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CenturyLink and Savvis Complete Merger

July 15, 2011 by · Comments Off on CenturyLink and Savvis Complete Merger 

Hosting ServicesMONROE, La. – CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) and Savvis, Inc. today completed their previously announced merger. The combination creates a premier managed hosting and colocation provider with global scale positioned for leadership in meeting customer demand for outsourced IT and cloud services.

“The combination of CenturyLink’s hosting and network assets with Savvis’ proven solutions in colocation, managed hosting and cloud services substantially enhances CenturyLink’s capabilities and immediately provides the company with a solid platform for future growth,” said Glen F. Post, III, chief executive officer and president of CenturyLink. “The transaction helps us meet the accelerating demand for cloud-based services through a robust hosting presence, including 48 data centers in North America, Europe and Asia. CenturyLink is now positioned to address complex customer needs with our colocation, hosting and cloud products.” Read more

Telecommunications Company CenturyLink to Acquire Savvis

April 29, 2011 by · Comments Off on Telecommunications Company CenturyLink to Acquire Savvis 

Webmaster ToolboxMONROE, LA – CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) and Savvis, Inc. (Nasdaq: SVVS) announced that their boards of directors have approved a definitive agreement under which CenturyLink will acquire all outstanding shares of Savvis common stock in a cash and stock merger valued at $40 per share, or a total of approximately $2.5 billion, plus net debt of approximately $0.7 billion which will be assumed or refinanced at close.

Under the terms of the transaction, Savvis stockholders will receive $30 per share in cash and $10 in shares of CenturyLink common stock, subject to adjustment as described below. The consideration represents an 11% premium over Savvis’ closing stock price as of the close of trading on April 26, 2011 and a premium of 53% compared to Savvis’ stock price at the beginning of the year. Read more

Savvis Announces Launch of Cloud-Focused Global Alliances Program

April 5, 2011 by · Comments Off on Savvis Announces Launch of Cloud-Focused Global Alliances Program 

Hosting ReviewsST. LOUIS – Savvis, Inc. (Nasdaq: SVVS), a global leader in cloud infrastructure and hosted IT solutions for enterprises, today announced details about its cloud-focused global Savvis Alliances Program for channel partners.

Through the flexible, multi-level program, Savvis alliance partners are able to offer Savvis cloud services, as well as managed hosting, colocation, network services and managed security services, to their clients. By registering as an alliance partner, participants receive access to Savvis’ assets and intellectual property through the partner portal at www.savvis.com/alliances. Read more

Savvis Announces Expansion of Enterprise-Class Cloud Platform

February 27, 2011 by · Comments Off on Savvis Announces Expansion of Enterprise-Class Cloud Platform 

Hosting BlogST. LOUIS – Savvis, Inc. (NASDAQ: SVVS), a global leader in cloud infrastructure and hosted IT solutions for enterprises, today announced the availability of the Savvis Symphony Virtual Private Data Center (VPDC) enterprise-class cloud service to clients through Savvis’ data centers in the Washington, D.C., metro region.

Symphony VPDC currently allows clients to quickly and securely design and deploy a complete set of enterprise-class data center services for a variety of IT applications. There is no need to physically procure, install, configure or manage any hardware. Read more

Savvis to Meet Asia Pacific Demand for Enterprise-Class Cloud

February 18, 2011 by · Comments Off on Savvis to Meet Asia Pacific Demand for Enterprise-Class Cloud 

Hosting BlogSINGAPORE – To meet increasing demand in the Asia Pacific region for enterprise-class cloud computing solutions, Savvis, Inc. (NASDAQ: SVVS) today announced its signature cloud service, Savvis Symphony Virtual Private Data Center (VPDC), will be available in the second quarter of 2011 from its Singapore data center.

Symphony VPDC, currently available to clients from data centers the U.S. and U.K., allows clients to quickly and securely design and deploy a complete set of enterprise-class data center services for a variety of applications, including ones considered mission-critical. There is no need to physically procure, install, configure or manage any hardware – helping to reduce costs and complexity as well as increase speed to market. Read more

Savvis Meets European Cloud Infrastructure Demand Through UK Data Center Expansion

April 30, 2010 by · Comments Off on Savvis Meets European Cloud Infrastructure Demand Through UK Data Center Expansion 

Web Hosting ServicesST. LOUIS – Savvis, Inc. (Nasdaq: SVVS), a global leader in cloud infrastructure and hosted IT solutions for enterprises, today announced the 20 million pounds Sterling expansion of its Slough data center in the UK. The development is expected to meet growing European demand for its cloud computing and IT infrastructure services and also comes in anticipation of the Savvis Symphony Virtual Private Data Center (VPDC) launch in Europe later this year.

The ISO 27001 accredited facility will be expanded by 20,000 square feet of saleable data center space. The development will be completed in September 2010 and will result in a total of 43,000 square feet of saleable data center floor space. Read more

Savvis Signs Contract to Provide Managed Services for ANA

April 12, 2010 by · Comments Off on Savvis Signs Contract to Provide Managed Services for ANA 

Web Host ToolboxTOKYO – Savvis, Inc. (Nasdaq:SVVS), a global leader in cloud infrastructure and hosted IT solutions for enterprises, today announced that Savvis has signed a contract to provide managed services for 70 of All Nippon Airways Co., Ltd. corporate Web sites.

Under the three year agreement, Savvis will provide an IT infrastructure solution supporting ANA Group’s corporate Web sites and intranets spanning 90 domains. ANA will deploy Savvis’ managed hosting services, as well as managed security services, which include network intrusion detection, managed firewalls and managed network services. Read more

Savvis Expands Range of Cloud Infrastructure Solutions in the UK

April 5, 2010 by · Comments Off on Savvis Expands Range of Cloud Infrastructure Solutions in the UK 

Web Hosting ToolboxST. LOUIS – Savvis, Inc. (NASDAQ: SVVS), a global leader in cloud infrastructure and hosted IT solutions for enterprises, today announced that its Savvis Symphony Open public cloud infrastructure service is now available to European clients through its UK data center in Slough.

The expansion follows growing demand for Savvis’ cloud infrastructure and managed hosting offerings in Europe. Savvis Symphony Open is the second cloud solution available from Savvis’ 37,500 square foot data center in Slough, which complements the broad portfolio of managed and virtualized hosting, private cloud and network services that Savvis currently offers to enterprises and the public sector. Read more

Savvis Expands Cloud Infrastructure Solutions in Asia-Pacific

March 11, 2010 by · Comments Off on Savvis Expands Cloud Infrastructure Solutions in Asia-Pacific 

Web Hosting ToolsSingapore – Savvis, Inc. (NASDAQ: SVVS), a global leader in cloud infrastructure and hosted IT solutions for enterprises, today announced that Savvis Symphony Open cloud infrastructure services will be available to clients in Asia-Pacific through its Singapore data center later this month.

Due to high client demand in Asia-Pacific, Savvis is expanding its cloud infrastructure services offering to this region. Savvis Symphony Open will be the second cloud solution available from its Singapore data center, complementing the broad portfolio of managed and virtualized hosting and network services that Savvis currently offers to enterprises and the public sector in Singapore.
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Savvis Expands Chicago Data Center

February 4, 2010 by · Comments Off on Savvis Expands Chicago Data Center 

Web Hosting ToolsCHICAGO — Responding to growing customer demand in electronic trading and for access to financial markets and internet infrastructure services, Savvis, Inc. (NASDAQ:SVVS), today announced that it is expanding one of its two premier Chicago data centers.

To serve new and existing clients, Savvis will add approximately 10,000 square feet of raised floor space to its Cermak Road facility in downtown Chicago. The data center will subsequently feature 200 watts per square foot of power.
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