CenturyLink deploys AWS Direct Connect along the Las Vegas strip to power

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MONROE, La., Nov. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) will provide direct cloud connectivity to AWS re:Invent 2017. CenturyLink delivers private and secure network connectivity to Amazon Web Services (AWS) for global enterprises to manage and protect their cloud-based business applications. CenturyLink is an Advanced Consulting Partner in the AWS Partner Network (APN).

“With any enterprise cloud networking solution, resilience, redundancy and bandwidth are paramount. That’s no less the case with a show of this magnitude. Between thousands of keynotes, live streams and breakouts, connectivity to AWS services is vital to the show’s success,” said Chris McReynolds, CenturyLink’s vice president of cloud and data product management.

“Accomplishing this takes more than a bunch of 10 gig waves interconnecting venues; it takes experience and understanding to see the requirements and develop a solution that meets them,” said McReynolds.

About CenturyLink
CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) is the second largest U.S. communications provider to global enterprise customers. With customers in more than 60 countries and an intense focus on the customer experience, CenturyLink strives to be the world’s best networking company by solving customers’ increased demand for reliable and secure connections.

The company also serves as its customers’ trusted partner, helping them manage increased network and IT complexity and providing managed network and cyber security solutions that help protect their business.