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 services that include Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3), Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) and AWS GovCloud.

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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.

  • Dedicated Connections
    • Full 1Gbps & 10Gbps Ethernet ports
    • Full burstable port with bandwidth commitments as low as 50Mbps
    • Supports multiple VLANs/VRFs
  • Hosted Connections
    • Virtual ports from 50Mbps up to 500Mbps
    • Single VLAN/VRF per virtual port
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
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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.

Learn more about AWS at http://aws.amazon.com/.
Learn more about AWS Direct Connect at http://aws.amazon.com/directconnect/.
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AWS GovCloud connectivity available at all five U.S. AWS Direct Connect locations.