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Savvis Is Renamed ‘CenturyLink Technology Solutions;’ Jeff Von Deylen Comments

CenturyLink has changed the name of its data hosting business Savvis with the goal of reflecting a collective offering of enterprise information technology services. Savvis has been renamed CenturyLink Technology Solutions and will led by President Jeff Von Deylen, CenturyLink announced Tuesday. “Though our name is changing, our customers will continue to …

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Research Group Finds Equinix, Savvis at Top of Colocation Market Survey; John Dinsdale Comments

Synergy Research Group has released a new report on market performance of colocation providers in the U.S., Fierce Telecom reported Friday. Sean Buckley writes Equinix and CenturyLink‘s Savvis subsidiary are among the dominant players U.S. colocation market through continued surges in colocation and managed service earnings. Equinix generated $517 million …

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Fiona Cullen Named Savvis EMEA Managing Director

Fiona Cullen has joined CenturyLink subsidiary Savvis to serve as managing director of operations in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Cullen most recently led the European cloud computing business at IBM, Savvis announced Tuesday. She said the market for information technology infrastructure has become increasingly diverse as Savvis aims to help businesses acquire …

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Savvis Unveils Managed Big Data Services Portfolio for Govt Clients; Steve Garrou Comments

CenturyLink subsidiary Savvis has released a new suite of hosted information technology services aimed at helping government and other enterprise customers process large volumes of data. Big Data Solutions is intended to offer software and hardware service toosl that store, integrate, retrieve, analyze and secure information via a high-bandwidth network connection, …

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Ash Mathur Joins Savvis Canada as Managing Director

Ash Mathur was named the new regional vice president and country manager of the Canadian operations of Savvis, a CenturyLink company. In his new role, Mathur will be responsible for driving growth in the company’s colocation, managed hosting and cloud services in the country, Savvis announced Wednesday. Based in Toronto, …

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Savvis to Open Minneapolis Data Center in 2014

Savvis plans to open a 100,000 square-foot data center with a 4.8 megawatt-capacity in the Minneapolis-St.Paul area in the spring of 2014. The Savvis MP2 data center will be the area’s first multitenant tier-three data center and will be built to perform an initial 1.2 megawatt capacity with 13,000 square feet …

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Savvis Selected for Insurer’s Cloud-Based Data Center Recovery Service; Marc Capri Comments

Savvis has been selected by a workers’ compensation insurer to provide data center services intended to help the organization recover data in the event of a system disruption. Patriot National Insurance Group chose the CenturyLink subsidiary for its offering that integrates colocation and cloud computing services, the insurance holding company …

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CenturyLink to Migrate FCC Domains to Cloud Environments; Diana Gowen Comments

CenturyLink Inc. has won a $1.1 million contract to move the Federal Communications Commission’s public domains to its data center with the goal of helping the agency secure its communications infrastructure. Savvis Federal Systems Inc. will work to migrate FCC’s www.fcc.gov, myfcc.gov and other public websites to CenturyLink’s managed and …

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Jonathan King of Savvis: Hybrid Cloud Market Largely Unaddressed

Jonathan King, Savvis’ vice president of cloud strategy and business development, says there is overlap between his company’s cloud portfolio and a new VMware infrastructure-as-a-service product, SiliconAngle reported Monday. Maria Deutscher writes King described VMware’s vCloud Hybrid as a platform that aims to tap a large unaddressed space in the hybrid cloud …

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Savvis Appoints 3 VPs in EMEA Region; James Parker Comments

Savvis Inc. has appointed Ian Bryant, Eric McDougal and Nick Barley as vice presidents for advanced services, sales and global marketing respectively in the Europe, Middle East and Africa region. The three executives will work to grow the CenturyLink company’s cloud, hosting and colocation services across EMEA, Savvis said Tuesday. …

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Savvis Joins Cloud Advocacy Group’s Advisory Board; Andrew Higginbotham Comments

Savvis, has joined the advisory board of a project led by data infrastructure software provider Pivotal that works to provide an open platform-as-a-service offering to the cloud community. The Century Link subsidiary also signed a community contributor license agreement with Cloud Foundry to help developers and other organizations make cloud-based applications, Pivotal announced …

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CenturyLink’s Savvis Unveils Virtual Data Center Service; Andrew Higginbotham Comments

CenturyLink subsidiary Savvis has launched a new data center services portfolio intended for virtualized networking, storage and computing in a hybrid cloud computing environment. The Cloud Data Center infrastructure combines a VMware cloud management tool and a unified Cisco data center platform, Savvis said Thursday. Andrew Higginbotham, Savvis chief technology …

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