CenturyLink expands, improves programs for alliances, strategic partnerships

CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) is expanding its Alliance programs to serve its enterprise customers with advanced communications and IT solutions, the company said.

Each program is tailored to meet the specific support and enablement needs of its members.

CenturyLink´s expanded Alliance program includes:

Channel Alliance — Independent sales agents or brokers who recommend CenturyLink services and solutions to their customers. New program tiers, including Bronze, Silver, Gold, Platinum and Diamond, offer a clear path to ascend to the next level.

Software Alliance — Software companies who partner with CenturyLink to build, integrate, deploy, maintain and sell co-created solutions.

Systems Integrator Alliance — Partners who specialize in configuring and implementing services from CenturyLink and other vendors to build complete solutions for customers.

Strategic Partner Alliance — Industry-leading technology partners that leverage their company´s solutions, brands, industry positioning and sales channels to provide next-generation communications solutions for customers.

CenturyLink is a global communications, hosting, cloud and IT services company enablingms of customers to transform their businesses and their lives through innovative technology solutions. CenturyLink offers network and data systems management, Big Data analytics and IT consulting, and operates more than 55 data centers in 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.