-- Company Launches Two Additional Points-of-Presence (PoPs) to Serve the Growing Connectivity, Network Redundancy and Cloud Access Demand of its Enterprise Customers
BROOMFIELD, Colorado, Jan. 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Level 3 Communications, Inc. (NYSE: LVLT) today announced it has launched two additional points-of-presence (PoPs) in Singapore to address the growing demand for enhanced network and cloud connectivity within the Southeast Asian business hub. The PoPs feature access to Level 3's global network and extensive portfolio of Internet protocol (IP), virtual private network (VPN), content delivery network (CDN), broadcast (Vyvx), cloud and collaboration solutions.
The Level 3 PoPs are co-located with leading data center provider facilities, Equinix SG1 20 Ayer Rajah Crescent and Global Switch 2 Tai Seng Avenue. These PoPs will provide enterprise customers additional diversity in Singapore to increase resilience and deliver high-availability network solutions needed to run mission-critical applications on a local to global basis.
"Singapore is home to more than 7,000 multi-national companies as well as the key telecom and data center hubs in the Asia-Pacific region," said Ricky Chau, vice president of the Asia Pacific Region for Level 3. "We are pleased to expand our presence in Singapore to help our multi-national customers deliver high-performance applications between their data centers, leading cloud services such as AWS and Microsoft Azure, and other important business locations in Singapore and across the world over the Level 3 network."
As customers' IT environments continue to evolve, a secure network solution is increasingly critical to running their businesses 24x7x365. By leveraging Level 3's network via the new PoPs, customers in Singapore and beyond have multiple, secure ways to connect to their offices with leading cloud and data center services using the VPN technology that best fits their desired network architecture, including MPLS/IPVPN, VPLS and EVPL. Through expanding its presence in Singapore, Level 3 is taking a critical step in helping solve the complexities and operational challenges for enterprises and service providers doing business in Singapore and the rest of the world.
About Level 3 Communications
Level 3 Communications, Inc. (NYSE: LVLT) is a Fortune 500 company that provides local, national and global communications services to enterprise, government and carrier customers. Level 3's comprehensive portfolio of secure, managed solutions includes fiber and infrastructure solutions; IP-based voice and data communications; wide-area Ethernet services; video and content distribution; data center and cloud-based solutions. Level 3 serves customers in more than 500 markets in over 60 countries across a global services platform anchored by owned fiber networks on three continents and connected by extensive undersea facilities. For more information, please visit www.level3.com or get to know us on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.
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Some statements made in this press release are forward-looking in nature and are based on management's current expectations or beliefs. These forward-looking statements are not a guarantee of performance and are subject to a number of uncertainties and other factors, many of which are outside Level 3's control, which could cause actual events to differ materially from those expressed or implied by the statements. Important factors that could prevent Level 3 from achieving its stated goals include, but are not limited to, the company's ability to: successfully integrate the tw telecom acquisition; manage risks associated with continued uncertainty in the global economy; increase revenue from its services to realize its targets for financial and operating performance; maintain and increase traffic on its network; develop and maintain effective business support systems; manage system and network failures or disruptions; avert the breach of its network and computer system security measures; develop new services that meet customer demands and generate acceptable margins; manage the future expansion or adaptation of its network to remain competitive; defend intellectual property and proprietary rights; manage continued or accelerated decreases in market pricing for communications services; obtain capacity for its network from other providers and interconnect its network with other networks on favorable terms; attract and retain qualified management and other personnel; successfully integrate future acquisitions; effectively manage political, legal, regulatory, foreign currency and other risks it is exposed to due to its substantial international operations; mitigate its exposure to contingent liabilities; and meet all of the terms and conditions of its debt obligations. Additional information concerning these and other important factors can be found within Level 3's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Statements in this press release should be evaluated in light of these important factors. Level 3 is under no obligation to, and expressly disclaims any such obligation to, update or alter its forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise.
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