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20 Fastest Growing Cloud Computing Companies 2015

‘Our Values, Our Commitments, Our Initiatives’: CenturyLink


“Happiness does not come from doing easy work but from the afterglow of satisfaction that comes after the achievement of a difficult task that demanded our best.” – Theodore Isaac Rubin

Use of latest technologies in telecommunication is one of the high priorities today for the business world. When we talk about telecommunication in cloud, it is definitely of much higher importance.

Founded in 1930, CenturyLink started its journey towards the dream of becoming one of the biggest telecommunication providers. Glen F. Post, III, joined the company in 1982 and in 2009, became the President and CEO. With his determination and dedication he took CenturyLink from eighth to the third position of the largest telecommunication companies of U.S.

Recognized as a visionary in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Cloud-Enabled Managed Hosting, Asia Pacific, CenturyLink is a company, that  offers global communications, hosting, cloud and IT services. CenturyLink’s mission is to enable millions of customers to transform their businesses and their lives through innovative technology solutions.

“CenturyLink offers network and data system management, and provides Big Data analytics and IT consulting. It operates more than 55 data centers in North America, Europe and Asia. The company provides broadband, voice, video, data and managed services over a robust 250,000-route-mile U.S. fiber network and a 300,000-route-mile international transport network.” – Glen F. Post, III, CEO and President

Looking at the Services

CenturyLink works hard to make the internet, TV and voice services more accessible, more affordable and less complicated.

Customer Solutions:

Gigabit service pilot: nationwide fiber deployment enabling high-speed broadband service up to 1 gigabits per second (Gbps) across the country, including underserved areas.

Prism® TV service: an interactive TV service delivered through CenturyLink’s nationwide fiber optic network, is an alternative to cable and satellite services and provides customers with the latest in entertainment technology.

1 Gbps internet speed for the fastest upload and download for Utah customers

Superchannel transmission speeds of one terabit per second (1 Tb/s) on a portion of the fiber network in central Florida.

Business Solutions:

Chef provisioning driver for vSphere: simplifies the process to provision Chef nodes on VMware vSphere infrastructure, filling a gap for enterprise developers who use VMware for their core virtualization technology

Lorry.io: a tool for creating, composing and validating Docker Compose YAML files, makes it easy to share and deploy entire applications composed of Docker containers

ImageLayers.io: enables developers to visualize Docker images and the layers that compose them, see how each command in the Dockerfile contributes to the final image and compare multiple Docker images side-by-side

CenturyLink’s portfolio of hybrid IT solutions to HP customers.

CenturyLink’s partner web service platform ‘Movearoo’ provides movers with maximum savings and useful resources. The portal offers best deals on modern essentials like TV and Internet. As Movearoo partners with the top home service brands, it serves the best deals on the perfect services for new homes.

Serving the Communities Proudly

CenturyLink’s commitment is to serve the communities with strength and improvement by not only their products and services but also by the philanthropic support of local community agencies, events and initiatives.

“We focus our philanthropic and volunteer efforts on K-12 education and programs that support youth; technology-focused initiatives; and locally-driven efforts that strengthen communities and make them better places to live.” – Glen F. Post, III, CEO and President

With this commitment the employees also volunteer actively in various social responsibilities whether it is an individual or a company-led effort.

“Community Relations Teams, Employee Resource Groups CenturyLink Pioneers and individual volunteers across the country are passionate about enriching and strengthening the diverse communities we serve. They are in our communities participating in events, coaching little league teams, serving on non-profit boards, assisting with community cleanup days and much more”.

CenturyLink is moving forward with a vision of improving the lives of the customers.

“Through our involvement in efforts ranging from environmental stewardship to community investment, we further our commitment to improve lives by being a good citizen and neighbor in the communities where we work and live.”