Savvis Drives Collaboration, Interconnectivity with Introduction of Savvis ClientConnect

Tue Mar 26, 2013 9:00am EDT

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Online Portal Helps Businesses Locate and Connect with Others Inside Savvis Data
Centers Worldwide
ST. LOUIS,  March 26, 2013  /PRNewswire/ -- Savvis, a CenturyLink company (NYSE:
CTL) and global leader in  cloud infrastructure and hosted IT solutions, today
introduced Savvis ClientConnect, an online gateway for businesses to generate
new revenue opportunities by connecting with other businesses located in one or
more of Savvis' data centers.  

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Designed to fuel data-center interconnectivity and ecosystem growth, Savvis
ClientConnect helps media, financial service, healthcare and consumer-brands
clients expand their capabilities by locating, connecting and sharing services
with other businesses residing across Savvis' global data center footprint.  

"Whether you're a retailer looking for e-commerce services or a trading firm
looking for low-latency access to financial exchanges, Savvis ClientConnect
gives you visibility into the players that can help accelerate your business
growth," said  Drew Leonard, vice president, colocation product management, at
Savvis. "Clients that opt in to this service can save time and money connecting
with a variety of diverse businesses and carriers found within our global data
center network."  

Savvis ClientConnect is an optional tool available to existing Savvis clients
through the SavvisStation portal, featuring:

* Intuitive search functionality for locating other businesses that have opted
in by facility, customer type and customer name;  
* Client profile pages, giving clients the ability to promote their presence in
Savvis' data centers to other Savvis clients;  
* Rapid client-to-client cross-connect provisioning, with a deployment
completion target of within 48 hours of ordering via the SavvisStation portal;  
* Visibility into interconnectivity opportunities with hundreds of Savvis
colocation and managed services clients; and  
* Contact information to discuss potential business relationships.

"In today's competitive economy, companies must focus technology resources on
the areas that drive the most business value," said  Joel Odelson, CIO, Morpho
Detection. "Savvis provides the infrastructure solutions that help us reduce
costs and improve service levels so that we can devote our energy to the right
places. Features like Savvis ClientConnect can help companies deliver even more
value by highlighting opportunities with potential partners that can fuel

About Savvis
Savvis, a CenturyLink company, provides industry-leading IT infrastructure
solutions that keep enterprises powered for business in today's ever-changing
global marketplace. Combining deep, proven experience with personal commitment,
Savvis delivers cloud, colocation and managed-hosting services over advanced
networks worldwide, enabling its clients to focus on their core environments and
meet new market opportunities.

About CenturyLink
CenturyLink is the third largest telecommunications company in  the United
States  and is recognized as a leader in the network services market by
technology industry analyst firms. The company is a global leader in cloud
infrastructure and hosted IT solutions for enterprise customers. CenturyLink
provides data, voice and managed services in local, national and select
international markets through its high-quality advanced fiber optic network and
multiple data centers for businesses and consumers. The company also offers
advanced entertainment services under the CenturyLinkTM PrismTM TV and DIRECTV
brands. Headquartered in  Monroe, La., CenturyLink is an S&P 500 company and is
included among the Fortune 500 list of America's largest corporations.

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