Nov. 18, 2013
, a CenturyLink company (NYSE: CTL) and global leader in cloud infrastructure and hosted IT solutions for businesses, today announced plans to expand its presence in
with the summer 2014 launch of a new data center in the
Designed to serve growing demand for access to secure colocation, managed hosting and cloud services in
, the 100,000-square-foot TR3 data center will support up to five megawatts of IT load. The data center, now reserving pre-orders, will also receive Tier III certification from the Uptime Institute, signifying high availability through redundancy.
holds international status as a leading center of business across industries that rely on secure, agile IT services to grow and innovate," said Ash Mathur, regional vice president and country manager for Savvis' Canadian operations. "This data center signifies our commitment to powering business in
through world-class infrastructure services, complemented by advanced solutions for big data, business applications, content management and e-commerce initiatives for Canadian and global organizations."
Within five years, 70 percent of Canadian IT leaders plan to outsource a majority of their infrastructure to colocation, managed hosting and cloud services, according to a
conducted by international research firm Vanson Bourne for Savvis. TR3 – Savvis' second data center in the
region and fourth in
– will enable businesses to deploy agile hybrid solutions that access these outsourcing services through Savvis.
"As we expand our global data center footprint, experience shows our clients expect more than one type of infrastructure service," said
, senior vice president and general manager, Savvis. "We have designed a broad portfolio to drive greater business value through carrier diversity, interconnectivity and our
service, which lets organizations promote services, drive efficiencies and generate new opportunities with others inside the data center ecosystem."
Savvis operates 55 data centers worldwide, with more than 2.4 million square feet of gross raised floor space throughout
. For more information or to reserve space, visit
Savvis, a CenturyLink company, provides industry-leading IT infrastructure solutions that keep enterprises powered for business in today's ever-changing global marketplace. Combining deep, proven experience with personal commitment, Savvis delivers cloud, colocation and managed-hosting services over advanced networks, enabling its clients to focus on their core environments and meet new market opportunities.
CenturyLink is the third largest telecommunications company in
the United States
and is recognized as a leader in the network services market by technology industry analyst firms. The company is a global leader in cloud infrastructure and hosted IT solutions for enterprise customers. CenturyLink provides data, voice and managed services in local, national and select international markets through its high-quality advanced fiber optic network and multiple data centers for businesses and consumers. The company also offers advanced entertainment services under the CenturyLink
Prism™ TV and DIRECTV brands. Headquartered in
, CenturyLink is an S&P 500 company and is included among the Fortune 500 list of America's largest corporations.
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