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Why pay for infrastructure you only need intermittently? Hybrid cloud transforms your digital infrastucture so that it scales up when you need it and down when you don’t. Balance loads and manage networks with VLANs on a complete set of enterprise cloud services to power existing or new apps while reaping the benefits of a more reliable, proven service that today's technolgically driven businesses demand.

While initial motivations for embracing the cloud are different for every business — from reining in “Shadow IT” to empowering business units and increasing agility — one common consideration is that complex businesses have complex cloud requirements that aren't easily satisfied. All clouds are not created equal, and some — like Lumen's Hybrid Cloud — are better suited to the advanced needs of enterprise deployments.

Trust Lumen to Power Your Enterprise

Lumen Hybrid Cloud Platform is built for enterprise workloads. Our flexible and robust cloud services are ideal for a range of enterprise scenarios — from running line of business applications to development and testing, and everything in between.

Business Applications

Host the business and collaboration apps you already run internally in a hybrid cloud. Have the peace of mind that comes with block storage, object storage, flexible backup options, and optional Disaster Recovery (DR). Support global workloads with geo-specific services.

Enterprise Workloads

Protect your data with “Defense in Depth” security. Our high-performance, secure infrastructure is backed by a 99.99% SLA. Lumen Enterprise supports even the most complex and resource-intensive applications. For customers with special compliance requirements, we can help with audits like HIPAA, ISO, PCI, and other regulations.

Dev and Test

Develop and test your applications in the cloud with agile, pay-as-you-go computing resources. Manage more virtual machines in less time through our powerful Control Portal, or using Runner. Pause and archive servers for additional savings, and easily spin up an automated Dev/Test environment.

Hosted Cloud Computing Applications

Ease IT management burden with a globally distributed architecture with built-in automation technologies. Achieve cloud scale, elasticity, and self-service natively without compromise. Allow developers to focus on building apps — not time-consuming infrastructure configuration.

Online Hosting

Cloud-enable your products. Onboard customers faster with Blueprints. Run your web properties on public or private cloud servers. Both feature high Input/Output Operations per Second (IOPS) for database intensive apps. Our cloud solutions are guarded by stringent security and compliance requirements for customers who accept online payments or need to protect user data.

Infrastructure Management & Automation

Quickly provision, interact with, and modify enterprise IT environments wherever they are using Cloud Application Manager. Manage environments on the Lumen Cloud or other clouds like AWS, Google, and Azure, as well as on-premise infrastructure and servers in remote data centers.

Lumen Cloud

Lumen Cloud makes building a customized, powerful solution easy. You choose the features for your virtual environment. Lumen Cloud consolidates industry leading software, storage, and server and network technologies into a single, simple, flexible, and secure factory-integrated platform. Our solution gives organizations the ability to start small and scale their footprint to thousands of virtual machines. It's an enterprise public cloud solution that allows organizations deploying cloud services to cut costs through greater efficiency. Improve bottom line business results and speed to market delivering the services your customers need for business critical applications.

Cloud Orchestration and Management

Lumen Cloud offers enterprise-class, customizable IT Infrastructure that gives you the ability to control the virtual and physical resources of your systems. Here’s an overview of our compute features:

Public Cloud for Enterprise

The Lumen Cloud network depends on enterprise-grade hardware to reliably deliver safe traffic to virtual machines. Customer integration is made easy through VPN tunnels and intra-data center direct connect. Here’s an overview of Lumen Cloud network features:

Network Architecture
Customer Network Integration
  • Site-to-site VPN
  • Client VPN
  • Intra Data Center Direct Connect
Traffic Management

Protect your information and have it available when you need it. Our storage features are affordable and secure. Lumen Cloud has broad range of options that include:

Block or File Storage
  • Ultimate flexibility
  • High performance
  • Dynamically adjust disk size as required
Object Storage
  • Native cloud apps
  • Long term storage of static data
  • Secure, managed file transfer
Disaster Recovery
Disaster Recovery

Leverage holistic solutions designed to minimize the impact of unplanned events and keep your business operational. We bring you cost-effective solutions that give you peace of mind. Lumen Cloud offers disaster recovery that include the following elements:

Integrated Backup

Lumen has an optional integrated backup product, our Simple Backup Service. This solution offers file-based backup that include the following elements:

Simple Backup Service
  • Fully self-service
  • Cost effective
  • Customized retention policies
  • Global reach

Cloud Application Manager

Manage Applications Across Any Cloud or Infrastructure

Cloud Application Manager facilitates digital transformation by orchestrating the delivery of infrastructure, applications and services across multiple clouds, all from a single powerful interface. This solution integrates Application Lifecycle Management with Managed Services and Cloud Optimization for a comprehensive multi-cloud management service.

  • Manage applications from start to finish, schedule deployments, scale, update, terminate workloads, and automate migration to any cloud that best suits your business needs.
  • Standardize deployment of applications to enable rapid innovation and reduce the potential for errors.
  • Leverage Lumen's certified experts to streamline application tasks in any environment — regardless where it’s physically located.
  • Create or access existing AWS and Azure accounts from Cloud Application Manager for maximum efficiency of multi-cloud solutions.
  • Deploy enterprise mission-critical applications across any physical or cloud infrastructure — private, public or hosted.
  • Take advantage of interactive visualization tools to automate both traditional and cloud-native application provisioning, including configuration, deployment, scaling, updating and migration of applications in real-time.

Advanced Managed Services

Experienced Professionals to Tackle Complex IT Management Challenges

Lumen Advanced Managed Services (AMS) offers deep technical support of Lumen services, including Cloud Application Manager, through a team of highly experienced and credentialed professionals. AMS offers expertise and automation for effectively monitoring, managing, governing and reporting across existing hybrid IT platforms.

Our specialists maintain a range of relevant IT industry certifications, and are constantly collaborating and consulting within the organization to deliver a broad spectrum of capabilities. Our evolving partnerships with market leaders in hardware, software, security, storage and networking technologies allow us to provide you with the benefit of deep technical insights.

For the most successful experience, we recommend a consultation with a Lumen Solutions Architect and/or Account Manager to assist in determining the best match of resource allocation and subscription level.

Learn more about IT Management with AMS

Advanced Managed Services offers deep technical support of Lumen services through a team of highly experienced and credentialed professionals.

Lumen Private Cloud on VMware Cloud Foundation

Private Cloud Delivering Integrated Hyperconverged Infrastructure

Lumen Private Cloud on VMware Cloud Foundation is Lumen's next generation private cloud.

Lumen Private Cloud on VMware Cloud Foundation is Lumen's next generation private cloud. It's a software-defined data center solution that includes software-defined networking and vSAN Storage to deliver a completely integrated, fully managed Hyperconverged Infrastructure-as-a-Service. Built on industry-leading technologies, this service offers deep flexibility to meet a wide range of private cloud requirements.

This Private Cloud enables full automation and self-service via vCloud Director and extensive APIs, in addition to native remote console access — an IP-based KVM solution. Or, you can engage our expert management teams to implement and maintain your private cloud solution for the full "white-glove" treatment.

Learn more about our Private Cloud


Enterprise-Level Security

Data centers are safeguarded by industry-leading physical and environmental protection standards. They are staffed 24x7x365 and monitored by camera. Cloud environments are housed in private, caged enclosures. Around that, Lumen Cloud enforces a robust digital firewall that protects your cloud environment with role-based access, real-time monitoring, and NOC support. Learn more about protecting your Enterprise Systems and Data with Lumen Cloud Security.

Eliminate Inefficiencies

Significantly lower the high cost of infrastructure hardware, management, and support. Align your IT to your business. Pay as you go for efficient, productive, and predictable infrastructure service. Manage your costs. Pay for only the resources you need. Take advantage of Managed services with no minimum cost. Choose the Support Tier that fits your Enterprise needs. Estimate your bill with our Online Price Estimator. Find out more about Lumen Cloud Pricing.

Focus on Core Business

Agile environment resources are ready for you when you need them. Implement quickly. Move fast to scale up projects and shut them down when no longer needed. Customize an environment that’s right for you. Increase support for mobile, social, and data intelligence. Give your app engineers all the automation tools they need to build environments in just a few clicks. Spin up and tear down Dev/Test environments fast. Find out more about our Cloud Automation with Runner.

Strategic Growth

Extend your competitive edge across the entire value chain through our Lumen Cloud Marketplace Provider program. Pool API, Blueprints, and add-ons with resources partners in different industries. Whether you’re an independent consultant, agent, or reseller Lumen Cloud offers the best partner marketing options. Find out more about our Lumen Partnership program. View our Ecosystem Partner List.

Enterprise IT Automation

Automation takes on a whole new shape with Runner, which easily automates and orchestrates complex enterprise IT solutions across multiple environments anywhere. That's right – anywhere. Runner works on Lumen Cloud as well as other cloud platforms such as AWS, Azure, and others; in addition to on-premise infrastructure and external data centers. Runner leverages the power and functionality of Ansible, exposing it to integrate cloud and on-premise connectivity.

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