CenturyLink Private Cloud on VMware Cloud Foundation
Express Orientation Service

Experts ready to accelerate your cloud projects

Ensure optimal performance and reliability

CenturyLink Private Cloud on VMware Foundation is a software-defined data center that enables full automation and self-service via vCloud Director and extensive APIs. It offers native remote console access via an IP-based KVM solution. You may engage our Express Orientation Service team to get you up and running, or you can engage our expert management teams to implement and maintain your private cloud solution for the full "white-glove" treatment. Underneath it all, the hypervisor and infrastructure are fully managed.

Express Orientation Service for CenturyLink Private Cloud on VMware Foundation

The Express Orientation Service package is custom-designed exclusively for CenturyLink Private Cloud on VMware Foundation. This cost-effective offering enables customers to accelerate their cloud adoption, maximize ROI, and ensure usage of the latest best practices for optimal performance and reliability.


Please contact our Cloud Orientation Team at CloudOrientation@centurylink.com to learn more about Express Orientation Service.

Phase Description
Orientation Meeting Launch your Private Cloud Environment with our Orientation Team. You'll be assigned a project team — specifically aligned and committed to your project lifecycle — who will systematically take you through all phases of onboarding to ensure successful project outcomes.
Requirements and Environment Planning Meeting Guided by enterprise level architects, you'll review architecture, design plans, and technical requirements for your private cloud, ensuring optimal outcomes at each project phase. Review and discuss requirements while CenturyLink provides platform recommendations and best practices for your business objectives.
Platform Orientation Meeting Learn from the best in class as we build on your VMware expertise to increase cloud knowledge, virtualization, and the latest in products and features to ensure a robust, secure, and global environment that delivers. Our team will provide instruction on vCloud director and key insights that will give you a jump start on administrative controls and resource management.
Architecture Planning and Implementation Lean on our engineers for build guidance on servers, network, storage, and application services to accelerate implementation and reduce costly build cycles. Our engineers can assist your team with:
  • Virtual data center planning and architecture for multiple organizations
  • Administration and setup of your environment through vCloud director GUI
  • Greenfield environments, imports, and configuration changes for vapps, and virtual machines
  • NSX Edge Gateway Services, VPN configurations, load balancing and distributed firewall administration
Implementation Review To ensure all gaps have been discovered our team will review build processes and implementations for the project. Validating that all project objectives have been completed to the desired project expectation. Our team will provide best practice consultation while you test and confirm that the appropriate requirements for your environment have been met.
Orientation Wrap Up Before your orientation is complete, we'll confirm that all of your project goals have been achieved. We'll also ensure that you are aligned with the appropriate level of continued support for your CenturyLink environment.

Additional Orientation Services Available

In addition to Express Orientation for CenturyLink Private Cloud on VMWare Foundation, orientation solutions are also available to support your implementation and migration to a variety of our services. We offer specialized orientation for CenturyLink Cloud, Cloud Application Manager, SafeHaven Disaster Recovery and other services, either individually or in complex multi-service configurations. Most of these solutions are contracted through a Statement of Work (SOW), allowing us to customize the solution to each Customer.

SafeHaven Disaster Recovery Express Orientation

Disaster Recovery is a critical component of any business continuity program. But it can be an enormous challenge to identify the risks and build out a comprehensive solution. Our SafeHaven Disaster Recovery service is easy to maintain, but can be a challenge to configure initially. Our Orientation Team can take the pain out of that process, and ensure that you're getting the most out of your service.

CenturyLink Cloud Express Orientation

The Express Orientation Service package is custom-designed exclusively for CenturyLink Cloud. This cost-effective offering enables customers to accelerate their cloud adoption, maximize ROI, and ensure usage of the latest best practices for optimal performance and reliability of your public cloud environment.

Cloud Application Manager

CenturyLink Cloud Application Manager is a flexible, multi-cloud management solution that enables IT transformation by orchestrating the delivery of infrastructure, applications and services across any cloud. This solution provides three main components essential to managing and governing cloud applications and infrastructure. You may elect to use our Orientation Team to get started, or you can choose Managed Services Anywhere to leverage a comprehensive team of ongoing support.

Reach out to our Cloud Orientation Team to discuss your unique needs and learn more about all of our Orientation Services.


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CenturyLink Private Cloud on VMware Cloud Foundation Express Orientation Service

Enables acceleration of cloud adoption, maximizing ROI, and ensuring usage of the latest best practices for optimal performance and reliability.

$2450

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