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CenturyLink’s Cloud Onboarding Services team is composed of solutions architects with deep cloud experience on the enterprise scale. Contact one of our sales staff to discuss your project, and learn how we can accelerate your success.

"QuickStart" Cloud Onboarding

While our customers find the CenturyLink Cloud platform is easy to use and very intuitive, we've found that new customers to our platform strongly benefit from having our Cloud Services Onboarding Group assist with their transition - or simply help speed the process. That’s why our customers agree (please see feedback section below for more details) our QuickStart Onboarding packages can help.

In this service, we take a collaborative approach to facilitate the customer’s adoption of our enterprise cloud platform. Additionally, we help the customer empower their internal staff with new skills and the confidence to realize the benefits of our cloud services.

QuickStart Packages

CenturyLink Cloud offers customers the following QuickStart Onboarding packages. These cost effective offerings enable customers to accelerate their cloud adoption, maximize ROI, and ensure the latest best practices for optimal performance and reliability are utilized.

Please contact our Cloud Sales Architecture team at [email protected] to order or learn more about the QuickStart packages listed below.

QuickStart Advanced QuickStart Enterprise QuickStart SafeHaven
Detailed Platform Training Session (1-2 hrs) X X X
Kick-Off Meeting/Quick Overview X X X
Dedicated Engineer Assigned to Onboard Customer X X X
Assistance with Provisioning Basic Network Services
VPN Tunnel, Firewall Rules, Shared Load Balancer Services
Long-term Support Overview X X X
Post-Deployment Debrief and Best Practices Consultation X X X
Assisted Provisioning Services
Up to 4 Servers
Assisted Provisioning Services
Up to 10 Servers and 2 OVF Imports
Assisted Provisioning Services
Up to 30 Servers/OVF Imports
Training: Deep Dive Multi-Day Platform Classes X
Planning Session: Account Hierarchy Design and Deploy
Critical for Large Enterprise Orgs with Shadow IT and/or Departmental Charge-backs/Security
Planning Session: Connectivity Options and VLAN Access Policy Planning X
Planning Session: Leveraging Automation with Blueprints and APIs X
Assisted Initial Core Infrastructure Provisioning
Includes AD, LDAP, DNS, Network, Virtual Appliances, Monitoring, Backups, Queuing Services, SAML Integration
Assisted Automation Provisioning Utilizing APIs and Blueprints X
Establish Detailed Operational Runbook X
Basic SafeHaven DRAS Deployment
Installation and configuration of SafeHaven software on 6 VMs (+ additional purchased VMs). Provision initial SRN and CMS systems. User acceptance of Failover test. User Training.
Costs $600 $2,000 $20,000 $1,850

Customer Feedback

“I was extremely impressed with the onboarding team’s approach. As a customer, the onboarding team has left many in my organization feeling very good about our decision to move to the CTL cloud. If the onboarding team is any indication of the level of customer service we will receive in the future, that will reinforce our impression of your overall organization.“
– A Government Agency

“The CLC onboarding services were excellent.”
– A National Fast Food Restaurant

“CenturyLink’s Cloud Onboarding services provided the best introduction to a platform that I have encountered in my career.”
– A Leading Multinational Mass Media and Information Firm

“The onboarding engineer was great - he was very accommodating, patient, and went above and beyond what he contractually had to. We came away feeling like we had all the tools necessary to successfully set up and manage our environment.”
– An Online Marketplace Site

“An excellent onboarding experience. Meetings were scheduled in a convenient manner matching our schedule. Any questions that arose during the engagement were always pursued quickly and answered.”
– A Leading Securities & Commodities Exchange

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