- Cloud Application Database Service Brings Instant Scalability, Licensing and Deployment Simplification to Businesses
SINGAPORE, June 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Savvis, a CenturyLink company (NYSE: CTL) and global leader in cloud infrastructure and hosted IT solutions, today expanded availability of its Cloud Application Database service to Asia.
The Cloud Application Database service brings the advantages of cloud computing to Oracle and Microsoft SQL Server environments without long-term licensing or server provisioning.
With a few clicks, the Cloud Application Database service supplies everything necessary for a complete, secure operational database or disaster recovery solution. Businesses can scale performance levels up or down based on need, without interrupting operations, while offering performance guarantees and eliminating complicated software-licensing expenses.
"Companies value our Cloud Application Database service because it offers them instantly scalable, pay-per-use solutions without software lock-ins or costly hardware provisioning," said Mark Smith, Asia managing director at Savvis. "Businesses can scale the database service up or down for as short or long a term as needed, giving them the agility they need and expect from a cloud-driven database solution."
Users can select from Oracle Enterprise 11G RAC or Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 for the underlying technology. The service is available to Asia clients through one of Savvis' data centres in Singapore.
The Cloud Application Database service, now available in Asia, Europe and North America, complements the Savvis cloud solutions portfolio and Savvis' commitment to global expansion. The Asia launch of the database service follows the recent announcement about Savvis' global data centre expansions.
Savvis, a CenturyLink company, provides industry-leading IT infrastructure solutions that keep enterprises powered for business in today's ever-changing global marketplace. Combining deep, proven experience with personal commitment, Savvis delivers cloud, colocation and managed-hosting services over advanced networks, enabling its clients to focus on their core environments and meet new market opportunities.
CenturyLink is the third largest telecommunications company in the United States and is recognized as a leader in the network services market by technology industry analyst firms. The company is a global leader in cloud infrastructure and hosted IT solutions for enterprise customers. CenturyLink provides data, voice and managed services in local, national and select international markets through its high-quality advanced fiber optic network and multiple data centers for businesses and consumers. The company also offers advanced entertainment services under the CenturyLink™ Prism™ TV and DIRECTV brands. Headquartered in Monroe, La., CenturyLink is an S&P 500 company and is included among the Fortune 500 list of America's largest corporations.