Savvis Responds to European Demand with Expansion of London Data Centre Footprint

Savvis Responds to European Demand with Expansion of London Data Centre 
Adds Second Data Centre in Slough to Make Room for Growing Colocation, Cloud 
and Managed Hosting Needs 
LONDON, March 5, 2013 /CNW/ - Savvis, a CenturyLink company (NYSE: CTL) and 
global leader in cloud infrastructure and hosted IT solutions for businesses, 
today announced the opening of a new data centre for the London metro market. 
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The expansion to Savvis' operations in Slough, England, boosts the site's 
total square footage to 100,000, spreading 8.88 megawatts of power across the 
site's two data centres. 
"This investment marks a significant milestone in Savvis' commitment to serve 
the growing infrastructure needs of the European market," said Jeff Von 
Deylen, president of Savvis. "We have nearly doubled capacity in Slough to 
meet growing demand and give businesses in the region the services they need 
to grow." 
The new Savvis LO5 data centre offers an initial 2.4 megawatts of IT load on 
35,000 square feet of raised floor space. It is designed to support power 
densities in excess of 150 watts per square foot. 
"The success of our existing data centre in Slough confirms that businesses 
view this area as a strategic geographic location," Von Deylen said. "Our 
hosting portfolio in Slough allows businesses in the financial services, 
consumer brands and other verticals to benefit from Savvis' carrier diversity, 
interconnectivity and cloud services." 
LO5 is Savvis' fifth data centre in the London area and sixth in Europe, 
serving growing demand for the company's full suite of cloud, colocation and 
managed-hosting services, including the recently announced Savvis Symphony 
Cloud Storage. 
Savvis operates more than 50 data centres worldwide, with more than 2 million 
square feet of gross raised floor space throughout North America, Europe and 
For more information about Savvis' European presence and offerings, visit 
About Savvis 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 worldwide, enabling its clients to focus on 
their core environments and meet new market opportunities. 
About CenturyLink CenturyLink is the third largest telecommunications company 
in the United States. The company provides broadband, voice, wireless and 
managed services to consumers and businesses across the country. It also 
offers advanced entertainment services under the CenturyLink™ Prism™ TV 
and DIRECTV brands. In addition, the company provides data, voice and managed 
services to enterprise, government and wholesale customers in local, national 
and select international markets through its high-quality advanced fiber optic 
network and multiple data centers. CenturyLink is recognized as a leader in 
the network services market by key technology industry analyst firms, and is a 
global leader in cloud infrastructure and hosted IT solutions for enterprises 
through Savvis, a CenturyLink company. CenturyLink's customers range from 
Fortune 500 companies in some of the country's largest cities to families 
living in rural America. Headquartered in Monroe, La., CenturyLink is an S&P 
500 company and is included among the Fortune 500 list of America's largest 
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Justin Lopinot, +1-314-628-7053, 
SOURCE: Savvis 
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