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Press Release -- June 19th, 2012
Source: CenturyLink, Savvis

Savvis Announces Data Center Openings and Expansions in Seven Markets to Meet Increasing Global Demand

Schedule Includes New Data Centers and Expansions in the United States, United Kingdom and Singapore

Jun 19, 2012

ST. LOUIS, June 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Savvis, a CenturyLink company (NYSE:CTL, news, filings) and global leader in cloud infrastructure and hosted IT solutions for enterprises, today announced this year’s schedule of global data center expansions and grand openings.

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The opening of new Savvis data centers in Singapore and London, combined with expansions of existing Savvis data centers in Santa Clara, Calif.; Washington, D.C.; Dallas; Weehawken, N.J.; and London, will increase the company’s global footprint in response to growing market demand for its enterprise cloud, managed hosting, network and colocation services.

Savvis now operates more than 50 data centers throughout North America, Europe and Asia. Approximately 220,000 square feet of new gross raised floor space is being created as a result of the seven-city expansion, bringing the total data center space available through Savvis to more than 2 million square feet.

“While enterprises focus on their core strengths, Savvis provides the IT infrastructure and services that sharpen their competitive edge in today’s demanding, ever-changing global marketplace,” said Brian Klingbeil, senior vice president, product, marketing and commercial development at Savvis. “We offer a high-quality, flexible IT infrastructure backed by a broad range of enterprise-class products, services, reliability and network expertise.”

Details on Savvis’ data center expansions are as follows:

  • Santa Clara, Calif. – 36,000 square feet of new space, opened April 13
  • Washington, D.C. – 45,000 square feet of new space, opened April 24
  • Dallas – 51,000 square feet of new space, opened May 30
  • London (LO3) – 11,000 square feet in a new data center, opening June 30
  • Singapore – 32,000 square feet in a new data center, opening Aug. 1
  • Weehawken, N.J. – 32,000 square feet of new space, opening Aug. 31
  • London (LO6) – 12,000 square feet of new space, opening Oct. 1

The global data center news follows the recent Savvis announcement about the opening of its new German headquarters in Frankfurt.

About Savvis

Savvis, a CenturyLink company, is a global leader in cloud infrastructure and hosted IT solutions for enterprises. Nearly 2,500 unique clients, including more than 30 of the top 100 companies in the Fortune 500, use Savvis to reduce capital expense, improve service levels and harness the latest advances in cloud computing.

About CenturyLink

CenturyLink is the third largest telecommunications company in the United States. The company provides broadband, voice, wireless and managed services to consumers and businesses across the country. It also offers advanced entertainment services under the CenturyLink™ Prism™ TV and DIRECTV brands. In addition, the company provides data, voice and managed services to enterprise, government and wholesale customers in local, national and select international markets through its high-quality advanced fiber optic network and multiple data centers. CenturyLink is recognized as a leader in the network services market by key technology industry analyst firms, and is a global leader in cloud infrastructure and hosted IT solutions for enterprises through Savvis, a CenturyLink company. CenturyLink’s customers range from Fortune 500 companies in some of the country’s largest cities to families living in rural America. 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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