Singapore, Feb 19, 2014 -- (ACN Newswire) -- CenturyLink Technology Solutions today announced the appointment of Ras Scollay as sales director for its Southeast Asia operations.
Based in Singapore, Scollay is charged with driving overall business strategy and enterprise customer growth within the region for CenturyLink Technology Solutions, which formerly operated under the name Savvis. He brings 18 years of experience to the role and has worked in the IT and telecommunications industry in Europe, Asia and Australia.
"Ras is an undisputed expert in cloud technologies, and we are pleased to have him on the leadership team to drive optimum deployment of cloud, data centres and networks for our enterprise customers in Southeast Asia," said Gery Messer, managing director, Asia Pacific, at CenturyLink Technology Solutions.
The appointment follows a series of strategic moves by CenturyLink to strengthen its portfolio of cloud, managed services and colocation solutions for enterprises. This includes the acquisition of Tier 3, which is known for its capability in managing complex workflows as a cloud service in a unified management interface.
Messer added, "We are committed to delivering world-class managed services for global businesses on virtual, dedicated and colocation platforms, and the addition of Ras to the leadership team enhances our ability to meet the needs of enterprises in this region."
Prior to joining CenturyLink Technology Solutions, Scollay worked at KVH Singapore where he was responsible for driving sales of solutions. Prior to that, he was head of KVH's carrier wholesale business based in Tokyo. Scollay also worked at Colt Technology Services in London, where he was responsible for driving sales in the media, broadcast and financial services sectors.
About CenturyLink Technology Solutions
CenturyLink Technology Solutions delivers innovative managed services for global businesses on virtual, dedicated and colocation platforms. For more information, visit www.centurylink.com/technology.
CenturyLink is the third largest telecommunications company in the United States and is recognized as a leader in the network services market by technology industry analyst firms. The company is a global leader in cloud infrastructure and hosted IT solutions for enterprise customers. CenturyLink provides data, voice and managed services in local, national and select international markets through its high-quality advanced fiber optic network and multiple data centers for businesses and consumers. The company also offers advanced entertainment services under the CenturyLink(R) Prism(TM) TV and DIRECTV brands. Headquartered in Monroe, La., CenturyLink is an S&P 500 company and is included among the Fortune 500 list of America's largest corporations. For more information, visit www.centurylink.com.
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