The ability to deliver innovative, managed services for global businesses on virtual, dedicated and colocation platforms isn’t one that’s developed overnight. Through a combination of expertise, a global footprint, as well as a strategic partnership with VMware and the vCloud Air Network, CenturyLink Business is able to provide customers with a complete end-to-end infrastructure, supporting customers’ needs of support and management of public/private cloud environments.

This edition of the vCloud Air Network Service Provider Spotlight focuses on CenturyLink.

centurylinklogoCenturyLink and VMware have a long-standing, deep relationship as business partners, which, has resulted in a fantastic value that they have been able to bring to joint customers. For CenturyLink, the VMware vCloud Air Network does a great job of credentialing the relationship and formalizing it in a way that allows them to go to market and sell their solutions.

Owning a deep heritage in managed services, CenturyLink is also a VMware Managed Services Provider, which allows CenturyLink to leverage vCloud Air technology or vCloud Government Service technology. This gives CenturyLink more choice and more capabilities to enable hybrid IT across the number of verticals they serve.

We’re really excited about our partnership with VMware and the ability to collectively deliver quick time-to-value for our customers.

-Bob Laskey, VP Global Markets, Software Industry at Century Link

One of the largest vertical industry groups they serve is the US Federal Government. With that, comes a number of compliance challenges. Being a VMware Managed Services Provider gives them the ability to go to market in that space with a compliant cloud.

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