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CenturyLink brings pay-by-the-hour managed services to CenturyLink Cloud platform.

CenturyLink Delivers On-Demand Managed Services

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MONROE, La. -- CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) today announced the launch of on-demand managed services on its innovative CenturyLink Cloud platform. Businesses can now choose to consume managed services – web servers, middleware, directory services and database applications, along with operating systems – with cloud utility ease and pay-by-the hour billing.

CenturyLink’s industry-leading managed services are available on the CenturyLink Cloud platform, creating a single self-service user experience. With the new cloud-based managed services, businesses can now reap the benefits – such as increased agility and reduced management burden – of expertly managed applications and operating systems in an on-demand model.

“CenturyLink continues to change the game in cloud. One-click access to managed services delivers our expert management resources in a new way, providing customers with extraordinary flexibility,” said Jared Wray, chief technology officer, CenturyLink Cloud. “As cloud adoption evolves and enterprises pursue new and easier ways to manage their IT infrastructure, the time is right in the industry for an optimized experience that brings cloud together with expert managed services.”

While CenturyLink will integrate its entire portfolio of managed hosting services into the CenturyLink Cloud platform, the initial launch debuts eight services: Windows and Red Hat Enterprise Linux managed operating systems, as well as managed applications Active Directory, Apache HTTP Server, Apache Tomcat, Microsoft Internet Information Services, Microsoft SQL Server and MySQL.

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