Savvis targets cloud opportunities in Japan's enterprise market

Savvis, CenturyLink's (NYSE: CTL) data center and managed services subsidiary, is now offering its Savvis Symphony Open public cloud and Symphony Dedicated private cloud to Japan-based business customers.

Offered out of its Tokyo data center, enterprise customers can employ the Symphony cloud services individually or via a hybrid solution that leverages Savvis' cloud, managed hosting, colocation and network services available through its data centers in Asia, North America and EMEA.

Already, the service is gaining traction with Japanese-based businesses.

Anicom Holdings, the country's largest pet insurance service company, is currently a beta customer. The company is using Savvis' cloud service to host its website to support its online payment portal.

Overall, Savvis' ongoing movement in countries such as Japan helps parent CenturyLink further establish the telco as a global player that both U.S. and international companies can consider for cloud services. In addition to Japan, Savvis is gaining presence in the UK as the engine behind Media's (Nasdaq: VMED) new cloud and data center service.

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