Level 3 enhances Virginia Commonwealth University's campus network

Level 3 (Nasdaq: LVLT) is taking its IP experience to the university classroom via a five year contract to provide high-speed Internet Protocol (HSIP) and Ethernet private line (EPL) services to Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU).

With over 32,000 students and 18,000 employees, Richmond, Va.-based VCU, which is known for its research and development capabilities, has a lot of constituents that need higher speed connectivity.

Deployed at its Computer Center in Richmond, VCU leverage Level 3's HSIP and EPL services to satisfy the growing bandwidth needs of its students and employees.  

"Level 3's expansive network services enable us to meet the rising demand for bandwidth among our student body, creating greater efficiency among our campus networks and opening our students to a world of information," said William Jones, network architect for VCU.

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