Tag: SaaS

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Is Your Aging Network Slowing Your Business Down?

Is your WAN slipping out of your control and slowing down your business? It’s a serious question and many network professionals know what I’m talking about. It’s time for the network to keep up with the rest of IT.

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CenturyLink Awarded NASPO ValuePoint Cloud Solutions Contract

We just announced that CenturyLink has been awarded all sections of the NASPO ValuePoint Cloud Solutions Contract. This is exciting news. Being part of this contracting vehicle makes it relatively simple for state and local procurement officers to engage with … Read more…

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5 Reasons to Upgrade Your CPE

Many managers live by the adage, “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” In a fast-moving world, this can be good advice, allowing managers to focus on things that really require their attention. But, because the world moves fast, something … Read more…

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Hybrid IT: A Critical Inflection Point for Business Success

Facing an unprecedented digital transformation, businesses have reached a critical inflection point across the technology infrastructure. While cloud adoption powers faster time-to-market and greater flexibility, many demand certain applications remain on-premises  – especially those not ready for cloud or requiring … Read more…

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Six Crucial Steps: Crossing the IT Migration Chasm

Forty percent…That’s the rate of failure analysts associate with business-related IT migration projects.  That’s no small number considering that Bloor Research reports that some Fortune 2000 companies spend a minimum of $5 billion annually on migrations. Even worse, the same … Read more…

The SaaS Challenge

Liberty. Freedom. Power. You likely experience all these feelings when your department “declares independence” from the IT department and signs up for a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) offering in your area of the business. Having fast, flexible access to a widely-used version … Read more…

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Left to Right: Drew Leonard, Vice President CenturyLink Colocation   Paris Georgallis, Senior Vice President, RMS
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Key Takeaways from the Gartner Conference: How IT is Helping to Revolutionize the Enterprise

Vice President of Colocation Product Management CenturyLink recently was a premier sponsor of the Gartner Data Center, Infrastructure and Operations Management Conference. The conference provided an excellent opportunity for industry leaders to learn and exchange ideas. I had the pleasure of … Read more…

Public Cloud Services: From Novel to Necessary

Email. Smartphones. Tablets, Wi-Fi. Over time, products and services that we once considered cutting edge have become staples of our everyday life, tools we depend on to get the job done. And now, the cloud is no exception. In a … Read more…