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WHY CENTURYLINK

The Backbone of Your Business is Your Network

Application-aware MPLS networks are the modern foundation for digital communications that enable business innovation.

From websites to communications to transactions, everything digital in your business relies on your ability to connect employees, partners or customers to your data and applications. As the backbone of your hybrid IT strategy, your network should be intelligent and automated. It needs to be responsive to the fluctuating demands of your application workloads, and have greater reach in order to meet the cost and performance demands of your business, which is exactly what our MPLS solution does.

CenturyLink IQ Network Solutions deliver:

Global and Local Reach
The CenturyLink MPLS network offers a massive global footprint extending to over 85 countries, along with connectivity to 60+ CenturyLink data centers and over 220 third party data centers. CenturyLink has more global, local, key IT venue and data center reach than any other network carrier or solution provider.

Automation and Intelligence
Reduce costs, improve agility and create a more robust, responsive network infrastructure through the CenturyLink SD WAN. Our investments in Software Defined Networking (SDN) and Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) allow customers to leverage a multitude of connectivity options from MPLS to broadband and gain instant access to network-based services.

Network Based Services
CenturyLink delivers network based services like security, VoIP, SIP Trunking, DRaaS, content-filtering, firewall and more across your entire IQ Network to reduce cost and complexity while ensuring network and IT infrastructure uptime.

Experience and Scale
Operating in thousands of locations, CenturyLink delivers critical network infrastructure to leading retailers, top financial services organizations and U.S. Government agencies.

Digital Transformation Demands a New Network Strategy

This ebook, created by FierceTelecom and CenturyLink, shows how intelligent networks are the backbone of a successful hybrid IT strategy.

With CenturyLink you get more than a network. You get reliable uptime, multi-layered security and the confidence that comes from knowing you’ll always be connected.

PRODUCT OVERVIEW

CenturyLink IQ MPLS Networks

Committed to providing the best in intelligent MPLS networking

Exceptional Reach and Scale – Global and local reach to data centers, IT venues and third parties

  • 60+ on-network CenturyLink data centers
  • Access to 85 countries covering the majority of global business centers
  • Connections to over 220 on-network third party data centers
  • Fiber to the Premise (FTTP) to over 40,000 business locations
  • Performance connectivity to leading cloud providers like AWS and Microsoft Azure
  • Performance access and connectivity to U.S. financial exchanges

Network Automation and Intelligence – Industry leading SDN and NFV implementation

  • Easily converge voice and data networks
  • Leverage the power of cloud technology to virtualize network functions
  • Configurable, on-demand resources that reduce cost and complexity
  • Automated services provisioning and orchestration

Network-Base Services – More services into and over the network

  • VoIP (SIP or Hosted VoIP)
  • SIP Trunking
  • Data Base Replication
  • Network Based Firewall
  • Load Balancing
  • Content Filtering
  • Business Continuity
  • Disaster Recovery

Established Network Experience – Decades of hands-on experience designing, operating and maintaining large enterprise networks connecting thousands of locations. We serve marquee customers in many of the most demanding, data-intensive industries, including:

  • Superstore retailers
  • Leading manufacturers
  • Top retail banks
  • Major U.S. Government agencies
  • Multiple state governments

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PRODUCT DETAILS

CenturyLink IP/MPLS Network Map

Tap into High-Performance Network Possibilities Anywhere Across the Nation

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS

IQ MPLS Network Specifications

Our enterprise-wide MPLS network supports interconnection between corporate headquarters, branch offices, mobile device users, remote workers and data centers worldwide.

Features

  • Support for Layer 1 and multiple Layer 2 access types, including IP access, Ethernet, frame relay and ATM
  • Port speed options ranging from 56 Kbps to 2.4 Gbps
  • Seamless integration with Internet, VoIP, hosting and cloud applications
  • On-net private edge international points-of-presence (POPs)
  • Flexible QoS functionality: up to eight priority queues, multiple percentage templates and up to four queuing methods
  • 100% Network Availability SLAs
  • Any-to-any connectivity
  • Flat rate, tiered and usage-sensitive billing options

End-to-End Performance Reporting

End-to-end performance reporting is a valuable tool that allows you to view all your MPLS network performance statistics, which makes it easier to effectively manage your network.

Features

  • Jitter, latency, availability and packet delivery performance statistics
  • Customer edge to customer edge measurements
  • Provider edge to provider edge measurements
  • CUG summary
  • Data charts
  • Network map view
  • Monthly, weekly, daily, hourly, 15 minute views

ARCHITECTURE

CenturyLink® MPLS

Our MPLS network is a highly scalable solution for enterprises with multiple branch offices. It’s ideal for ERP, CRM and business-specific needs like policy writing or claims management.

CUSTOMER USE CASES

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

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