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CenturyLink, SAP and Wilmar Consulting Services Team Up to Drive Digital Business Growth for Wilmar International Limited

Collaboration leverages SAP HANA® Enterprise Cloud and CenturyLink technology to enable IT agility and improve business responsiveness

SINGAPORE, June 25, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Working closely with SAP, CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) is joining forces with Wilmar Consulting Services to help achieve Wilmar International Limited's (Wilmar) digital business vision. Asia's leading agribusiness group, Wilmar, is leveraging SAP HANA® Enterprise Cloud (HEC) to take advantage of its real-time analytical capabilities.

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"CenturyLink is helping Wilmar become more agile so it can drive its digital business vision forward," said Francis Thangasamy, vice president, product management, CenturyLink, Asia Pacific. "As a premium supplier for SAP globally, CenturyLink enables customers in Asia Pacific and beyond to achieve faster time to market for their transformation projects based on the SAP HANA® platform. CenturyLink expands upon SAP's vision of helping companies of all sizes and industries to run better by delivering comprehensive managed applications and infrastructure solutions."

To discover the depth and breadth of CenturyLink's SAP HANA® Enterprise Cloud services, visit: http://centurylink.com/business/enterprise/managed-hosting/sap-hana.html

"The collaboration between SAP, Wilmar Consulting Services and CenturyLink helps Wilmar to focus on core competencies while charting their journey to the cloud," said Khor Chern Chuen, managing director, SAP Singapore. "The deployment of HEC will help Wilmar to simplify business processes and gain real-time insights to transform into an intelligent enterprise for the global digital economy. HEC supports business needs by equipping organizations with mission-critical capabilities and is especially crucial for Wilmar as they wanted to focus on driving positive experiences for their customers."

Named Asia Pacific's top Hybrid IT Service Provider for the fourth consecutive year by Frost & Sullivan in 2018, CenturyLink is well positioned to support enterprises in their digital transformation through its comprehensive portfolio of hybrid IT services. The company offers unsurpassed control and agility over cloud environments bolstered by a secure, fiber-rich global network.

About CenturyLink
CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) is the second largest U.S. communications provider to global enterprise customers. With customers in more than 60 countries and an intense focus on the customer experience, CenturyLink strives to be the world's best networking company by solving customers' increased demand for reliable and secure connections. The company also serves as its customers' trusted partner, helping them manage increased network and IT complexity and providing managed network and cyber security solutions that help protect their business.

About SAP
As the Experience Company powered by the Intelligent Enterprise, SAP is the market leader in enterprise application software, helping companies of all sizes and in all industries run at their best: 77% of the world's transaction revenue touches an SAP® system. Our machine learning, Internet of Things (IoT), and advanced analytics technologies help turn customers' businesses into intelligent enterprises. SAP helps give people and organizations deep business insight and fosters collaboration that helps them stay ahead of their competition. We simplify technology for companies so they can consume our software the way they want – without disruption. Our end-to-end suite of applications and services enables more than 437,000 business and public customers to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and make a difference. With a global network of customers, partners, employees, and thought leaders, SAP helps the world run better and improve people's lives. For more information, visit www.sap.com.

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For further information: Darryn Lim, +65 6768 8085, Darryn.Lim@centurylink.com