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Mozido Enters Into a Strategic Relationship with Savvis to Bolster Hosting IT and Cloud Infrastructure Offerings

Mozido, LLC, the cloud-based, white label integrated platform of mobile payments, commerce and marketing, today announced a multiyear agreement with Savvis, a CenturyLink company (NYSE: CTL) and global leader in enterprise cloud infrastructure and hosted IT solutions.

The relationship will provide Mozido with access to Savvis’ cloud infrastructure and hosted IT solutions to deliver the performance, scalability and security needed to meet the everyday demands of customers in the mobile payments market.

“Mozido’s agreement with Savvis underscores our continued commitment to meeting the diverse needs of a global customer base,” said Greg Corona, CEO and President, Mozido. “By leveraging Savvis’ leading cloud and hosting infrastructure, we will enable customers in the mobile payment ecosystem to quickly implement and scale as their businesses grow, while ensuring the quality of their IT systems and operations.”

With a global footprint, Savvis manages one of the largest and most sophisticated hosting infrastructures in the world. Through this relationship, Mozido will offer its customer base a suite of Savvis solutions including:

  • Access to premium, PCI-audited data center facilities with multiple levels of security and redundancy to ensure maximum availability to customer applications;
  • Skilled data center management professionals available 24 hours a day, seven days a week;
  • Cloud infrastructure that meets end-to-end enterprise requirements for application security, privacy and performance;
  • Advanced security options with dedicated locked cabinets, on-site tape vaulting and highly secure off-site vaults to meet the most stringent security requirements.

“As the mobile payments market expands, Savvis has become a preferred hosting partner for leading players in this space,” said Varghese Thomas, global head of financial services, Savvis. “Backed by our secure global data center footprint, Mozido’s mobile payment and commerce solutions offer the scale and stability to meet the diverse needs of the global payments base.”

About Mozido

Mozido provides an integrated platform of cloud-based, white-label, mobile payment, shopping and marketing solutions, complemented by real-time, customer behavior analytics. Mozido enables companies in retail, financial services, consumer packaged goods and telecom to serve both banked and unbanked consumers, and mobilize a better future for all people. Our platform is highly interoperable and can work with virtually any wireless carrier or mobile device, including smartphones and feature phones.

For more information, visit us at www.mozido.com. Follow us on Twitter: @MozidoGlobal

About Savvis

Savvis, a CenturyLink company, is a global leader in cloud infrastructure and hosted IT solutions for enterprises. Nearly 2,500 unique clients, including more than 30 of the top 100 companies in the Fortune 500, use Savvis to reduce capital expense, improve service levels and harness the latest advances in cloud computing.

About CenturyLink

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® Prism™ 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 us at www.savvis.com or www.centurylink.com.

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