Press Release Summary:
Working with Blue Jeans Network, cloud-based video conferencing service is engineered for usability and seamless applicability across any video platform. This, combined with ability to operate withoutÂ requiring any dedicated IT staff or hardware investment,Â removes traditional barriers to integrated video conferencing. Solution operates off of reservation-less model, enabling on-demand video communication regardless of platform.
Original Press Release:
New Cloud-based Video Conferencing Solution Simplifies Enterprise Communications
Level 3 Works with Blue Jeans Network to Provide Next-generation Video Service that is Easy to Use Across Any Video Collaboration Platform
BROOMFIELD, Colo. – Level 3 Communications, Inc. (NYSE: LVLT) today announced a new cloud-based video conferencing solution to boost productivity and improve the bottom line for enterprises through enhanced collaboration capabilities. Working with Blue Jeans Network, the new video conferencing service is engineered to be seamless and easy to use across any video platform, removing the traditional barriers to integrated video conferencing.
There is a growing market demand for a simple, integrated video conferencing solution that will work seamlessly across multiple video platforms - from dedicated telepresence rooms to individual video-enabled applications and mobile devices. Additionally, growing use of video for remote collaboration is increasing network bandwidth demands and making implementations more complex.
Level 3's cloud-based solution eliminates this complexity, enhancing its already comprehensive collaboration services portfolio. The new solution operates without the need of dedicated IT staff and improves efficiency while avoiding the traditional costs associated with video conferencing implementation. There is no hardware investment necessary, and it operates off of a reservation-less model, enabling on-demand video communication regardless of the platform.
"The rapid emergence of personal video capabilities among Internet-connected desktop and mobile devices, coupled with the increasing enterprise demand for traditional video-conferencing capabilities, has created a new and unique market for an 'any-to-any,' ubiquitous video conferencing service," said Bruno Zerbib, Level 3's vice president of Product Management. "This new solution demonstrates our focus on global enterprises, passion for reliability and overall commitment to providing a superior customer experience. We're excited to work with Blue Jeans to add this new offering to our collaboration product portfolio and believe that we are uniquely positioned to address the diverse and complex collaborative needs of distributed organizations."
"Easy-to-use, accessible video collaboration services provide customers with a level of flexibility and interoperability that needs to be the new standard of enterprise communications," said Krish Ramakrishnan, CEO and co-founder of Blue Jeans Network. "Market interest in these unified video solutions continues to be strong, and we are pleased to be working with Level 3 as part of its enhanced service capabilities and continued dedication to increasing service reliability and customer satisfaction."
For more information on Level 3's advanced collaboration services portfolio, visit http://www.level3.com/en/resource-library/brochure/collaboration-overview/.
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 55 countries over 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.
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