“CIBER was searching for a global partner who specialized in cloud computing infrastructure and data center management with many facilities around the world,” said Cynthia Boucher, senior vice president and general manager of CIBER’s IT outsourcing division. “As a Gartner Magic Quadrant market leader for Cloud Infrastructure as a Service and Web Hosting, Savvis has the reputation and capacity that will support CIBER’s growth in this market. And, with CenturyLink’s recently announced acquisition of Savvis, CIBER will also be able to leverage a significant worldwide MPLS and advanced fiber network linking Savvis’ data centers.”
Savvis and parent company, CenturyLink, have a combined infrastructure extending to 45 countries including 48 data centers located in Europe, Asia and North America. Savvis is able to provide co-location, public and private clouds and hosting and op-ex models.
“This deal positions CIBER as an even greater player on the global outsourcing stage,” said Tony Ferrigno, vice president of global sales and solutions for the IT outsourcing division at CIBER. “With service and expertise from CIBER and infrastructure and network from Savvis and CenturyLink, clients will benefit from an end-to-end, integrated solution that is robust, flexible and scalable to meet their needs today and in the future. Add all the other CIBER services ““ such as application development, vertical industry expertise, technology innovation, ERP solutions, and global capabilities ““ we have the entire IT stack covered from bottom to top.”