Topic: Cloud

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DevOps: The Journey to Agility and Where to Get Started

Hidden in the transformative shift to Cloud computing is DevOps, arguably an even more high-impact trend. While the cloud revolutionizes infrastructure, DevOps brings profound changes to the way that the actual cloud-based code is developed and deployed. DevOps (a contraction … Read more…

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Migrate to the CenturyLink Cloud Platform for Free

We frequently see organizations that, for many reasons, are no longer a good fit for their original choice of cloud services provider. It’s not necessarily a knock on the provider’s platform, but companies grow and change, often finding what originally … Read more…

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The Channel in 2016

Last year we witnessed the cloud’s influence on business. Companies have digitally transformed and elevated their services – all through the power of cloud computing. The cloud has changed the way vendors sell IT and how end users utilise technology. … Read more…

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Why CenturyLink’s New SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud Partnership is a Big Deal

We recently announced that we signed a global premium supplier partnership agreement with SAP to deliver CenturyLink infrastructure and IT services capabilities to support customers’ SAP HANA® Enterprise Cloud environments. This is a big deal. This partnership is significant because … Read more…

Ask the Architect Evangelist: Should Big Data be in the Cloud or On-Premises?

Part of my role as an Architect Evangelist is to tell people things they may not want to hear, though eventually most are glad they listened. For example, I have recently been involved in a number of conversations about whether … Read more…

West Meets East: Succeeding in Asia Requires Agile IT Services

It is of little surprise to say that Asia Pacific (APAC) is viewed as the primary growth market for the majority of Multi-National Corporations. The region leads the world in a number of significant areas – total population size, population … Read more…

IT is a Source of Competitive Advantage

The IT strategies of businesses vary widely, though there is one common thread associated with the market’s leading brands: Technology matters! Global businesses are embarking on digital transformations, embracing new technologies to work smarter, drive innovation, and serve customers more … Read more…

Ask the Architect Evangelist: Big Data in the Cloud

My role here at CenturyLink is an Architect Evangelist. The practice of evangelism involves creating a transparent, honest, two-way conversation with customers about their business that creates long-term relationships. I collaborate with the engineering, sales, product, and marketing functions of … Read more…