CenturyLink fiber-optic network extends into metro Jacksonville

April 30, 2013
CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) says it has extended its fiber-optic network into metro Jacksonville, FL. The service provider's fiber infrastructure now connects to two third-party data centers to deliver data and cloud-based services.

CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) says it has extended its fiber-optic network into metro Jacksonville, FL. The service provider's fiber infrastructure now connects to two third-party data centers to deliver data and cloud-based services.

Customers using the Jacksonville data centers can now connect to primary or backup Internet service or long-haul data products using CenturyLink's fiber cable network. They also can access CenturyLink's data services portfolio, which includes:

  • CenturyLink IQ Internet Port: Scalable Internet connectivity at access speeds customized to meet the customer’s business need.
  • CenturyLink IQ Networking Private Port: A private IP-based VPN service that combines voice and data applications onto a single network.
  • Optical Wavelength Service: Fully managed, private, point-to-point service using DWDM technology.

"CenturyLink's data networking products, combined with reliable connectivity to our nationwide and international network and secure access into data centers, will help businesses in Jacksonville develop and launch cloud-based offerings needed in today's fast-paced business environment," said Richard Twilley, CenturyLink vice president of sales. "By helping businesses tap into the power of managed hosting and cloud computing, CenturyLink frees them to focus on what matters most."

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