Level 3 Wins 2014 MEF Ethernet Excellence Awards in Four Categories
Level 3 Communications, Inc. has been honored with the MEF Ethernet Excellence Awards in four categories. The MEF Ethernet Excellence Awards recognize services, technology, professional excellence and innovation in the worldwide Carrier Ethernet community.
These awards are presented annually to companies servicing North America, Asia-Pacific, Europe, and in the Caribbean and Latin America region, and are determined by a judging panel comprised of global and regional senior analysts from IDC, Infonetics, Vertical Systems, Gartner, Frost & Sullivan, Ovum, the Rayno Report and independent judges.
Level 3 took home the “Retail Service Provider of the Year” award for the Global, CALA and North American regions, as well as the “Wholesale Service Provider of the Year” award for North America. “Retail Service Provider of the Year” is given to the provider that best implements CE 2.0 retail services and other retail services, while “Wholesale Provider of the Year” is awarded to the provider that best implements Carrier Ethernet Access Services.
“We’d like to extend our congratulations to Level 3, which has continued to demonstrate a commitment to providing high-quality carrier Ethernet services to an increasing number of customers around the world,” said Nan Chen, president of the MEF. “More and more enterprises are realizing the value of a strong Ethernet infrastructure, and Level 3 is delivering that important infrastructure on a global scale. Level 3 also leads the world with 275 MEF Carrier Ethernet Certified Professionals in its organization.”
“Level 3 is proud to be recognized for our commitment to provide our customers with the global Ethernet reach and service options they need to best meet their communications needs,” saidAnthony Christie, chief marketing officer for Level 3. “We have a dedicated team of experts who develop business-critical network solutions for our enterprise customers, helping them grow their businesses faster in a secure and efficient networking environment.”