BROOMFIELD, Colo., Aug. 3, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Level 3 Communications (NYSE: LVLT) today announced the General Services Administration (GSA) has awarded its wholly-owned subsidiary, Level 3 Communications, LLC a multiple-year competitive contract known as Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions (EIS). The contract allows Level 3 to offer telecommunications solutions to support the GSA's goal of providing federal agencies access to a broad range of domestic and international network services.
EIS is a comprehensive solution-based vehicle to address all aspects of federal agency information technology telecommunications and infrastructure requirements.
EIS is the follow-on contract vehicle for Networx, WITS3, and the Local Telecommunications Services contracts, and has a period of performance of 15 years.
EIS is the first contract to implement the Network Services 2020 (NS2020) strategy.
More than 300 U.S. government departments and agencies rely on Level 3's consultative approach to help meet complex network requirements.
Level 3 provides critical networking support to civilian agencies, the Department of Defense, systems integrators, state/local government agencies and educational/research institutions.
Key Quote: David Young, Regional Vice President, Level 3's Government Markets Group "EIS provides access to a wide range of telecommunications services needed for government agencies to transform their IT infrastructure – which is critical in this ever-evolving digital age. Now agencies will continue to have access to Level 3's services, helping them modernize, future-proof and protect their technology to better address the critical needs of their teams and clients."
Level 3 will offer a variety of services, Including:
Managed Services, including security
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Content Delivery Network (CDN)
Level 3's EIS Team Members: Hughes Network Systems, General Dynamics Information Technology, Presidio, Ciracom, JHC Technology, By Light Professional IT Services LLC, Comcast, 8x8, Communications Services Incorporated (CSI), Concert Technologies, Global Com, Computer World Services, Manage Mobility, MountChor, The First Choice, VAZATA and World Wide Technology (WWT).
About Level 3 Communications Level 3 Communications, Inc. (NYSE: LVLT) is a Fortune 500 company that provides local, national and global communications services to enterprise, government and carrier customers. Level 3's comprehensive portfolio of secure, managed solutions includes fiber and infrastructure solutions; IP-based voice and data communications; wide-area Ethernet services; video and content distribution; data center and cloud-based solutions. Level 3 serves customers in more than 500 markets in over 60 countries across a global services platform anchored by owned fiber networks on three continents and connected by extensive undersea facilities. For more information, please visit www.level3.com or get to know us on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.
Forward-Looking Statement Some statements made in this press release are forward-looking in nature and are based on management's current expectations or beliefs. These forward-looking statements are not a guarantee of performance and are subject to a number of uncertainties and other factors, many of which are outside Level 3's control, which could cause actual events to differ materially from those expressed or implied by the statements. Important factors that could prevent Level 3 from achieving its stated goals include, but are not limited to, the company's ability to: successfully integrate the tw telecom acquisition; manage risks associated with continued uncertainty in the global economy; increase revenue from its services to realize its targets for financial and operating performance; maintain and increase traffic on its network; develop and maintain effective business support systems; manage system and network failures or disruptions; avert the breach of its network and computer system security measures; develop new services that meet customer demands and generate acceptable margins; manage the future expansion or adaptation of its network to remain competitive; defend intellectual property and proprietary rights; manage continued or accelerated decreases in market pricing for communications services; obtain capacity for its network from other providers and interconnect its network with other networks on favorable terms; attract and retain qualified management and other personnel; successfully integrate future acquisitions; effectively manage political, legal, regulatory, foreign currency and other risks it is exposed to due to its substantial international operations; mitigate its exposure to contingent liabilities; and meet all of the terms and conditions of its debt obligations. Additional information concerning these and other important factors can be found within Level 3's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Statements in this press release should be evaluated in light of these important factors. Level 3 is under no obligation to, and expressly disclaims any such obligation to, update or alter its forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise.