Level 3 announces a new service with automated DDoS mitigation of attacks up to 4.5 terabits per second.

February 12, 2015

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BROOMFIELD, Colo. -- As the fight for a safe and secure Internet intensifies around the world, Level 3 Communications, Inc. (NYSE: LVLT) enhances its managed security portfolio with a new tool for enterprises looking to safeguard their critical data and systems, Level 3sm DDoS Mitigation Service. The differentiated service provides protection closer to the network edge, saving customers time and money when it matters most – in the face of an attack.

“Level 3 has continued to listen to our customers to help them securely grow their business and provide solutions that help them efficiently solve the challenges they face today,” said Anthony Christie, chief marketing officer at Level 3. “This announcement underscores not only our customer commitment but also our ability to change the way enterprises think about security, offering them a new layer of protection.”

The combination of Level 3’s expansive network which provides extensive attack traffic visibility and the service’s ability to work on both Level 3 and on third-party networks provides a clear differentiator in the marketplace for customers. The vast level of visibility comes from the company’s Content Delivery Network (CDN), IP and Domain Name System (DNS) networks. The addition of Level 3’s threat analysis capabilities and managed security services enable it to assist enterprises in building a strong security posture to address today’s complex threat landscape.

Level 3 Communications Inc. (NYSE: LVLT)

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