CenturyLink cloud platform expands to Australia

CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) said its CenturyLink Cloud is now available in Australia.

The CenturyLink Cloud platform delivers enterprise-class control, agility, scalability and security backed by an industry-leading global network.

Businesses based or operating in Australia can now turn to a single, trusted provider for public and private cloud infrastructure, managed services, colocation, network connectivity and support for advanced hybrid solutions. The Sydney cloud node joins the company´s other available cloud locations in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Germany and Singapore.

Business research and consulting firm Frost & Sullivan predicts cloud spending in Asia Pacific will reach USD20 billion in 2018. CenturyLink´s presence in Asia-Pacific dates back to 1999. Numerous regional and multinational corporations in Australia are customers.

The Australia cloud node is one of several recent cloud advancements for CenturyLink. In early March, the CenturyLink Development Center opened in St. Louis with a focus on building cloud-based managed services that help drive increased value for businesses.

CenturyLink provides global communications, hosting, cloud and IT services through North America, Europe and Asia. The company provides broadband, voice, video, data and managed services over a robust 250,000-route-mile US fiber network and a 300,000-route-mile international transport network. Visit CenturyLink for more information.