By CenturyLink Cloud Product Management
CenturyLink Cloud joins Red Hat ecosystem as a Certified Cloud Provider
BELLEVUE, Wash. — November 5, 2012 ― CenturyLink Cloud, Inc., the enterprise cloud platform provider, announced today it has joined the Red Hat Cloud ecosystem and is now a Red Hat Certified Cloud Provider. Red Hat Enterprise Linux is immediately available to customers of CenturyLink Cloud’s Infrastructure-as-a-Service and Platform-as-a-Service offerings.
“Today’s enterprises demand the flexibility to deploy the operating systems and run-times of their choice. In fact, IT leaders are increasingly selecting unique combinations of technology to optimize the performance of specific workloads,” said Jim Newkirk, VP of engineering at CenturyLink Cloud. “Red Hat is one of the biggest proponents of enterprise cloud computing, and our partnership will help customers migrate more projects to the CenturyLink Cloud cloud with confidence.”
CenturyLink Cloud’s cloud services are designed for large and mid-sized businesses. The company includes important enterprise features in its base products, including advanced security measures, risk mitigation and high availability. This enables IT departments to bring applications and services to the cloud more easily with CenturyLink Cloud than other alternatives.
There’s also good news for enterprises that use on-premise images of Red Hat Enterprise Linux. These customers that deploy cloud-based versions of this...