Savvis Acknowledged by Analyst Firm as an Industry Leader for Managed Hosting
Businesses Turn to Savvis for Breadth of IT Services, Operational Excellence
LONDON, June 26, 2013 /CNW/ - Savvis, a CenturyLink company (NYSE: CTL) and
global leader in cloud infrastructure and hosted IT solutions, has been
positioned by Gartner Inc. as a leader in the Magic Quadrant for European
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The report can be accessed at http://savvis.co.uk/magic-quadrant-leader.
"When it comes to selecting the right hosting partner, we know businesses have
many choices in Europe," said Jeff Von Deylen, president, Savvis. "We believe
this new Gartner research makes it clear that Savvis has the offerings,
strategy and vision to help clients design and implement the right IT
solutions to accelerate their businesses."
Savvis offers managed hosting services and a suite of cloud services through
data centers strategically located around the world. From shared, dedicated
and hybrid solutions to fully virtualized data centers, Savvis managed hosting
and cloud services are part of a complete portfolio of IT solutions.
Gartner analysts Tiny Haynes, Gregor Petri, Douglas Toombs, Bob Gill, Lydia
Leong and Sammi Pine authored the Magic Quadrant for European Managed Hosting
report, which was published June 19, 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
Savvis also was recognized as a leader in the Magic Quadrant for Managed
Hosting, North America, which was published April 9, 2013, and the Magic
Quadrant for Cloud Infrastructure as a Service, which was published on Oct.
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, 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.
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.
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