Yesterday (on May 14, 2012), Level 3 Communications
, the leading provider of international fiber-based communication services and Content Delivery Network solutions, announced
that it had expanded its network reach and data center capacity across 14 data centers that the Company manages in the Latin America region.
As part of this expansion, Level 3 not only added new hosting, backup and storage services, but also added various security and storage management tools in its Argentina, Brazil, Ecuador, Chile, Peru and Colombia based data centers. Level 3 mentioned that its Brazil and Chile data centers are certified by SAS 70 Type II, whereas its Argentina data centers have achieved ISO 9001 for housing, firewall and Anti-Virus Anti-Spam (AVAS), Advanced Security Testing (AST). Apart from its hosting, storage, backup and security services, these data centers will also provide its standard virtual hosting services and cloud solutions.
Level 3 mentioned that with Internet services expanding in Latin America the demand of its services have increased and the recent expansion completes Level 3’s first phase of implementing security and processing platforms for supporting Level 3’s virtual and dynamic infrastructure in the Latin America region.