CenturyLink to provide customers connectivity to IBM Cloud

CenturyLink has announced this week that they will give their customers access to IBM Cloud.

This most recent collaboration between CenturyLink and IBM Builds on CenturyLink’s existing support for IBM Business Resiliency Services and IBM Cloud Managed Services.

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IBM Cloud customers will now be able to connect through CenturyLink-enabled Wavelengths and IP VPN connectivity in Amsterdam, Ashburn, Va., Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, London, Los Angeles, New York City, Paris, Reston, Va., San Jose, Calif., São Paulo, Seattle and Toronto.

With CenturyLink Cloud Connect, support for IBM Cloud Direct Link is now available in several key locations across North America, Europe and Latin America.

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Chris McReynolds, vice president of core network services, CenturyLink, said: “Our expanded collaboration with IBM enables us to deliver even more cloud connectivity options for customers, including those in Latin America and Europe.”

“As a trusted network provider, CenturyLink is focused on delivering a network experience that can match and enhance users’ cloud experience.”

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Kit Linton, vice president of network at IBM Cloud, said: “Enterprises are rapidly building innovative solutions on the cloud that leverage AI, IoT, machine learning and more.”

“With a breadth of connection options provided by CenturyLink Cloud Connect, customers have greater choice and flexibility to create resilient connections to the IBM Cloud so they can unlock new value from their data using a hybrid strategy.”

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Andrew Ross

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