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CenturyLink Cloud delivers Hyperscale service for web-scale workloads, big data & cloud-native apps February 26, 2014 Announces public cloud expansion to Sterling, Va., Silicon Valley, Paris and London MONROE, La. – CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) today announced the commercial availability of Hyperscale high-performance server instances offered through the CenturyLink Cloud platform. The new service is designed for web-scale workloads, big data and cloud-native applications. CenturyLink Cloud includes dozens of self-service features that help enterprises run their mission-critical...
CenturyLink acquires Tier 3 to accelerate cloud platform strategy November 19, 2013 Tier 3 forms foundation of CenturyLink Cloud, new Seattle-based Cloud Development Center MONROE, La., and BELLEVUE, Wash. – CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) today announced the acquisition of Tier 3, an innovative provider of public cloud services based in the Seattle area. Tier 3’s cloud platform is immediately available as “CenturyLink Cloud.” In addition, Tier 3’s products, roadmap and vision are now the foundation...
CenturyLink Cloud Positioned in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Cloud Infrastructure as August 21, 2013 Selected as One of 15 Cloud Vendors Recognized for its Ability to Execute and Completeness of Vision BELLEVUE, Wash. — August 21, 2013 — Tier 3, a public cloud infrastructure and cloud management platform provider, today announced that it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the 2013 Magic Quadrant for Cloud Infrastructure as a Service(1). The Magic Quadrant depicts Gartner’s analysis of how certain vendors...
CenturyLink Cloud Launches Advanced Self-Service Cloud Networking Capabilities August 14, 2013 Leading Public Cloud Provider Expands Product Catalog with More Automation for Load Balancers, VLANs, and Firewalls BELLEVUE, Wash. — August 14, 2013 — Tier 3, a provider of public cloud infrastructure and cloud management tools, today announced the general availability of several new self-service cloud networking features across Tier 3’s federated network of nine data centers around the world. The new services help enterprises manage...
CenturyLink Cloud Announces Automation for Enterprise Deployments of Microsoft Lync, July 09, 2013 Best Practice Cloud Blueprints Deliver Global, Highly Available Environments in up to 75% Less Time than Manual Alternatives MICROSOFT WORLDWIDE PARTNER CONFERENCE (Booth #2124), HOUSTON, TX & BELLEVUE, WA — July 9, 2013 Tier 3, a public cloud infrastructure and cloud management platform provider, today announced the availability of new enterprise environment templates known as “Cloud Blueprints” for Microsoft Lync, Exchange, and SharePoint. Enterprise customers can use...
CenturyLink Cloud Launches Global Cloud Object Storage June 19, 2013 New Service, Powered by Riak CS Enterprise, Delivers High Availability and “Geo-Data Locality” via Automatic and Instant Replication BELLEVUE, Wash. — June 19, 2013 ―Tier 3, a provider of public cloud infrastructure and cloud management tools, today announced the general availability of a new, distributed object storage service with automated data center redundancy. Powered by Basho’s Riak CS Enterprise, this service offers enterprises...
CenturyLink Cloud Debuts Reseller Edition of Its Enterprise Cloud Services May 08, 2013 High-Performance Global Cloud Infrastructure as a Service with Advanced Orchestration Offers Channel Partners Fast Time to Revenue BELLEVUE, Wash. and LAS VEGAS, Nev.— May 8, 2013 ― Tier 3 is bringing the complete enterprise cloud to the channel. Announced today at Interop, the Tier 3 Cloud Reseller Edition – a new collection of branding and administrative features designed for the channel – now...
PEER 1 Hosting and CenturyLink Cloud Bring Enterprise-grade Cloud to Canada December 10, 2012 Expansion of global partnership to North America delivers superior solution to enterprises requiring geo-specific services VANCOUVER, BC – December 10, 2012 – PEER 1 Hosting (TSX:PIX), the global IT hosting provider, and Tier 3, the enterprise cloud platform company, today announced that their VMware-based, enterprise-grade cloud platform is now available in Canada. Businesses can now deploy applications on secure, enterprise cloud...
CenturyLink Cloud Adds Support for Red Hat Solutions to its Enterprise Cloud Platform November 05, 2012 Tier 3 joins Red Hat ecosystem as a Certified Cloud Provider BELLEVUE, Wash. — November 5, 2012 - Tier 3, Inc., the enterprise cloud platform provider, announced today it has joined the Red Hat Cloud ecosystem and is now a Red Hat Certified Cloud Provider. Red Hat Enterprise Linux is immediately available to customers of Tier 3’s Infrastructure-as-a-Service and Platform-as-a-Service offerings. “Today’s enterprises demand...
CenturyLink Cloud is a 2012 Magic Quadrant Visionary for Public Cloud Infrastructure October 22, 2012 Company Recognized for its Ability to Execute and Completeness of Vision BELLEVUE, Wash. — October 22, 2012 - Tier 3, Inc., the enterprise cloud platform company, today announced that it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. as a Visionary in the 2012 Magic Quadrant for Public Cloud Infrastructure as a Service1. The Magic Quadrant depicts Gartner's analysis of how certain vendors measure against...
CenturyLink Cloud Closes $10M Series B Funding Led by Intel Capital October 02, 2012 Enterprise Cloud Platform Provider Sets Sights on Expanding its Innovative Cloud Service Offering and Worldwide Growth Tier 3, Inc., the enterprise cloud platform company, today announced $10 million in Series B financing led by Intel Capital, with participation from returning investors Ignition Capital and Madrona Venture Group. This latest investment brings Tier 3’s total financing to $18.5 million. Since its founding...