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Managed Operating System   

Provision of Managed Server Operating Systems from Microsoft and Red Hat.

Managed Operating System (OS) is a CenturyLink provided service consisting of the licensing, installation, configuration, administration, monitoring, maintenance and support for the CenturyLink-provided software.

CenturyLink supports the latest versions of Operating Systems currently utilised by enterprise clients including:

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008R2
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2

CenturyLink provides a Hardened OS image that includes anti-virus software.


Features

  • CenturyLink takes care of the procurement, configuration and installation of Operating System licenses, improving your speed to market and lowering your overall cost.

  • Contract negotiation is handled by CenturyLink, eliminating the time spent negotiating terms and price with software vendors.

  • Once an OS is in production, CenturyLink can install additional patch upgrades as they become necessary, automatically distributing this code, utilising our proprietary inventory distribution capabilities.

  • CenturyLink delivers critical security patches, service packs and hot-fixes to maintain the integrity and performance of client environments.


Use Cases

  • Managed Operating Services offers a solution that removes the burden of managing and maintaining complex hosted OS environments.

  • CenturyLink hosting is engineered specifically for businesses that need to respond quickly and efficiently to the demands placed on their IT infrastructure.


Service Level Agreement

  • 99.9% availability for multiple nodes in a failover group.
  • 98.5% availability for single node.

service guide

category

Managed Applications

geographic availability

Australia, Canada, China, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Singapore, United Kingdom, United States