1. Level 3 Communications Releases New SaaS Network Security Solution
5/30/2016 10:02:15 AM
Level 3 Communications Releases New SaaS Network Security Solution
Anti-Malware,Data Loss Protection,Network Security
App Developer Magazine

Level 3 Communications Releases New SaaS Network Security Solution

Stuart Parkerson Stuart Parkerson in Security Monday, May 30, 2016

Level 3 Communications has the launched the Enterprise Security Gateway (ESG) platform, a new cloud-based SaaS network security solution. The platform uses Level 3's network to provide carrier agnostic, network-based security protection.

ESG utilizes Level 3's global IP backbone capacity, more than 42 Terabits per second (Tbps), and interconnection agreements to access security tools hosted in gateways. ESG offers multiple carrier-class security services, including anti-malware with sandboxing, data loss protection, application awareness and enforcement and next-generation firewall. Companies can select the individual security controls within the gateways they need.

Platform functionality includes:

- Through Level 3's customer portal, users can view their entire ESG ecosystem, enabling access to a multitude of reports and gateway performance metrics.

- ESG is an adaptive solution enterprises can use to offset costs and reduce capital investments as security spending costs continue to increase globally. 

- Simplifies management of firewalls and security controls.

- Around-the-clock protection as customers have access to Level 3's 24/7 Security Operations Centers and professionals.

- Decreasing operational complexity to make the most of lean security teams.

- A flexible environment to enable users to add new controls on demand.

- Scalable deployment of security solutions around the globe.

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