Level 3 opens Latin American DDoS scrubbing center in São Paulo

Level 3 Communications, Inc. (NYSE: LVLT) has opened its first Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) scrubbing center in São Paulo, the company said.

The new scrubbing center signifies an expansion in the company´s security service functionality for Latin America and the availability of additional dedicated security personnel for the region. Customers will benefit from improved network performance and reduced network latency from the expansion.

Level 3´s security solutions provide layers of defense through enhanced network routing, rate limiting and filtering that can be paired with advanced network-based detection and mitigation scrubbing center solutions. All of Level 3´s security solutions benefit from the global threat intelligence derived from the company´s expansive view of the threat landscape. The opening of the São Paulo scrubbing center arrives on the heels of the launch of Level 3´s European Security Operations Center, located in London. In 2016, Level 3 will continue to expand its global security offerings and functionality.

Level 3 Communications provides local, national and global communications services to enterprise, government and carrier customers. Its 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.