2014 Gartner IaaS Magic Quadrant

CenturyLink Cloud Named As "Visionary"

Each year, the cloud computing industry, as well as those considering an investment in Cloud Services anticipates Gartner ’s Magic Quadrant for Infrastucture as a Service (IaaS). The MQ defines IaaS asCloud IaaS as “a standardized, highly automated offering, where compute resources, complemented by storage and networking capabilities, are owned by a service provider and offered to the customer on demand.” The MQ evaluates the industries players along two axes:

  • Completeness of vision
  • The organizations ability to execute on their vision

CenturyLink is pleased that is has been listed as a Visionary on Gartner’s IaaS Magic Quadrent. "We believe that CenturyLink's recognition in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Cloud Infrastructure as a Service underscores our success in delivering innovative cloud services that are both IT ready and developer friendly," said Andrew Higginbotham, senior vice president, cloud and technology, at CenturyLink Technology Solutions. "Businesses recognize CenturyLink Cloud delivers tremendous price-performance value while enabling hybrid IT solutions integrating CenturyLink's network, colocation and managed services."

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