With cloud a hot topic here at ThinkGig, and the merger still bringing up questions, we wanted to share what our EVP, Chris Ancell, had to say about our future plans for cloud. The talented Jessica Scarpati of SearchTelecom recently sat down with Chris to get his perspective about the cloud hype, on-demand services and the evolution of customer needs. Here’s a section from the interview we thought was particularly insightful:
It’s been a week since we shared that Qwest is becoming CenturyLink. Now that you’ve had a chance to consider how this might change the enterprise telecom landscape, we wanted to share a few perspectives from our executives in the market about the news.
Dow Jones covered the perspective of Glen Post, our CEO, on why the enterprise market is significant to CenturyLink as the company moves forward.
Today, we are very excited to announce that Qwest is becoming CenturyLink, creating the third-largest telecommunications company in the U.S.
So what does this mean to you? Besides operating under the CenturyLink brand once the transition is complete, this will ultimately turn us into a stronger alternative in the enterprise market. From my perspective, this merger means a few important things to our business customers: