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CenturyLink Invests in Data Center Expansion, Securing Uptime Institute Certifications

Thursday, April 7, 2016

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FREMONT, CA: CenturyLink offers network and data systems management, Big Data analytics and IT consulting. CenturyLink announces the expansion of its global data center footprint and leading-edge innovations for data center hosting services

 

The market is rapidly increasing for hybrid IT capabilities such as colocation and cloud consumption. CenturyLink has completed 39 data center expansion projects and added 11 new data centers till now from last five years. In 2015 company added 14 megawatts of critical capacity at eight data centers, are planning to add four data center further in 2016. The Company currently offers approximately 2.62 million square feet of gross raised floor space throughout North America, Europe and Asia Pacific.

 

Organizations are collaborating with CenturyLinks to take diversified IT solutions, which creates highly cost-efficient outsourced infrastructures, which free up internal resources to focus on business technology innovation.

 

CenturyLinks is bound to operational enrichment in its data center and was able to accomplish Uptime Institute's M&O stamp of Approval at the global portfolio level. The Tier III certifications and M&O Stamp of Approval by Uptime Institute, an unbiased advisory organization focused on improving the performance, efficiency and reliability of business critical infrastructure through innovation, collaboration and independent certifications, provide assurance that CenturyLink's data centers meet industry-recognized criteria for operational excellence, risk management and reliability.

 

"With global enterprises and service providers under increasing pressure to become more agile, many are utilizing hybrid IT solutions to achieve key business objectives," says David Meredith, Senior Vice President, global data centers, CenturyLink. "We are announcing today our continuing and expanding commitment to help our customers achieve those objectives."

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