Cloud Enablement

WHY CENTURYLINK

Simplify Your Move to the Cloud

Innovate with greater agility by deploying a cloud solution custom-tailored to your business requirements.

Using CenturyLink's cloud enablement services, you can unlock the full value of cloud and deliver a higher ROI by leveraging our proven techniques, tools and skilled technical resources to get up and running quickly. Our team can help you evaluate your organisation's current network, storage and computing needs and then design and deploy the cloud solution that will drive your business forward.

Get a Roadmap to the Cloud
Determining the best way to deploy a cloud-based environment can take time better used on strategic initiatives. If you're trying to balance demands for scalability, data privacy and compliance-especially in a multi-cloud deployment-our experts can show you the best end state and how to get there.

Manage Budget Pressures
IT infrastructure is expensive and time-consuming to implement. But with CenturyLink solutions, you can deploy immediately and shift from CapEx to OpEx to better control costs and maximise your ROI.

Extend the Capabilities of Your IT Team
With CenturyLink cloud enablement services, you gain our expertise and technology to help you design, implement and operate your cloud solution. It's the perfect way to simply and cost-effectively bridge any gaps in your internal resources.

Whether you need to fill gaps in skillsets, supplement in-house resources or simply figure out where to start, CenturyLink’s got you covered.

SERVICE OVERVIEW

Cloud Enablement

CenturyLink service gives you access to enterprise-class tools and global resources-all with the personalised attention you'd get from a local consulting firm.

Assess the Best Path to the Cloud
CenturyLink delivers a thorough and unbiased evaluation of the most effective way to migrate your systems to the cloud.

  • Expertise in all key areas of the cloud stack—infrastructure, platform and software services, including migration
  • Agnostic approach toward cloud delivery and implementation
  • Best practices with the latest tools and methodologies

Manage Cost and Budget Pressures
Create a financial justification for cloud as it aligns with your business requirements and learn how to leverage CenturyLink’s portfolio for the most value

  • Deliver integrated infrastructure and IT services for your global operations using a single vendor
  • Gain the flexibility to quickly adapt to changing business demands

Bridge Resource and Skill Gaps
CenturyLink services and solutions are built on years of expert, hands-on experience in planning, designing, implementing and operating cloud environments using the best technology available.

  •  Hundreds of enterprise hosting customers, including more than 30 Fortune 100 companies
  •  Full portfolio of cloud products and years of cloud expertise
  • A strong, diversified ecosystem of partner platforms and services
  • Recognised as a "Visionary" in the 2014 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Cloud Infrastructure as a Service
  • Access to a large pool of IT resources - 2000+ IT resources at global centres
  • TOGAF certified architects at global locations
  • ITIL Certified

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SERVICE DETAILS

We’re with You Each Step of the Way

CenturyLink offers end-to-end, hands-on support for all your cloud infrastructure, application and software-as-a-service (SaaS) needs-from design and deployment to ongoing management. Here's what we help you do:

Readiness Assessment

Evaluate your current technology and team, as well as your application, business and financial requirements. Our custom workshop uses a multidimensional analysis to create a roadmap for deploying the right model so you get the infrastructure and applications you need.

Development, Integration, and Migration

Design a strategy and architecture for modernising and integrating your applications and migrating your data to the cloud. We guide you through everything from deploying new infrastructure and code to integrating third-party APIs.

Packaged Software 

Deliver application development, integration and configuration for SaaS applications like MS Online.

Cloud Application Development

Facilitate application development on Azure and Cloud Foundry.

CAPABILITIES AND DELIVERABLES

Features

The following services give you flexibility in both where you implement them (on premises, in a CenturyLink data centre or in a third-party data centre) and how you staff them (by augmenting your internal team or outsourcing partially or fully).

Cloud Readiness Assessment

  • Customer workshop
  • Business readiness
  • Business/financial justification
  • Technology assessment
  • IT and DC assessment
  • Infrastructure evaluation
  • Application selection
  • Security and risk analysis
  • Strategy and roadmap

Development, Integration and Migration

  • Requirements
  • Architecture
  • E2E Design
  • Application modernisation
  • Cloud integration
  • Third-party API integration
  • Application security
  • Infrastructure, app and data migration
  • Trialling

Packaged Software

  • Support for SaaS-based product deployment and configuration
  • SaaS application development and integration
  • SaaS Plus development and integration

Cloud Application Development

  • Support for Azure and Cloud Foundry

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