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The global leader in enterprise IT solutions.

CenturyLink is a global IT solutions leader that powers the needs of businesses of all sizes through our hybrid IT services including public and private cloud, data centre, managed hosting and network services. We help our clients to deliver agility, innovation and speed to market for their businesses.

CenturyLink would like to offer all DPP Members the following:

Pick a Cloud Any Cloud – Deploy 5x faster, lower infrastructure costs by 50% and increase team efficiency by 35% – Automate and manage multiple clouds from a single interface with a FREE TRIAL from ElasticBox. Expert technical consultation and world-class on-boarding assistance, ElasticBox automatically identifies and connects with assets across multiple cloud platforms. https://www.ctl.io/elasticbox/#Overview https://elasticbox.com/how-it-works

Free Data Analytics Consultation: Information is constantly flowing in – drive strategic and tactical decision-making using our Analyse-Visualize-Monetize™ methodology.

Free Digital Transformation & Best Execution Venue Consultation: An increase in cloud computing and mobility means more traffic than ever before is flowing over networks. This consultation delivers insights into a hybrid network strategy that simplifies management and boosts agility.

Please contact us for more information and special discounts for DPP Members.

Scott Dryburgh
+44 (0) 7827 846004
scott.dryburgh@centurylink.com

Access Services

Best in Class Connectivity: Today's business relies on high-speed, on-demand networking to empower employees, satisfy customers, and keep you competitive.

CenturyLink operates a robust international MPLS network that is agile, reliable, and secure - unreliable networks can undermine all other IT efforts, the cost of outages can cripple any business, our network is designed to be a solid backbone to hybrid IT infrastructure deployments worldwide.

CenturyLink delivers a secure, seamless, single pane-of-glass experience for managing your IT needs, allowing you to automatically request the network and computing infrastructure resources required to meet your performance demands. Because the needs of every enterprise are unique, CenturyLink works with its customers to design network solutions that meet their business and geographic requirements-not ours.

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Archive, Storage & Distribution

Available and Secure - Flexible Storage and Backup Services - Keep mission-critical data secure and highly-available for enterprise databases, big data, and analytics.

Storage agility is the single most important factor driving enterprise - our storage and backup service options can increase the security, performance and availability of your data whilst delivering on the economics of the cloud.

A storage foundation based on CenturyLink SAN or NAS technologies gives you pay as you grow sizing with multiple associated billing options, scalability from gigabytes to petabytes, and a variety of snapshot and replication options.

CenturyLink storage and backup services remove the IT overhead associated with provisioning, implementation, and expert management so you can focus on your core competencies.

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Datacentres & Communications

Rock Solid Data Centres - Backed by a 100% power uptime SLA: the only provider to commit to Uptime Institute M&O Stamp certification for all its data centres by 2016.

Certified Operational Excellence - CenturyLink is designing, managing, and operating some of the most reliable and capable data centres in the world. All CenturyLink facilities are designed and built to N+1 redundancy specification. In 2013 CenturyLink committed to certify for all new builds to the Uptime Institute Tier III Constructed Facility standard. We have over 600 engineers and staff with PMP, ITIL, network, hardware, software, and industry certifications. Minimum N+1 redundancy for mechanical, electrical, and network connectivity with concurrent maintainability.

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File Transfer

High performance flexible storage, transfer and disaster recovery solutions that scale with your workloads:

Block Storage is highly flexible SAN-based storage that offers high performance. As needs change our solution allows you to dynamically resize disks or add more to match storage needs.

Object Storage offers enterprise-grade efficiency that hierarchical file systems can't. Every file stored in object storage is automatically replicated to provide built-in high availability.

Disaster Recovery as a Service - Known as SafeHaven, our disaster recovery as a service protects your public, private, on-premise and/or CenturyLink Cloud® data and production servers from downtime and data loss. Quickly deployed it includes essentials like live failback, live test failover, and protection groups for data volumes in multi-tiered applications.

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Media Asset Management & Workflows

ElasticBox enables customers to package a range of applications into a container and manage application orchestration for over 12 different cloud providers, including Amazon Web Services, IBM’s SoftLayer, Microsoft Azure and VMware, as well as CenturyLink Cloud, Google Compute Engine and OpenStack. ElasticBox supports Docker and Amazon ECS containers, and recently added Kubernetes as another destination for applications.

"ElasticBox has provided us with the technology that we had been looking for, but had never found a great solution. With ElasticBox we are able to both create custom Boxes as well as leverage their preconfigured Boxes to deploy our internal applications, which allows us to focus on innovation instead of orchestration." - VP of IT Operations, Netflix

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Mixers, Routing & Switching

CenturyLink can provide a range of routing and switching equipment managed or unmanaged depending on your business requirements. Current vendors include (but are not limited to) Cisco, HP, Juniper & EMC.

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Playout, Content Delivery & TX

ElasticBox enables customers to package a range of applications into a container and manage application orchestration for over 12 different cloud providers, including Amazon Web Services, IBM’s SoftLayer, Microsoft Azure and VMware, as well as CenturyLink Cloud, Google Compute Engine and OpenStack. ElasticBox supports Docker and Amazon ECS containers, and recently added Kubernetes as another destination for applications.

"ElasticBox has provided us with the technology that we had been looking for, but had never found a great solution. With ElasticBox we are able to both create custom Boxes as well as leverage their preconfigured Boxes to deploy our internal applications, which allows us to focus on innovation instead of orchestration." - VP of IT Operations, Netflix

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Professional Services

Working with you to align the strategic objectives of IT with business goals: No one is an expert at everything. The expertise to design next-generation IT solutions requires a variety of specialized IT skills. Selecting a partner with deep experience in all disciplines can be the difference between success and failure for your business.

Over 30,000 customers leverage CenturyLink experts with real-world knowledge and experience to empower innovation, improve agility, and build competitive advantage.

Empower Innovation: customised solutions that are built to drive your business goals.

Certified consultants advise solutions based on both current and desired future outcomes.

Enhance your main business drivers and improve agility.

Gain Competitive Advantage

Data & Analytics provide insights into your business.

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Security

Smarter Cybersecurity - Lower risk, improve compliance and protect your critical business assets with flexible security solutions.

Organisations are caught between a growing number of smart, sophisticated cyber attacks and an army of hyper-connected customers, employees, suppliers and partners expecting access to information any time, anywhere. This perfect storm of increasing threats creates serious risks.

One-size-fits-all security is never the answer. We work to understand the security needs of your business, develop a customised plan that matches your priorities and implement pragmatic, efficient and cost effective solutions that can cut across five key areas.

Combine best-in-class security technology with expertise and proven processes to keep every layer of your business and infrastructure secure and compliant.

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Supply Chain Management

ElasticBox enables customers to package a range of applications into a container and manage application orchestration for over 12 different cloud providers, including Amazon Web Services, IBM’s SoftLayer, Microsoft Azure and VMware, as well as CenturyLink Cloud, Google Compute Engine and OpenStack. ElasticBox supports Docker and Amazon ECS containers, and recently added Kubernetes as another destination for applications.

"ElasticBox has provided us with the technology that we had been looking for, but had never found a great solution. With ElasticBox we are able to both create custom Boxes as well as leverage their preconfigured Boxes to deploy our internal applications, which allows us to focus on innovation instead of orchestration." - VP of IT Operations, Netflix

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