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CenturyLink Honored in 2015 North America SIP Trunking Leadership Scorecard

CenturyLink ranked second among 10 SIP trunking service providers in the 2015 IHS Infonetics SIP Trunking North American Service Provider Scorecard published by industry analyst firm Infonetics Research, now IHS (NYSE: IHS). Providers were evaluated based on four criteria: financial stability, market strategy, service capabilities and support options. IHS author Diane Myers wrote the seventh annual IHS Infonetics SIP Trunking North American Service Provider Scorecard. Access the report here

CenturyLink Receives FTTH Council Award for Gigabit Fiber Service Deployments

CenturyLink was recognized by the Fiber to the Home (FTTH) Council during its 2015 FTTH Connect Conference, which celebrated the growth of fiber and those who have championed the advancement of the fiber-to-the-home industry this year. CenturyLink was given the 2015 Chairman’s Award for its nationwide fiber deployment enabling high-speed broadband service up to 1 gigabits per second (Gbps) across the country, including underserved areas. CenturyLink announced its first gigabit service pilot in 2013 and now offers fiber-enabled 1 Gbps broadband speeds to residential and business customers in parts of 17 states.

CenturyLink Positioned as a Leader in Magic Quadrant for Cloud-Enabled Managed Hosting, Europe

CenturyLink was positioned as a leader in the Magic Quadrant for Cloud-Enabled Managed Hosting, Europe, by leading analyst firm Gartner. Gartner analysts Tiny Haynes, Gianluca Tramacere and Gregor Petri authored the Magic Quadrant for Cloud-Enabled Managed Hosting, Europe, report, published on June 30, 2015. CenturyLink also was recognized in the Magic Quadrant for Cloud Infrastructure as a Service, Worldwide, report published on May 19, 2015. Read the full report.

 
CenturyLink Receives Recognition in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Cloud Infrastructure as a Service, Worldwide

CenturyLink was positioned by industry analyst firm Gartner, Inc. as a visionary in the 2015 Magic Quadrant for Cloud Infrastructure as a Service, Worldwide, report. Gartner analysts Lydia Leong, Douglas Toombs and Bob Gill authored the Magic Quadrant for Cloud Infrastructure as a Service, Worldwide, report, published on May 18, 2015. Evaluation for the report was based on vendors' completeness of vision and ability to execute. Download the report.

CenturyLink recognized as a visionary in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Cloud-Enabled Managed Hosting, Asia Pacific

CenturyLink has been recognized by analyst firm Gartner, Inc. as a visionary in the Magic Quadrant for Cloud-Enabled Managed Hosting, Asia Pacific. Evaluation for the report was based on vendors’ completeness of vision, including market understanding, market strategy, sales strategy, business model, vertical/industry strategy, geographic strategy, offering strategy and innovation. The Magic Quadrant also assesses ability to execute, which includes product or service, sales execution/pricing, market responsiveness/record, marketing execution, overall viability and customer experience.

CenturyLink receives five Wholesale Provider Excellence Awards from ATLANTIC-ACM

CenturyLink was awarded ATLANTIC-ACM’s 2014 Metro Wholesale Service Provider Excellence Awards in the ILEC division for Brand, Sales Reps, Provisioning, Billing, and Customer Service at the 2014 COMPTEL Plus Trade Show in Dallas. This is the ninth consecutive year CenturyLink has been recognized by their customers through ATLANTIC-ACM research. The awards are based on extensive customer surveys conducted by ATLANTIC-ACM and derived from more than 1,800 individual ratings of metro service providers by their wholesale customers.

CenturyLink Technology Solutions was named Best Hybrid Cloud Service at the Asia Cloud Awards at Computerworld Hong Kong.
 
CenturyLink was named one of the Companies to Watch in 2015 by the Software Development (SD) Times.

18 Enterprises Receive Global Recognition for Data Center Design and Operations Efficiency

 Uptime Institute, an independent division of the 451 Group, announced 18 winners, including CenturyLink Technology Solutions, in the first annual Brill Awards for Efficient IT. In the judgment of more than 90 industry professionals who evaluated submissions from leading enterprises around the world, these projects best exhibited efficiency in data center and IT operations in the broadest sense of the word -- efficiency of capital deployment, technology, design, operations and overall management. The Brill Awards program seeks to showcase companies and technologies that improve the industry's ability to sustainably deliver IT services to the end user.

CenturyLink has been recognized by analyst firm Gartner Inc. in the Magic Quadrant for Cloud Infrastructure as a Service. During the past year, CenturyLink has added to its industry-recognized...

CenturyLink recognized as leader in Magic Quadrant for Cloud-Enabled Managed Hosting, Europe

CenturyLink has been recognized by analyst firm Gartner, Inc. as a leader in the Magic Quadrant for Cloud-Enabled Managed Hosting, Europe.

The 20 Coolest Cloud Infrastructure, IaaS Vendors Of The 2014 Cloud 100

CenturyLink Technology Solutions was ranked third on CRN’s list of the 20 Coolest Cloud Infrastructure, laaS Vendors of 2014.

CenturyLink named to DiversityInc’s Top 10 Companies for Veterans list

DiversityInc announced that CenturyLink ranked number 10 on the 2014 Top 10 Companies for Veterans. More than a thousand public and privately held companies competed for spots on the coveted list. 

Savvis Recognized as Leader in Gartner Magic Quadrant for European Managed Hosting Report

Cloud infrastructure and hosted IT solutions provider Savvis has been named an industry leader by Gartner Inc. The company was chosen in Gartner's Magic Quadrant for European Managed Hosting report.

Savvis and the savvisdirect Platform win CA's Partner of the Year Award

​Savvis and the savvisdirect platform was named CA Technologies’ AppLogic Partner of the Year as part of the company’s 2013 CA Technologies Partner for Impact Awards. This award is given out to businesses that have innovatively used the AppLogic platform to deliver additional value to customers and drive customer adoption.

CEEDA: Certified Energy Efficient Data Center Awards – Savvis, A CenturyLink Company, receives Silver Award for LO3

BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT, awarded Savvis a Silver Certified Energy Efficient Data Center Award for its LO3 London Docklands data center. Savvis is the seventh organization in the world to demonstrate its leadership in sustainability and data center energy efficiency by earning a CEED honor, which is administered by DCProfessionals on behalf of BCS.

Savvis, A CenturyLink Company, receives Carbon Trust Standard

All of Savvis’ UK data centers have been awarded the Carbon Trust Standard. This recognizes Savvis’ ongoing efforts to ensure its operational procedures are as energy efficient as possible in its LO1, LO3, LO5 and LO6 data centers in London, Slough and Reading.

The Carbon Trust Standard is widely acknowledged as the world’s leading certifier of organizational carbon footprint reduction. The certification has been achieved as a result of Savvis’ long-term commitment to reducing its carbon and the associated energy costs. Savvis is one of a small number of cloud infrastructure and hosted IT solutions companies to achieve this standard across all of its UK facilities.

CenturyLink tops ShoreTel’s 2013 Circle of Excellence Awards winners

CenturyLink tied for first place in the 2013 U.S. Circle of Excellence Awards presented by ShoreTel. The award honors outstanding performance by ShoreTel’s reseller partners.

Savvis takes top cloud ranking in Gartner study

Savvis, CenturyLink's cloud and data center subsidiary, was named as one of the top managed hosting providers in North America on Gartner's Magic Quadrant where it is directly competing with AT&T and Verizon.

Thirteen cloud service providers to watch in 2013

SearchCloudComputing (TechTarget) named Savvis one of the thirteen cloud service providers to watch in 2013

CenturyLink receives five ATLANTIC-ACM Best-in-Class awards

Customers across the nation again rated CenturyLink Best-in-Class among U.S. wholesale carriers. This is the eighth consecutive year CenturyLink has been recognized by ATLANTIC-ACM, winning five best-in-class awards which were presented at the COMPTEL PLUS convention in Orlando, Florida.

The ATLANTIC-ACM 2013 U.S. Metro Wholesale Carrier Report Card is based on the results of extensive customer research. CenturyLink received top honors within the large service provider group for customer service, sales representatives, provisioning, billing and data value.

According to ALTANTIC-ACM, network quality remains the top driver of purchase decisions. These awards help set CenturyLink apart from the competition, and reflect its long-standing commitment to providing the best solutions and the best customer experience in its industry.

CenturyLink Awarded Partner of the Year at the Juniper Networks Global Partner Conference

CenturyLink was named North American Partner of the Year by Juniper Networks at their Global Partner Conference in Las Vegas. The Juniper Partner Awards recognize outstanding achievements and commitment from the company’s top partners in the areas of sales, customer service excellence, technology expertise and service specializations.

CenturyLink’s deployment of CPE solutions as an enabler for new managed services in 2012 helped the company to achieve Partner of the Year, one of Juniper’s top honors.

Savvis, A CenturyLink Company, Named Americas VMware Service Provider Partner of the Year

Savvis, a CenturyLink company and a global leader in cloud infrastructure and hosted IT solutions for enterprises, was named the Americas recipient of a VMware Partner Network Award in the Service Provider Partner of the Year for 2013 awards.

Savvis, A CenturyLink Company, wins 2013 American Society for Training and Development Award

Savvis, A CenturyLink Company, was recognized by the American Society for Training and Development with a BEST Award. The BEST Awards recognize organizations that demonstrate enterprise-wide success as a result of employee learning and development. They use the learning function as a strategic business tool to get results.

CenturyLink Wins 2013 Cisco Partner Awards; Savvis, A CenturyLink Company, Named Managed Service Partner of the Year

CenturyLink received five Cisco Partner Summit Global awards including Service Provider Partner of the Year, the program’s top honor.

Savvis, a CenturyLink company and global leader in cloud infrastructure and hosted IT solutions, received the Architectural Excellence: Data Center award and contributed to CenturyLink being named Managed Service Partner of the Year.

Savvis, A CenturyLink Company, Named 2013 CA Partner of the Year

Savvis and the savvisdirect platform were named CA Technologies’ AppLogic Partner of the Year as part of the company’s 2013 CA Technologies Partner for Impact Awards.

CEEDA: Certified Energy Efficient Data Center Awards – Savvis, A CenturyLink Company, receives Silver Award for LO3

BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT, awarded Savvis a Silver Certified Energy Efficient Data Center Award for its LO3 London Docklands data center. Savvis is the seventh organization in the world to demonstrate its leadership in sustainability and data center energy efficiency by earning a CEEDA honor, which is administered by DCProfessionals on behalf of BCS.

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