Level 3 named Advanced Partner in Amazon Web Services Network

Tuesday April 19, 2016 0 comments Tags: Level 3, Broomfield, Brian Hoekelman, Amazon Web Services


BROOMFIELD -- Level 3 Communications, Inc. (NYSE: LVLT) today announced it has been named an Advanced Partner in the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Partner Network (APN) delivering AWS Direct Connect, a network service providing enterprises secure access to the AWS Cloud.Level_3_logoUSE

Level 3 Cloud Connect Solutions deliver secure and reliable dedicated network connections as part of Level 3's membership in the APN to bolster enterprise and public sector access to the AWS Cloud infrastructure and services.

Attaining Advanced Partner status in the APN further demonstrates Level 3's capabilities and expertise in delivering the secure, reliable and flexible solutions enterprises need today as they connect to AWS for their cloud-based business applications, the company said.

Level 3 provides cloud connectivity to more than 20 percent of Fortune 50 companies.

"We are proud to have achieved this level of partnership with AWS via the APN. Global enterprises rely on Level 3's Cloud Connect service to access AWS for safe, secure and high-performance connectivity to and from the AWS Cloud,” said Brian Hoekelman, Level 3’s VP of business and cloud ecosystem development.

“By working with Level 3, our customers benefit from the years of experience we've had developing unique networking solutions that make the cloud perform better. Level 3 is excited about our success working with AWS and promoting Direct Connect as a best practice in cloud adoption."

For more information on Level 3's advanced network and service offerings, visit www.level3.com.