Media & Entertainment
Connecting Content With Consumers
CenturyLink Technology Solutions provides reliable, scalable, secure web and managed hosting solutions to 40% of the top 25 media companies—ensuring video storage and streaming, hosting e-publications and music delivery for companies like Condé Nast Publications and Universal Music, among others.
IT leaders share their Global IT strategies
TV Anywhere, sometimes referred to as Over The Top (OTT), is the next big thing in the M&E space. CenturyLink Technology Solutions is proud to continue its relationship with HBO and their highly successful launch of HBOGo services. HBOGo enables HBO subscribers to view video programming, including episodic television and movies over the Internet via PCs, tablets and mobile devices. CenturyLink Technology Solutions TV Anywhere Services allow you to provide exclusive content, such as episode previews and most importantly gather customer preference behavior data directly, which in turn, helps you build subscriber analytics, increase value, improve your products, accelerate subscriber growth and secure brand loyalty.
CenturyLink Technology Solutions offers a 100% Uptime SLA and provides broad geographic coverage and lower costs with a unique 3 Data Center Active/Active Architecture. Benefits include:
What is TV Anywhere
And how can CenturyLink help?
- Fully Managed - Intelligent Hosting & Dedicated 3Par Utility Storage
- Application Management – Standard Managed Oracle Database Administrator (DBA) as well as advanced DBA services for support for Advanced Oracle Data Guard architecture
- Networking - Managed F5 Global Traffic Managers and Local Traffic Managers, Dedicated HAN (layer 2/layer 3), Managed FW w IPS, Log Management, Enhanced DDoS.
Connecting Content with Consumers
Our industry leading hosting solutions and unique understanding of the media industry are why more companies trust CenturyLink Technology Solutions for delivery of critical IT infrastructure that provide their audience an exceptional online experience. Our customers require a partner that enables their customers to access digital content anytime, anywhere, from any device. We understand the customer experience is what matters and provide clients with service level agreements based on end user experience; measuring and guaranteeing what is most important--website availability and responsiveness.
Critical Application Hosting – Discovery Communications
Discovery Communications is the No. 1 non-fiction media company in the world. Through more than 100 global networks — including Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, Science Channel, and Planet Green — it reaches more than 1.5 billion subscribers in more than 35 languages in 175 countries. As you might imagine, their advertising sales and scheduling application is mission critical. Today, CenturyLink Technology Solutions delivers a complex, fully managed infrastructure for Discovery to support its real-time advertising deliverables, ad sales, scheduling, and programming for all its international operations
CenturyLink Technology Solutions helps the #1 non-fiction media company, Discovery Communications
Content Management and Distribution
A Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) offering, WAM!NET provides content management and fast, reliable, secure file transfer within client organizations and across their supply chains either over the Internet or through dedicated connections. Combining file management, movement and storage via a single solution, WAM!NET reduces complexity, cycle times and the risk of content theft.
WAM!NET also provides the ability to store and index files for review and approval, sharing and long-term retention. Rapidly deployable and scalable as business needs change, WAM!NET is continuously enhanced without upgrade fees or user migrations with low upfront costs and lower total cost of ownership (TCO).
CenturyLink Technology Solutions helps bridge the gap between the physical and digital music worlds for world’s leading music company, Universal Music Group (UMG)
What our customers are saying:
We have weekly — if not daily — conversations with Savvis [CenturyLink], who works hard to provide us with advanced infrastructure solutions to support our changing business requirements. As new technologies becomeavailable, we discuss them as a team, plan as a team, and execute as a team. We consider Savvis [CenturyLink] a trusted provider in every sense of the word.Dale Todd
Sr. VP, IT Global Production Services
Savvis [CenturyLink] is one of our key providers in helping us bridge the gap between the physical and digital music worlds. Our success will be due to providers like them.Vincent Freda
Executive VP of Digital Logistics and Business Services
Universal Music Group