Company: Savvis (a CenturyLink company)
Why they have a shot: Coming from the managed services side of the cloud, Savvis has built a broad, multi-tiered IaaS portfolio under its Symphony moniker with a particular emphasis on security features and supporting mission critical cloud applications. Savvis has a broad reach with data centers across the globe. Savvis is also one of the few hosting companies that has opened its managed hosting portal to its cloud-only customers, and, consequently has a very comprehensive set of management and monitoring features for its public cloud customers.
High-profile customer: First Church of Christ, Scientist