Level 3 Communications, Inc. operates as an international facilities-based provider of a range of integrated communications services. Service Offerings Core Network Services Internet Protocol (IP) and Data Services Data services include Internet services, virtual private network (VPN), content delivery network (CDN), media delivery, Vyvx broadcast service and managed services. Internet Services: The company offers wholesale and content provider customers with high speed access to the Internet through one of the largest international Internet backbones. Access to the Internet is enabled through interconnection among the company’s customers across its network, as well as interconnections with other Internet service provider ‘peers’. The service is available stand-alone or in conjunction with managed services offerings, such as Managed Router where the company deploys and manages a router that is on the customer premise or the company’s network-based distributed denial of service (DDoS) mitigation, which protects the company’s business customers from Internet based DDoS attacks. VPN Service: Built on the company’s optical transport network, it offers customers the ability to create private point-to-point, point-to-multipoint, and full-mesh networks based on IP VPN, virtual private LAN service, Ethernet virtual private line or MultiProtocol Label Switching VPN technologies. These services allow service providers, enterprises and government entities to replace multiple networks with a single solution that simplifies the transmission of voice, video, and data through a single or converged network. These services are used for service provider and corporate data and voice networks, data center networking, disaster recovery and out-of-region or redundant customer connectivity for other service providers. VPN services are sold stand-alone or in conjunction with the company’s managed services offerings. Level 3 Ethernet Services or E-Services: Provide customers with data intensive networks. Level 3 E-Services includes E-Line and E-Access. Level 3 E-Line service is a Layer 2 point-to-point and point-to-multipoint data service for enterprise network connectivity (Ports 100Mb-10Gb, EVC 2Mb to 6Gb). Level 3 E-Access service is a Layer 2 Carrier Grade Ethernet network-to-network interface to enable service providers, such as carriers, data centers and cloud providers to resell Level 3 Ethernet services to their enterprise customers. Level 3 E-Line Service with Adaptive Network Control offers secure, high availability and scalable network connections with bandwidth making it ideal for providing high-speed connections among corporate headquarters, data centers and other business locations worldwide to migrate legacy networks and equipment to Ethernet, expand existing WANs and get new applications online faster. Adaptive Network Control provides added capabilities that are layered on to network services to provide control of applications traffic traversing your metro or wide area network. Enhanced Management is real time visibility of network performance metrics to assist planning, trouble shooting and fine tuning your network for optimal performance. Available for all managed locations and backed by service level agreements. Dynamic Bandwidth Capacity, which is the ability to make real-time bandwidth adjustments through the company’s MyPortal customer portal to address fluctuating traffic demands. CDN Services The company’s CDN services combine its IP network, Gateway facilities and patented technology that directs a requestor or end user to the best location or server cluster in its network to retrieve the requested content based on location and network conditions. The company’s CDN service provides customers with improved performance, economics, and reach for their Web applications. The company’s caching and download services provide efficient http delivery of large files, such as video, software, security patches, audio and graphics to mass audiences. The company’s streaming service could be used to deliver high performance streams, either live or on-demand, to end users using major pro
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