CenturyLink Names Jeff Von Deylen President of Savvis

ST. LOUIS, Nov. 28, 2012 /CNW/ - Savvis, a CenturyLink company (NYSE: CTL) and 
leader in global cloud infrastructure and hosted IT solutions for enterprises, 
today announced that CenturyLink has appointed Jeff Von Deylen president of 
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Von Deylen, who previously served as senior vice president of global 
operations and client services at Savvis, assumes the position from Bill 
Fathers, who has chosen to leave the company after a transition period ending 
in March 2013. Von Deylen's appointment is effective today. 
"Jeff has been vital to Savvis' success for nearly a decade, focusing on 
growth and improvement strategies for our network, colocation, managed hosting 
and cloud solutions," said Jim Ousley, chief executive officer of Savvis and 
president of CenturyLink's Enterprise Markets Group. "Under Bill's leadership, 
Savvis has experienced significant growth, both to its global footprint and 
product portfolio. This vision has helped shape a strong course for Jeff to 
take forward." 
Von Deylen joined Savvis in 2003 as chief financial officer and board member. 
During his six years as CFO, Savvis experienced steady growth as the result of 
several acquisitions, the raising of significant financing and the expansion 
of Savvis' data center and network footprint. 
Before joining Savvis, Von Deylen held financial and corporate development 
positions at companies such as American Electric Power Co., GTS 
Telecommunications, Qwest Communications International and Arthur Andersen. 
Von Deylen holds a bachelor's degree in accountancy from Miami University in 
Oxford, Ohio. 
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 
For more information, visit www.savvis.com or www.centurylink.com. 
Justin Lopinot, +1-314-628-7053, justin.lopinot@savvis.com 
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