The Metro Ethernet Forum has recently recognized Level 3 Communications (News - Alert), Inc. with the prestigious "Best Carrier Ethernet Business Application Award – Caribbean and Latin America."
Level 3 Communications, Inc. is a premier provider of local, national and global communications services to enterprise, government and carrier customers. Its 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; and data center and cloud-based solutions.
Officials at MEF (News - Alert) confirmed that the company was chosen as the winner of "Best Carrier Ethernet Business Application Award" for offering the most unique and innovative business Ethernet services to the enterprise segment.
"Level 3 has been developing Carrier Ethernet solutions in Latin America for almost a decade, always remaining at the forefront of that technology," explained Carlos Canale, Level 3's Data Transport and Infrastructure vice president for Latin America, in a statement. "Today, Ethernet products have evolved for high capacity and outstanding service quality. We are proud to receive this award, which represents recognition from the industry, acknowledging Level 3's focus on addressing customers' business needs with a consultative approach and a broad Ethernet portfolio."
For its award entry, Level 3 and its customer, one of the world's largest banking and financial services organizations, jointly presented the Ethernet business solution deployed to support this customer's connectivity throughout Brazil.
The MEF is a global industry alliance that consists of more than 200 organizations including telecommunications service providers, cable MSOs, network equipment/software manufacturers, semiconductors vendors and testing organizations.
In related TMC (News - Alert) news, Level 3 Communications has entered into an agreement with Grupo Elektra to help strengthen and improve the security, reliability and efficiency of Grupo Elektra's communications.
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Edited by Rich Steeves