The Latest Centurylink® Integration with Google and IBM

Wireless ProviderOn 04, April 2019, one of the best cable and internet companies in the United States, CenturyLink®, unveiled their latest integrations with the high-end companies Google and IBM. The wireless provider announced its cloud connectivity services and portfolio expansion in order to accommodate the IBM cloud storage platform. With this storage media expansion, CenturyLink®, already known for their best internet deals, can now provide a highly available, more reliable, and secure way to enhance and deliver their content to media and entertainment companies globally.

Nowadays, the number of people relying on the internet is increasing rapidly and so is the number of people using mobile devices to consume information and entertainment. Hence, most media and entertainment companies are mulling over an efficient way to deliver faster and high quality content to their customers worldwide. Many studies conducted in the field report that the CDN or content delivery networks are likely to carry 72% of the overall internet traffic by 2022. This demands a need for cloud-based storage as well as an efficient workflow to support the same.

The latest IBM cloud object storage is designed to provide a reliable, centralized, and resilient solution to the CenturyLink® customers so as to enhance their management ability as well as to move content safely at high-speed.

The Vice President of Global Internet and content Delivery Solutions for CenturyLink®, Mr. Bill Wohnoutka said, “Providing high-performance, geographically-diverse origin storage is critical to achieving great user experiences when attempting to reach global audiences — particularly when it comes to serving fast-growing regions like Latin America and Asia-Pacific,”

He added, “IBM Cloud Object Storage combined with CenturyLink®’s rapidly expanding global CDN footprint offers our customers a scalable, highly-available and resilient option to improve the user experience for content delivery globally.”

IBM cloud storage integration will be a great option for all the media and entertainment companies in order to handle and move content libraries of any size or large, complex, and sensitive data at high speed so as to showcase seamless management and delivery.

Regarding the same, Phil Buckellew, the General Manager of IBM Cloud Object Storage and Databases said, “The media and entertainment industry faces unique challenges today in the way content is consumed and the sheer volume of data that must be transferred at any moment. With the integration of IBM Cloud Object Storage, CenturyLink® can now offer its customers even more options in how they move and manage their data across environments. This kind of hybrid cloud approach is critical as they look to keep pace with booming viewership and shifting preferences.”

In relation to the integration with Google, the Senior Vice President of Indirect and Alliances at CenturyLink®, Garret Gee said, “company’s partners now have the ability to offer their customers broadcast quality, secure video transport into and out of the Google Cloud Platform through Vyvx Cloud Connect. By bringing our network into Google Cloud Platform, partners can offer access to one of the richest ecosystems of video transformation software as a service.”

Best InternetPresident of Global Internet and content Delivery Solutions for CenturyLink®, Mr. Bill Wohnoutka said, “Providing high-performance, geographically-diverse origin storage is critical to achieving great user experiences when attempting to reach global audiences — particularly when it comes to serving fast-growing regions like Latin America and Asia-Pacific,”

He added, “IBM Cloud Object Storage combined with CenturyLink®’s rapidly expanding global CDN footprint offers our customers a scalable, highly-available and resilient option to improve the user experience for content delivery globally.”

IBM cloud storage integration will be a great option for all the media and entertainment companies in order to handle and move content libraries of any size or large, complex, and sensitive data at high speed so as to showcase seamless management and delivery.

Regarding the same, Phil Buckellew, the General Manager of IBM Cloud Object Storage and Databases said, “The media and entertainment industry faces unique challenges today in the way content is consumed and the sheer volume of data that must be transferred at any moment. With the integration of IBM Cloud Object Storage, CenturyLink® can now offer its customers even more options in how they move and manage their data across environments. This kind of hybrid cloud approach is critical as they look to keep pace with booming viewership and shifting preferences.”