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CenturyLink takes home Ciena's Managed Services Partner of the Year

21 Feb 2017

CenturyLink has been named the 2016 BizConnect Carrier Managed Services Partner of the Year by Ciena.

The company was chosen because of its significant growth and innovation in managed services across several verticals, including healthcare, financial services, and federal, state and local government.

CenturyLink deploys Ciena equipment to deliver wave and Ethernet services to enterprise customers. 

"CenturyLink is honored to be recognized by Ciena for delivering low latency, highly available, reliable network services to many of the largest enterprise customers in the world," says Bill Corbin, senior vice president, strategic partnerships and channel operations, CenturyLink.

"As one of Ciena's diamond level partners, we are providing the right combination of services to help enterprise customers grow and achieve success in today's digital world."

Ciena also recognized CenturyLink for having more than 75 employees receive carrier Ethernet and optical industry certifications through Ciena's BizConnect partner program.

"CenturyLink is a strong BizConnect partner and has consistently met all of our compliance program requirements which include robust business planning, training and go-to-market strategy execution," adds Jason Phipps, general manager and vice president, North America, Ciena.

"Additionally, the company's innovative approach and thorough testing of new services ensures they are prepared to meet the evolving needs of today's enterprises and provide a path for continued success in the managed services space." 

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