Level 3 Connects Fiber Optic Network Directly to Tech Vault’s Data Center

June 15, 2010 by  

Hosting ToolboxBROOMFIELD, CO – Level 3 Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: LVLT) today announced that it has signed an agreement with Tech Vault, Inc., a colocation data center located in South Burlington, Vt., to connect Level 3’s fiber optic network directly to Tech Vault’s data center and provide Dedicated Internet Access (DIA) services.

Under terms of the agreement, Level 3 is providing a ringed Synchronous Optical Networking (SONET) diverse entrance to the new data center. Additionally, Level 3 will begin offering 100 megabyte DIA service solutions starting in July.

“Level 3’s network and fiber assets offer a next-generation efficiency that is vital to our facilities,” said Robert Stewart, vice president of IT at Tech Vault. “As the industry continues to adopt solutions that enable high-speed connections and redundancy, we are delighted that working with Level 3 enables us to provide those solutions.”

“Mid-market enterprises are increasingly reliant upon network operators and data centers to provide fast, secure communications solutions to support their business objectives,” said Jeff Tench, president of Level 3’s Business Markets. “Level 3 is committed to offering our enterprise customers a local approach and best-in-class experience, and providing a direct fiber connection to one of Vermont’s premier data centers illustrates this in a significant way.”

Level 3’s Business Markets Group leverages the power of the company’s extensive fiber-optic network, metro assets, and a locally-focused sales and sales support organization to deliver world-class services to enterprise customers and service providers throughout the United States.

About Level 3 Communications
Level 3 Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: LVLT) is a leading international provider of fiber-based communications services. Enterprise, content, wholesale and government customers rely on Level 3 to deliver services with an industry-leading combination of scalability and value over an end-to-end fiber network. Level 3 offers a portfolio of metro and long-haul services, including transport, data, Internet, content delivery and voice. For more information, visit

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