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CenturyLink Achieves Microsoft Azure Expert MSP Status

We are pleased to announce that CenturyLink has achieved the Microsoft Azure Expert MSP status. This status recognises CenturyLink's experience and reliability in all aspects of hybrid cloud infrastructure to support our customers' Digital Transformations.

Assessment Factors

Microsoft assessed a wide range of factors including:
• Technical approach
• Planning and design, transformation and migration services
• Cloud operations and service management
• Documentation and processes
• Security and governance
• SLAs, customer satisfaction, cost optimisation and reporting

The Azure certification recognises CenturyLink's investment in resources, training and technology to support clients and follow through on expected outcomes of our customers and partners.


WHY CENTURYLINK AND MICROSOFT
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A Solid, Agile Foundation for a Transformative Cloud

You need a secure, scalable, and agile hybrid cloud foundation to compete, transform, and evolve your business in the constantly changing world.
Microsoft delivers a comprehensive, highly interoperable portfolio of cloud technologies for businesses of all sizes, and CenturyLink provides the integrated, multi-layered infrastructure for those cloud technologies—giving you the world-class agility, security, and power in the cloud to transform your business.
CenturyLink Difference:
Workload

CenturyLink is one of the only Microsoft CSP partners that can manage the integration of the network delivery and workloads

Highest Level of Support

CenturyLink provides one of the highest levels of support agreements providing a personal touch to our support

ITS Service Teams

With our ITS, service teams can support hybrid implementations across O365, Azure, ExpressRoute, multi-cloud solutions, customer premise solutions and legacy systems such as AS400 and AIX

Cloud Assessment

Contact us for a complimentary cloud assessment

Improve Agility

Schedule an Executive Strategy Session to assess your business goals and build a strategic plan for faster, more effective transformation. 

Build a digital business with CenturyLink and Microsoft
We have the expertise and technology to help you over the hurdles of digital transformation
OFFICE 365
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Microsoft Office 365 from CenturyLink

Microsoft Office 365 from CenturyLink provides all the productivity tools businesses need to increase workplace productivity and efficiency. Access familiar office apps on all devices, stay connected with email, unlimited online meetings, and collaborate on a document real-time from virtually anywhere. All in an integrated and easy to manage solution.

Key Business Advantages
Reduce Expentitures

Reduce Expenditures

  • Elimination of on-site hardware related administrative costs
  • Eliminate need for 3rd party security software, which requires maintenance and upgrades
Flexible and Predictable Support

Flexible and Predictable Support

  • 24x7 white glove phone technical support is included with licencing: no extra support plan required
  • We offer very flexible licencing for the price: You don't pay an inflated rate for going month-to-month and there's no annual contract required
Increase Productivity

Increase Productivity

  • Your users are familiar with the products, reducing downtime
  • Mobile: Built for how you and your teams are working now
AZURE
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Microsoft Azure from CenturyLink

Together, CenturyLink and Microsoft provide world-class technology solutions by combining data networking and systems integration expertise with an extensive cloud practice. Leverage the power of Microsoft Azure, integrated into CenturyLink IT offerings, to achieve elasticity, capacity, and model-driven governance through their common application platforms. Take advantage of CenturyLink® Cloud Application Manager to help you optimise and secure your Azure environments through IaaS and PaaS.
 

  • The CenturyLink value over any other Microsoft partner is our ability to manage and monitor the network and workloads
  • We provide cost optimisation services which pinpoint wasted resources, provide resource re-sizing recommendations, and ensure every dollar is continuously being optimised across the Azure platform
  • Continuously monitors Azure to identify idle and underutilized resources
  • Programmatically creates and schedules invoices for clients, business units, departments, and application owners
Key Business Advantages
Empower Innovation

Empower Innovation

Customise solutions and utilise CenturyLink consulting, planning, and implementation services with the power of the Microsoft Azure IT environment.

Secure, Private Connectivity

Secure, Private Connectivity

Microsoft ExpressRoute offers secure private connectivity provided by CenturyLink from customer premises or data centres to the Microsoft Azure environments. This can be used as well for Office 365, but must be preapproved by Microsoft. 

Improve Agility

Improve Agility

Build solutions to enhance your main business drivers and leverage the power of Microsoft Azure to improve agility and functionality.

Accelerated Time-to-Market

Accelerated Time-to-Market

Take advantage of CenturyLink onboarding parcels to accelerate Azure adoption, maximise ROI, and ensure optimal performance and reliability.

BDaaS
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Microsoft Big Data as a Service from Centurylink

CenturyLink enterprise-class Big Data as a Service (BDaaS) on the Microsoft Azure platform gives you flexibility and control along with the model-driven governance you need to digitally transform your enterprise. We build a foundation that will grow with your business-the right infrastructure for today's applications and future ones.

Our extensive expertise in big data, analytics and the Microsoft Azure cloud, along with years of experience implementing enterprise-grade big data deployments and managing them end-to-end means you see faster results and gain real control. You get the kind of reporting and visibility you're accustomed to in your internal data centre, with the fast time to market of the public cloud.

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