Business-Cloud – CenturyLink continues acquisition trail

CenturyLink has had a busy December, they have announced the acquisition of Cognilytics, a Big Data and predictive analytics specialist. Earlier this week they announced the acquisition of DataGardens the cloud DRaaS (Disaster Recovery as a Service) provider. While these are not massive purchases and no financials have been disclosed yet it may signal the end of the flirtation that CenturyLink had with Rackspace in September, valued at $23.6bn (Source: Forbes) but the bid was rejected by Rackspace.

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