Enterprise Cloud Resources

We offer tools designed by industry experts to speed up your cloud adoption.

Analyst Reports

Gartner MQ for Cloud IaaS

Get deep insight on where cloud infrastructure is headed, a detailed analysis of vendors, and Gartner's review of major market and industry trends.

Cloud Harmony Report

The independent testing results are in. CenturyLink Cloud’s cloud compute instances are the ones to beat for key performance measures and total cost of ownership. Get the report for the details and direction on how to choose your compute provider.

Public Cloud Security - Dimensional Research

Read the 5-page research report conducted by independent research firm, Dimensional Research, sharing the experiences of real customers and profiling the CenturyLink Cloud approach to security.

Managing Your Cloud

IT as a Service through Cloud

Read this 8-page whitepaper to learn how unified cloud services can enable transformative IT as a Service models.

Cloud Disaster Strategy

Discover how you can make a positive impact on your DR strategy by leveraging complete automated disaster recovery solutions that will have your environment back online with the same performance, scale, and capacity of your original systems – ensuring business continuity.

More About CenturyLink Cloud

CenturyLink Cloud Cloud Security

Read this 3-page case study to learn how CenturyLink Cloud and Intel have teamed up to improve cloud security.

Enterprise Cloud Overview

Watch this video to get a peek inside the CenturyLink Cloud Platform.

Hybrid Cloud

Are you considering a virtual private or hybrid cloud for your mission critical or production apps? We have the solution that’s right for you.

Deploying to CenturyLink Cloud

Demo: Deploy an Application with Cloud Application Manager

In less than 2 minutes, see how easy it is to deploy a WordPress blog using Cloud Application Manager.

Planning Your Move

Cloud Migration Checklist

A simple 2-page checklist to help identify opportunities within your organization that could see improved IT agility by migrating to the cloud.

Choosing the Right Cloud

Enterprise Cloud Provider Criteria Checklist

Cut through the industry hype with this simple-to-use checklist to help you select an enterprise-class cloud provider.

Whitepaper: The Business Case for the Enterprise Cloud

Exploring the business case for the enterprise cloud, focusing on public cloud Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS). Topics include infrastructure services and support, automation, management and application services.

Cloud Case Studies

Case Study: IT Sprawl (Tech Manufacturer)

Discover how a large technology manufacturer leverages the CenturyLink Cloud to manage departmental IT needs.

Case Study: Cloud Deployment & Hosting (HighJump)

HighJump quickly and efficiently serves its Warehouse Management Software to customers using the CenturyLink Cloud.

Case Study: SaaS Business Model (Channel IQ)

Online Retail Intelligence provider, Channel IQ used CenturyLink Cloud to power a new SaaS business model.

Case Study: Cloud Hosting & Performance (XSP)

Financial services software provider, XSP demands enterprise-ready reliability and security. The CenturyLink Cloud delivers.

Case Study: Cloud Availability (Obeo)

Obeo's mission critical production environment runs on the CenturyLink Cloud.

Running Critical Apps in the Cloud

Whitepaper: 6 Best Practices to Cloud Enable Your Apps

Moving on-premise applications to the cloud can be easier than you think. Download this whitepaper and learn 6 key strategies to cloud-enable your apps.

Reference Architecture: Web Application Hosting Best Practices

Best practices to consider when getting started, along with some examples of applications that are particularly well-suited for the cloud.

Application Hosting on CenturyLink Cloud

Take advantage of the Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) model and consume resources on an as-needed basis, scaling automatically to meet demand spikes or lulls.