Savvis Recognized as a Leader in Magic Quadrant for Cloud Infrastructure as a Service

Savvis Recognized as a Leader in Magic Quadrant for Cloud Infrastructure as a 
Service 
Cloud Services a Key Part of Savvis' Complete Global IT Solutions Portfolio 
ST. LOUIS, Oct. 24, 2012 /CNW/ - Savvis, a CenturyLink company (NYSE: CTL) and 
global leader in cloud infrastructure and hosted IT solutions for enterprises, 
has been positioned by Gartner Inc. as a leader in the Magic Quadrant for 
Cloud Infrastructure as a Service. 
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The report can be accessed at http://savvis.com/magic-quadrant-leader. 
"Enterprises need perspective in today's competitive cloud landscape, and we 
consider our position in the Magic Quadrant for Cloud Infrastructure as a 
Service a strong testament of Savvis as a global cloud leader," said Bill 
Fathers, president of Savvis. "Enterprises turn to Savvis for the unmatched 
support and security that comes with having an extensive data center 
footprint, comprehensive suite of Symphony cloud services and high-performance 
global network integrated across our extensive portfolio of services." 
Savvis offers a full suite of enterprise-class cloud services, engineered and 
deployed to meet global computing needs. From shared, dedicated and hybrid 
cloud solutions to fully virtualized data centers, Savvis Symphony cloud 
services are part of a complete portfolio of IT solutions that includes 
managed services, colocation, consulting services and network services. 
In addition, CenturyLink, Inc. and Savvis recently announced the beta launch 
of savvisdirect, a simplified approach to cloud computing that expands the 
portfolio of Savvis cloud services to businesses of all sizes. 
Gartner analysts Lydia Leong, Douglas Toombs, Bob Gill, Gregor Petri and Tiny 
Haynes authored the Magic Quadrant for Cloud Infrastructure as a Service 
report, published on Oct. 18, 2012. Evaluation for the report was based on 
vendors' completeness of vision, including market understanding, offering 
strategy and innovation, among other criteria. The Magic Quadrant also 
assesses ability to execute, which includes capabilities, overall viability 
and customer experience. 
About the Magic Quadrant Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or 
service depicted in its research publications, and does not advise technology 
users to select only those vendors with the highest ratings. Gartner research 
publications consist of the opinions of Gartner's research organization and 
should not be construed as statements of fact. Gartner disclaims all 
warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to this research, including any 
warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. 
About Savvis Savvis, a CenturyLink company, is a global leader in cloud 
infrastructure and hosted IT solutions for enterprises. Nearly 2,500 unique 
clients, including more than 30 of the top 100 companies in the Fortune 500, 
use Savvis to reduce capital expense, improve service levels and harness the 
latest advances in cloud computing. 
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™ Prism™ 
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.savvis.com or www.centurylink.com. 
Justin Lopinot, +1-314-628-7053, justin.lopinot@savvis.com 
http://www.savvis.com 
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