Level 3 MPLS / IP VPN and Ethernet: What the Telecom Industry is Saying


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Take a look at what leading analysts from Frost & Sullivan, Nemertes Research, CALA Metro Ethernet Forum, and ATLANTIC-ACM are saying about our portfolio of MPLS / IP VPN and Ethernet services.

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Level 3 MPLS / IP VPN and Ethernet: What the Telecom Industry is Saying

  2. 2. INDUSTRY RECOGNITION FOR MPLS/IP VPN AND ETHERNET SERVICES AWARDED BY Frost & Sullivan WHAT IT’S ABOUT 2012 Competitive Strategy Leadership Award: The award is based on the findings of Frost & Sullivan’s Best Practices research, identifying industry leaders who have excelled in advancing specific technologies and services within the marketplace. The scorecard criteria include ability to execute competitive strategy, market share, brand positioning and positive customer satisfaction/value. WHAT THE ANALYSTS SAY “Level 3’s highly secure and managed converged IP solution, backed by best-in-class SLAs, is very attractive to today’s discerning enterprise customer looking for a managed network solution that enables business growth and enhances efficiency. The company’s MPLS/IP VPN solutions come with the security features and performance monitoring tools that ensure that customers can run their business-critical applications reliably and securely.” —Roopashree Honnachari, Program manager, Business Communication Services at Frost & Sullivan
  3. 3. AWARDED BY Nemertes Research WHAT IT’S ABOUT PilotHouse Award for “Top Provider” Carrier Ethernet Services: Recognizes the top rated carriers for two service provider classes – “Market Leader” and “Market Challenger.” The award is based on a survey of IT decision-makers rating eight providers of Ethernet services. Level 3 garnered the highest competitive score for all service provider classes. The scorecard criteria include industry leading technology, differentiated customer service and value. WHAT THE ANALYSTS SAY “Carrier Ethernet has emerged as a more robust and flexible alternative to traditional wide area network (WAN) services. Business users of Carrier Ethernet rated Level 3 Communications a 4.24 out of 5 for customer service, and 4.14 out of 5 for technology. Level 3’s stellar customer rating score moved them to the lead amongst all providers.” —Henry Svendblad, Principal analyst, Nemertes Research INDUSTRY RECOGNITION FOR MPLS/IP VPN AND ETHERNET SERVICES
  4. 4. AWARDED BY CALA Metro Ethernet Forum WHAT IT’S ABOUT Best Carrier Ethernet Business Application Award – Banking and Financial Services Sector: This MEF award is given to the Ethernet service provider in the Central and Latin American region with the highest cumulative score for Business Ethernet Services to an enterprise segment within the markets they serve. WHAT THE ANALYSTS SAY “This MEF Award recognizes Level 3’s partnership with its clients in the delivery of Carrier Ethernet services for application verticals. Level 3 was judged to have the most unique and innovative Carrier Ethernet business application in the Banking and Financial services sector in the CALA region. Level 3 continues to be a global leader in the deployment of Ethernet services to meet expanding enterprise demand.” —Kevin Vachon, Chief Operating Officer, Metro Ethernet Forum INDUSTRY RECOGNITION FOR MPLS/IP VPN AND ETHERNET SERVICES
  5. 5. AWARDED BY ATLANTIC-ACM WHAT IT’S ABOUT Carrier Excellence Awards for Business Connectivity – Brand and Network Performance: Honors carrier best-in-class distinction for key product and service categories based on approximately 3,800 individual carrier ratings. Level 3 won first-place awards in the Network Performance and Brand categories within the Large Service Provider Group. WHAT THE ANALYSTS SAY “Level 3’s two Best In Class awards in key categories reflect their continued effort to beat enterprise customer expectations where it counts, as our end-user surveys find that network performance is the most important criteria influencing purchasing decisions. Earning the award for top corporate image, along with strong network quality, indicates Level 3 is working hard to deliver high-quality service, responsibly.” —Judy Reed Smith, ATLANTIC-ACM CEO INDUSTRY RECOGNITION FOR MPLS/IP VPN AND ETHERNET SERVICES