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DDoS
Lumen upgrades DDoS mitigation service as attack volumes climb
In April and May 2020, the company observed 929,000 attacks - the highest number of attacks ever seen in a 31-day period.
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Hybrid Cloud
CenturyLink expands cloud alliance with Dell and VMware in Asia Pacific
The partnership is designed to offer a hybrid cloud solution to help digital businesses in Asia Pacific successfully modernise their application workloads and manage their cloud journey.
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Cybersecurity
CenturyLink launches solution to combat insider threats
The solution employs behavioural analytics algorithms to find malicious user activities and automates the review of privileged account activities. 
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Gaming
Interview: CenturyLink expands CDN power across APAC
We talked with CenturyLink’s Asia Pacific vice president of product management, Francis Thangasamy.
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Colocation
NYC data center provider DataGryd becomes approved CenturyLink vendor
DataGryd can now provide CenturyLink customers data center and colocation solutions.
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Bandwidth
CenturyLink extends network capacity in APAC thanks to growing demand
CenturyLink has strengthened its content delivery network (CDN) service capabilities in 11 cities across APAC to cater to growing demands.
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Wireless
CenturyLink expands ecosystem to offer IBM Cloud Object Storage
CenturyLink announced the expansion of its cloud connectivity and services portfolio to include the IBM Cloud Object Storage platform.
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Security Operations Centre / SOC
CenturyLink opens new SOC in Singapore
CenturyLink’s global cybersecurity presence has just become even larger in Asia Pacific.
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Colocation
AT&T offloads 31 data centers to trim $1.1b off colossal debt
The giant telco reportedly has $189 billion of debt, and the data center sale (18 in the US and 13 international) is a move to reduce that.
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Data Centre Operators
Flexenclosure polishes off CenturyLink's new Ecuador data center
The custom-designed data center was pre-fabricated, pre-integrated and fully tested in Sweden before being shipped to Ecuador.
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DDoS
Asia Pacific nations undeniably caught up in botnet traffic - report
China, South Korea, Vietnam, India, and Australia amongst the top five Asia Pacific countries sending out the most malicious internet traffic.
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CenturyLink
Digital Realty appoints Erich Sanchack as EVP
Sanchack will report directly to the CEO and will be responsible for overseeing global portfolio operations.
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Cloud
Data#3 signs partner agreement with CenturyLink
The partnership is focused on providing customers with key complementary enterprise-grade cloud options from Data#3.
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Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
How to drop complexity and move to a more efficient security strategy
"The idea that a security team, on its own, can prevent any attack is getting harder to put into action."
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Digital Transformation
Demystifying digital transformation: A marathon, not a sprint
“To maximise the efficiency of their digital strategy, companies must take the pulse of the competitive landscape and adjust their approach."
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Cloud
CenturyLink rolls out enhanced managed security services platform
CenturyLink is rolling out Managed Security Services 2.0 suite, with advanced security monitoring, threat detection and incident response, across APAC
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Cloud
CenturyLink becomes premium supplier of SAP Enterprise Cloud
CenturyLink's partnership with SAP has paid off: The two companies signed an agreement to offer SAP solutions through CenturyLink to Asia Pacific.
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Cloud
How to be successful with multi-cloud management strategies
Gartner statistics show that public cloud spending exceeded $5 billion last year. With that in mind, how do you fit multi-cloud with your IT strategy?
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Digital Transformation
Hone digital transformation strategies on areas that really count, says CenturyLink
"A focus on advanced data and analytics also puts organisations fully in charge of optimising operations and improving overall customer experiences."
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VMware
CenturyLink wins global VMware Cloud Provider of the Year award
CenturyLink has picked up VMware’s global Cloud Provider of the Year award at the vendor’s Partner Leadership Summit in California.
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Digital Transformation
Global study finds APAC businesses leading the way in digital transformation
A recent global study from CenturyLink has revealed Asia Pacific (APAC) businesses are on top of the world when it comes to digital transformation.
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Cloud
The ultimate balancing act: Which of your on-prem systems should move to the cloud?
"Outsourcing a server’s data and/or functionality to the cloud may lead to abandoning on-premise investment, unless these servers can be repurposed."
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CenturyLink
The birth of Cyxtera Technologies: BC Partners and Medina Capital join forces
The US$2.8b deal will result in a multinational data centre with more than 3,500 customers around the world.
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VMware
CenturyLink and VMware spark software-defined data center collab
"The expansion of our long-standing relationship with VMware benefits our customers through further enhancements to our cloud portfolio."