Your CenturyLink Quick Guide to Cisco Live 2017


We can drive change or be driven by it. At this year’s Cisco Live event in Las Vegas, June 25 to 29, CenturyLink is rocking booth 2915, showing firsthand the transformational tools you need to be the catalyst for change in your organization. You’ll find our all-star CenturyLink Enterprise Business team ready to roll up our sleeves and talk you through speeding up and simplifying your digital transformation.

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Help Wanted: Filling the Cybersecurity Skills Gap


If you believe the hype (and you should!), businesses are being overwhelmed by cybersecurity threats. Whether challenged by the latest malware or a DDoS onslaught, only those companies fully staffed and prepared come out unscathed. By some estimates, more than 460,000 pieces of ransomware were detected last year – with the average demand amount equaling $1,000. The recent “WannaCry” ransomware is a perfect example of how quickly vulnerabilities can be exploited by malware and how much damage can be done.

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HPE Discover and the Power of the Green Conversation Starters


Conference season is in full swing, and thank goodness I had comfortable dress shoes to endure the 22 miles I walked last week at HPE Discover. Now that I’ve had a chance to catch my breath and as I prepare for follow-up meetings with some great organizations I met with while there, I want to take a minute to reflect on what all this hustle and bustle is really about. At the most basic level, these are the results the incredible team of CenturyLink staff and our amazing partners are working toward.

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The Evolution of Cloud Workload Management


As the cloud computing market continues to mature, different voices with different opinions emerge. Current and potential cloud adopters look to experts, vendors and other users to point out strengths and downfalls of the technology. How does cloud fit into enterprise IT?

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Case Study: Life Time Builds a Healthy Way of Life with Technology


Like most large enterprises today, the core strength of Life Time is its brand and the key to making that brand successful is the digital technology that supports its entire business from the back office to the gym floor. Life Time relies on integrated, managed digital solutions from CenturyLink to provide reliable network access for its members, access to state-of-the-art fitness tools for its trainers, and a secure, reliable data solution for the entire enterprise. This digital transformation gives the popular fitness brand a competitive edge in an increasingly data-driven and bandwidth dependent business.

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Hybrid Networking is the Foundation of Digital Transformation


Connecting resources across your enterprise has never been more critical to the success of a business. Increasingly, corporations are turning to innovative technologies to transform how they connect all the pieces of their businesses from corporate resources and assets all the way down to the customers they serve in a quest for differentiation, efficiency and competitive advantage.

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WannaCry: A Cybersecurity Wakeup Call


In this blog series, we’ve been talking about government IT as being on a journey, a road trip. And that analogy works for discussing cybersecurity. If some good can come from the recent global ransomware attack, I am hoping it provides a wakeup call for cybersecurity efforts in state and local government. While the dust continues to settle from this latest hack, we cannot lose sight of the fact that another one is somewhere down the road… and another after that.

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Optimize Workloads and Costs Across Any Cloud


True hybrid cloud enablement invariably allows customers to easily optimize across multiple environments — physical and cloud — with the ability to select, provision, migrate, monitor, scale and also consolidate the billing of multiple-cloud instances via a single centralized platform. The idea is to efficiently, economically and strategically spin workloads, not heads.

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