Savvis Acknowledged by Analyst Firm as an Industry Leader for Managed Hosting in Europe Businesses Turn to Savvis for Breadth of IT Services, Operational Excellence

LONDON, June 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Savvis, a CenturyLink company (NYSE: CTL) and global leader in cloud infrastructure and hosted IT solutions, has been positioned by Gartner Inc. as a leader in the Magic Quadrant for European Managed Hosting.

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The report can be accessed at http://savvis.co.uk/magic-quadrant-leader.  

"When it comes to selecting the right hosting partner, we know businesses have many choices in Europe," said Jeff Von Deylen, president, Savvis. "We believe this new Gartner research makes it clear that Savvis has the offerings, strategy and vision to help clients design and implement the right IT solutions to accelerate their businesses."

Savvis offers managed hosting services and a suite of cloud services through data centers strategically located around the world. From shared, dedicated and hybrid solutions to fully virtualized data centers, Savvis managed hosting and cloud services are part of a complete portfolio of IT solutions.

Gartner analysts Tiny Haynes, Gregor Petri, Douglas Toombs, Bob Gill, Lydia Leong and Sammi Pine authored the Magic Quadrant for European Managed Hosting report, which was published June 19, 2013. The report is based on vendors' completeness of vision, including market understanding, product strategy and innovation, among other criteria. The Magic Quadrant also assesses ability to execute, which includes capabilities, overall viability and customer experience.

Savvis also was recognized as a leader in the Magic Quadrant for Managed Hosting, North America, which was published April 9, 2013, and the Magic Quadrant for Cloud Infrastructure as a Service, which was published on Oct. 18, 2012.

About the Magic Quadrant
Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in its research publications, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors with the highest ratings. Gartner research publications consist of the opinions of Gartner's research organization and should not be construed as statements of fact. Gartner disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

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, 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 CenturyLink Prism 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.

For more information, visit www.savvis.com or www.centurylink.com.

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