BROOMFIELD, Colo. -- To stay ahead of the everchanging global threat landscape, enterprises are transitioning from traditional, premises-based security measures to next-generation solutions that both simplify and bolster their defences. With the volume and sophistication of cybersecurity threats at an all-time high, Level 3 Communications, Inc. (NYSE: LVLT) is expanding its cloud-based, next-generation Adaptive Network Security footprint to new regions and additional gateways around the world. Businesses operating in Asia Pacific and Africa can now access the global, network-based firewall service.
Adaptive Network Security is a cloud-based security solution that combines next-generation firewalling capabilities – including intrusion defence systems and intrusion protection systems, anti-malware sandboxing, data loss protection, URL and web content filtering and application awareness and control – with the ability for customers to bring their own bandwidth to support a number of hybrid-networking scenarios.
Chris Richter, SVP of Global Managed Security Services for Level 3
"While the threat landscape continues to evolve, enterprises are seeing the cost and complexity of security solutions continue to rise. Level 3's expansion of Adaptive Network Security marks the next step in delivering adaptive networking solutions to break the hardware dependency cycle and reduce the administrative burden of trying to stay ahead of bad actors. Global businesses can leverage Adaptive Network Security for the latest security technology to keep their networks and workforces secure while they focus on what matters most to their business."
Level 3 Communications Inc. (NYSE: LVLT)