb, Long View,

Published on: February 20th, 2015 Dave Yin

Three overlooked considerations for moving to the cloud: CenturyLink

Total cost of ownership, operational costs and integration are the three most underrated considerations for businesses moving into the cloud, according to CenturyLink Canada. At a conference in Toronto, the Monroe, La.-based telecommunications and

Published on: February 18th, 2015 Dave Yin

Arrow adds two solutions to its ArrowSphere cloud marketplace

Value added distributor Arrow Electronics Inc. has confirmed deals with CenturyLink and Cologix, two cloud providers which will be added to its ArrowSphere Cloud Services Marketplace offering. The biggest of the two is

Published on: January 14th, 2015 CDN Staff