CenturyLink extends hybrid cloud services to HP customers

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) is deepening the reach of its cloud services reach by making its hybrid IT solutions available to HP's customers.

Through this new partnership, which is an expansion of its HP PartnerOne for Service Provider Program, the agreement enables businesses to purchase CenturyLink's services.

Similar to earlier agreements it established with Dell, HP customers can get access to CenturyLink's managed hosting, colocation, storage, cloud, application services and big data solutions.

All of these services will be offered on HP equipment and technologies.

The HP PartnerOne for Service Provider Program enables customers to extend their market reach and accelerate their business as they launch new capabilities and service offerings.

Having these agreements in place with brand name IT equipment and integration partners like HP  is important to CenturyLink as it enhance its cloud services revenues and gains a reputation as a trusted provider.

In related news, the service provider also began serving up two new product sets for its public and private VM-based services, including bare metal servers and multi-tenant cloud services via AppFog, CenturyLink's platform based on Cloud Foundry.

For more:
- see this release
- see this blog post

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