CenturyLink Makes an Acquisition
CenturyLink now has a new asset in its portfolio. The company announced that it acquired Tier 3, a provider of public cloud services. The terms of the deal were not made public.
The offerings of the formerly private company, which is based in Seattle and was founded in 2006, are now available as "CenturyLink Cloud." Tier 3 founder and Chief Technology Officer Jared Wray will serve as CTO for the unit. In the press release announcing the acquisition, CenturyLink said that Cloud's suite of products "targets complex enterprise workloads and is user-friendly for businesses of all sizes."
Tier 3's Web URL now redirects to www.centurylinkcloud.com. In a blog post on the site, Wray said changes will be "minimal" for clients in the transition to new ownership.
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