By CenturyLink Cloud Product Management
Expansion of global partnership to North America delivers superior solution to enterprises requiring geo-specific services
VANCOUVER, BC – December 10, 2012 – PEER 1 Hosting (TSX:PIX), the global IT hosting provider, and CenturyLink Cloud, the enterprise cloud platform company, today announced that their VMware-based, enterprise-grade cloud platform is now available in Canada. Businesses can now deploy applications on secure, enterprise cloud services in nodes located in Toronto today and Vancouver early next year.
Built with IT and development operations in mind, enterprise cloud services from PEER 1 Hosting and CenturyLink Cloud include IaaS, PaaS and advanced cloud management. This complete cloud platform helps businesses reduce IT complexity and operational burden. The joint offering addresses the enterprise cloud requirement for “data sovereignty” – ensuring that data is stored and managed according to Canadian rules and regulations. In addition to compliance with Canadian requirements, the partnership offers customers global scale, with additional nodes in North America and Europe.
Global enterprises can scale their CenturyLink Cloud-based enterprise cloud effortlessly by leveraging PEER 1 Hosting’s proprietary 10Gbps FastFiber Network™ to connect the Toronto node and planned Vancouver node to data centers in London and Reading, U.K. or easily extend infrastructure to additional CenturyLink Cloud nodes in New...