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Deploy, grow and support applications using easily accessible and on-demand server resources in a virtualized environment over a public network.

Focus on your business,
not your infrastructure

Whether you’re moving existing apps and databases to the cloud or creating development and test environments, Lumen Cloud Compute is your reliable and cost-effective solution for saving time and space and eliminating the ever-increasing cost of updating and maintaining a complicated infrastructure.

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Seamless management

Achieve greater control and agility via simplified workload management across your hosting environments.


Greater compliance and utilization

Improve governance and capacity utilization through automated policy and development conformity.


Enhanced productivity, savings and speed

Drive IT efficiency and cost savings with improved visibility into cloud, infrastructure, and network utilization. All while expediting time-to-market for new applications.

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Features and Specs

  • Public, private, bare metal or hybrid cloud environments
  • Native load balancing backed by a 99.9% SLA
  • Per-use hourly billing
  • Use Blueprints on demand to build an unlimited number of deployable "templates", including VM specs, operating systems, software packages and scripts
  • Autoscale: Manage and apply CPU Autoscale policies for Cloud servers. Automatically scale up and down based on user-defined thresholds included
  • Security: "Defense in-depth" security model, with safeguards at multiple levels included
  • Patch Management: Automatic patching of individual servers or Groups through Blueprint, script package or API included

  • CPU up to 16vCPUs (billed hourly, per CPU)
  • Memory up to 128 GB RAM (billed hourly, per GB)
  • Storage up to 4 TB local (billed hourly, per GB allocated)
  • High-performance compute instances offering breakthrough performance for data and web scale architectures like Hadoop, Cassandra and Couchbase (billed hourly)
  • Support data transfer over the public Internet (billed per-GB-out, excluding internal data center traffic)
  • Set custom retention policies for data stored on VMs (billed per GB used)
  • Shared virtual load balancer (billed monthly)
  • Content delivery network services from multiple providers (billed per GB used)
  • Persistent point-to-point (IPSEC) VPN tunnel (billed monthly)

  • Conduct routine infrastructure administrative tasks, including monitoring and maintenance of equipment as well as firmware and OS updates and patches
  • Track cloud resource usage and spending with "groups" that match your organizational structure to simplify billing across divisions

  • CentOS5
  • CentOS6
  • Debian 6
  • Debian 7
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 5
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 6
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 7
  • Ubuntu 12
  • Ubuntu 14
  • Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Windows Server 2012
  • Windows Server 2012 R2