Level 3 Communications

Level 3 Communications is a global communications provider headquartered in Broomfield, Colo. The company builds, operates, and maintains a global network to deliver managed solutions for enterprises, carriers, and governments, including fiber-based infrastructure and data center solutions, IP-based voice and data communications, video and content distribution, security solutions, and cloud-based data center services. Level 3 services customers in more than 60 countries spanning six continents.

Our Website: http://www.level3.com/

Latest Content From Level 3 Communications

Whitepaper: Driving Your Cloud Strategy with Private Network Solutions

by Level 3 CommunicationsMay 07, 2015

There is no understating the impact of security and network connectivity on today's cloud environments. Yes, clouds can scale, expedite processing, and reduce costs, but they also incur risks associated with multi-tenancy, availability, and access control. How users connect to the cloud is vital because not only are security risks non-negotiable, but performance, flexibility, and reliability are critical as well, which leads to a heavy emphasis on combining strong security with private network

Whitepaper: Developing a Network Infrastructure to Support Cloud Computing

by Level 3 CommunicationsMay 01, 2015

The appetite for businesses and their IT departments to move toward cloud computing seems insatiable. You're unlikely to find an IT organization that hasn't at least explored cloud computing, and there isn't an IT vendor around that doesn't offer cloud-based products or services. Cloud computing comes in many different flavors - software as a service, infrastructure as a service, and platform as a service, for starters - that it seems to have something for everyone.

There is no

Whitepaper: Executive Brief: Mission Critical Apps in the Cloud and New Connectivity Challenges

by Level 3 CommunicationsMay 01, 2015

Businesses of all shapes and sizes have been creating innovative and valuable resources and services in the cloud. From entertainment and retailers to financial services and healthcare, companies in almost every industry have been using cloud infrastructure to deliver richer, higher quality services to their business and retail customers while reducing costs.

Read this paper to learn more about how:
Organizations that are considering a cloud initiative need to closely consider

Whitepaper: Executive Brief: Efficient Cloud Connectivity Ensures Optimal Cloud Computing

by Level 3 CommunicationsMay 01, 2015

For several years now, retail, media/ entertainment, financial services, and other consumer businesses have been delivering valuable services using the cloud. From websites to mobile apps, these companies have been using the public Internet and cloud-based services like Web hosting and content delivery networks (CDNs) to deliver both the front-end customer experience and the back-end processing and functions to scale more quickly, improve performance, eliminate capital expenditures, and reduce

Whitepaper: Why a Network-based Security Solution is Better than Using Point Solutions Architectures

by Level 3 CommunicationsMay 01, 2015

As security requirements and cyber threats keep evolving, network-based security that relies on monitoring command and control servers, suspect sites and IP addresses, and Netflow sessions, as well as looking for unusual activity, brings many benefits. In particular, network-based security offers enhanced protection against the growing number of unknown threats that are hard to block when using customer premises equipment (CPE) point solutions. Such solutions have the added disadvantage of being

Whitepaper: Cybersecurity - You're Already Compromised

by Level 3 CommunicationsMay 01, 2015

Corporate spending on IT security reached a record $71 billion in 2014. This represents an 8% increase over 2013, and it's predicted to increase another 8% in 2015. With an accelerated increase in spending on cybersecurity, year over year, you would think companies are winning the battle against cybercriminals - but they're not. Virus infections, network penetrations, and data breaches continue at alarming rates, and with greater consequence.

It's becoming clear that throwing

Infographic: The Top Five Security Threats to Your Business

by Level 3 CommunicationsMay 01, 2015

Cyber security breaches are more common now than they have ever been. While they don't all make news headlines, they affect numerous businesses every single day. What exactly are these threats? How are they carried out and how can they impact business? The Level 3 Advanced Threat Intelligence team has identified the top five most common security threats that you should know about. Download this infographic to find out more.

Whitepaper: Secure Pipes: Changing the Expectation of Your Internet Service Providers

by Level 3 CommunicationsMay 01, 2015

The Internet was a 20th century blessing, and one which continues to provide transformational benefits in the 21st century. The Internet is no less significant in transforming the world economy than the sextant or steam engine. However, the benefit of the Internet has brought with it a dark side; a side that is regularly illuminated by high profile data breaches, whose names include Home Depot, Target and RSA. The reality of today's Internet is that cyber threats are becoming increasingly

Whitepaper: Secure Cloud Networking

by Level 3 CommunicationsOct 15, 2014

Secure cloud networking; learn how the biggest barrier to moving to the cloud - security - can be overcome by utilizing the right network connectivity and security bundles.

Whitepaper: The Best Defense is a Good Offense: What Questions Should You Ask Your MSSP?

by Level 3 CommunicationsOct 15, 2014

Finding the resources or the right managed security services provider (MSSP) to address the evolving cyber-security landscape can be challenging. Learn more.