Connect to the Cloud Effortlessly and Securely Amazon Web Services (AWS) is part of the Level 3 Cloud Connect Solutions ecosystem. As part of the AWS Partner Network (APN) that supports AWS Direct Connect, Level 3 provides network connections to improve enterprise access to AWS’s cloud computing platform and services.
Level 3 is connected to more AWS Direct Connect locations globally than any other network service provider. We can help your business access Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3) and Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) from anywhere around the world.
BUSINESS BENEFITS The combination of Level 3 Cloud Connect Solutions and AWS Direct Connect provides enterprises with:
Improved Application Performance – Deliver important cloud-based business applications more quickly and without interruption with Level 3’s low-latency, highly redundant network
Global Security – Safely run your business applications and move sensitive information between public and private clouds using Level 3 Cloud Connect Solutions’ private network connections and security services
Ultimate Flexibility – Establish and change multiple private connections to public and private cloud resources easily and scale quickly
Reduced Costs – Avoid big upfront capital expenditures, take advantage of shared infrastructure and only pay for what you use
Expert Network Design – Collaborate with the Level 3 Solutions Architect Team to design a custom, highly efficient network
TECHNICAL FEATURES/ CAPABILITIES AWS Direct Connect works with all AWS services that are accessible over the Internet.
Standard Ethernet hand-off
Speeds from 1 Mbps to 10 Gbps
Port speed/interface to AWS has to be a GigE
Dedicated and Hosted connections available
These Cloud Connect services work with AWS Direct Connect:
Level 3® Ethernet Private Line Service
Ethernet over Level 3® Wavelengths Service
Level 3® Ethernet Virtual Private Line Service
Level 3® Virtual Private LAN Service
Level 3® MPLS/ IP VPN Service
LEVEL 3 CLOUD CONNECT SOLUTIONS Level 3 Cloud Connect Solutions offer a private network ecosystem that can connect your enterprise with leading cloud and data center providers around the world. They can provide improved application performance as well as security and flexibility, which allow you to realize all the benefits of the cloud without compromising productivity or revenue.
AWS DIRECT CONNECT AWS Direct Connect lets enterprises establish a private network connection between your network and an AWS Direct Connect location, which can reduce your network costs, increase bandwidth throughput, and provide a more consistent network experience than Internet-based connections.