January is fast approaching, 2015 is almost over, and the team at CenturyLink is closing out another year of leadership. We continued to accelerate our market leadership in Cloud, Hybrid IT, and Big Data – driving significant advancements across the solutions portfolio, new customers, and our award-winning global data centers. But don’t just take my word for it. Listen to the leading analysts in our space.
Recently, Frost & Sullivan named CenturyLink their “2015 Cloud Company of The Year” in North America. The firm’s research found the CenturyLink Cloud platform addresses specific needs of today’s IT department, while serving as a broader foundation for future capabilities. CenturyLink’s platform is purpose-built to help organizations extend existing colocation and hosting deployments to public cloud services. The platform includes public cloud services, Platform-as-a-Service-based on Cloud Foundry, bare metal servers, object storage, and many other features.
Being named 2015 “Cloud Company of the Year” follows a long list of recent accolades, highlighting CenturyLink’s leadership in almost every segment of the cloud market. Our Cloud platform experienced triple-digit year-over-year growth and continues to deliver innovative capabilities that resonate with customers.
Other notable highlights from across the industry include:
- A “Leader” in 2015 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Cloud-Enabled Managed Hosting, EMEA
- “Visionary” in 2015 Gartner Magic Quadrant for IaaS Worldwide
- A “Leader” in 2015 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Cloud-Enabled Managed Hosting, Asia Pacific
- “Major Player” in IDC MarketScape: Canadian Hybrid Cloud Services 2015 Vendor Assessment
- “Noted innovator” in Frost & Sullivan’s How CenturyLink is Setting the Standard for the Next Generation of Cloud Services
As we wrap up another busy, productive year, we look forward to providing customers and partners with even more innovative products and solutions in 2016. This recognition validates our continued drive to offer a best-in-class platform; one that customers can use now to evolve their businesses into agile and leading companies for tomorrow. Let’s talk!
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