Analyst Firm Recognizes Savvis as an Industry Leader for Managed Hosting in
Savvis Managed Hosting and Cloud Services Help Companies Grow Their Businesses
ST. LOUIS, April 15, 2013 /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 Managed
Quadrant for Managed Hosting, North America.
The report can be accessed at http://savvis.com/magic-quadrant-leader.
"We believe our industry leadership position reflects the trust companies have
in Savvis when they choose us to manage their business-critical applications,
content and IT infrastructure," said Jeff Von Deylen, president, Savvis.
"Savvis employees know that every experience matters – to our clients'
success and to our success – and we take great pride in helping companies
solve their immediate business problems and plan for future growth through our
consultative approach and hybrid solutions."
As part of its managed hosting services, Savvis offers a full suite of
enterprise-class cloud services through data centers strategically located
around the world. From shared, dedicated and hybrid cloud solutions to fully
virtualized data centers, Savvis cloud services are part of a complete
portfolio of IT solutions. In December 2012, the cloud portfolio expanded with
the U.S. launch of savvisdirect, a simple, cost-effective cloud computing
solution for businesses of all sizes.
Gartner analysts Douglas Toombs, Lydia Leong, Bob Gill, Gregor Petri and Tiny
Haynes authored the Magic Quadrant for Managed Hosting, North America, report,
which was published April 9, 2013. The report is based on vendors'
completeness of vision, including market understanding, product strategy and
innovation, among other criteria. The Magic Quadrant also assesses ability to
execute, which includes capabilities, overall viability and customer
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.
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(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
For more information, visit www.savvis.com or www.centurylink.com.
Justin Lopinot, 314-628-7053, email@example.com
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