Revenue in the enterprise markets-network segment, which works with enterprise and government customers, grew 5.7 percent over the prior year period to $671 million.
Recurring revenue grew 4.5 percent year-over-year, representing the fourth straight sequential quarter of recurring revenue growth, CenturyLink said.
Strategic revenue increased 7.8 percent over the prior year period to $346 million and the company attributed the increase to high-bandwidth services such as MPLS and Ethernet.
Within the enterprise markets-data hosting segment, including Savvis, operating revenue increased 12.7 percent over the prior year period to $292 million.
Colocation revenue grew 9.6 percent to $114 million and managed hosting revenue grew 21.2 percent to $120 million, including $13 million from Savvis’ October 2012 acquisition of Ciber Inc.’s (NYSE: CBR) global information technology outsourcing business.