Hybrid Cloud & IT Solutions Resources

A variety of tools designed by industry experts to speed up your cloud adoption and facilitate Digital Transformation.

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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. Lumen Cloud’s compute instances are the ones to beat for key performance measures and total cost of ownership. Get the report for details and direction on how to choose your compute provider.

Public Cloud Security

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

Step-by-step video demos for deploying your cloud applications and mastering the basics of our Hybrid Cloud and IT Solutions portfolio.

Cloud Application Manager

How to deploy any application with Cloud Application Manager

Network Exchange

Create an Exchange with Lumen Cloud and Colocation Endpoints

Relational DB Service

Creating an MSSQL Server Relational Database

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.

Account Management

Account Management Tools facilitate complex cloud deployments and offer support for enterprise scenarios, including sub-account hierarchies, billing reports, and private-labeling.

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.

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.

Group Management

The Lumen Cloud includes deeply integrated server Group management. This allows customers to use inherited settings to create and manage a practical structure for cloud servers.

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 with Lumen Hybrid Cloud and IT Solutions

Accelerate your digital transformation by taking 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.

Driving IT Efficiency

DCI-Artform gets critical visibility with Cloud Application Manager and Microsoft Azure.

An Integrated SaaS Platform

Cytobank saves 2X on infrastructure costs and increases efficiency by 35%.

Cloud Availability

Obeo's mission critical production environment runs on Lumen Cloud.

Controlling IT Sprawl

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

Cloud Deployment & Hosting

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

Enabling a SaaS Business Model

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

Cloud Hosting & Performance

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

Optimizing Business Performance

Software Services company makes a successful digital transformation with Lumen's assistance

Leveraging Cloud Expertise

Our cloud platform and IT management services offered flexibility, agility and affordability that freed this company from managing an enterprise data center.

Lumen Cloud Cloud Security

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

Enterprise Cloud Overview

Watch this video to get a peek inside the Lumen 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.

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.

Cost Benefits of Cloud Application Manager

Exploring 5 fundamental ways Cloud Application Manager delivers benefits to an organization's bottom line, by faciliting DevOps and offering a full spectrum of Support.