Higginbotham said, "We've also received high marks from our beta users for our FastForward Onboarding, a feature that lets customers quickly implement our cloud-based applications, servers and storage by choosing the level of support they need along the way. At savvisdirect, we believe getting to the cloud should be fast and easy. We invite businesses of all sizes to give us a try."Savvisdirect combines the global infrastructure of CenturyLink, which recently announced that it is delivering 100 gigabits per second (Gbps) technology across its nationwide network, and CenturyLink's cloud services through Savvis, a worldwide leader in cloud infrastructure and hosted IT solutions, to deliver an unsurpassed IT management offering for enterprise and small businesses. Savvisdirect is now available throughout North America and will expand into Europe and Asia in 2013. For more information about savvisdirect, visit www.savvisdirect.com or call 1-855-459-5121. About CenturyLink 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 TM Prism TM TV and DIRECTV brands. Headquartered in Monroe, La., CenturyLink is an S&P 500 company and is included among the Fortune 500 list of America's largest corporations. For more information, visit www.centurylink.com. SOURCE CenturyLink, Inc.