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Level 3 Colombia Receives ISO 9001:2008 Quality Certification for its Housing Services
Certification of Two Data Centers: Colombia XV and Suba, Bogotá/Colombia

BOGOTA, Colombia, May 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Level 3 Colombia S.A, a subsidiary of Level 3 Communications, Inc. (NYSE: LVLT), received the International ISO 9001:2008 quality certification for its housing services provided in its two data centers in Bogotá (Colombia XV and Suba), Colombia. The certification is an internationally recognized standard for achieving quality and continuous improvement based on a Quality Management System.

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Key Facts:

  • This industry standard confirms the installation and release to production of the housing service in the area of Colombia is executed in a high quality manner.
  • Level 3 maintains an ongoing improvement and measurement process program for its housing service.
  • This worldwide quality management certification confirms Level 3's commitment to maintaining the highest level of data centers services management and processes to meet or exceed international standards.
  • Level 3 operates three data centers in Colombia, two in Bogotá and one in Cali, and more than 360 worldwide.
  • Recently, Level 3 in Colombia also received the ISO 9001:2008 quality certification for its network management and administration services.
  • Level 3's data centers host both Level 3's and customers' IT environments.
  • Level 3's global data center footprint has direct connectivity to its more than 330,000 km of fiber network and metro market reach in more than 60 countries.
  • Level 3 data centers are managed on-site by a team of specialized technicians.

About the Certification:

  • The ISO 9001:2008 norm is an international standard that confirms and underscores the commitment of Level 3 Colombia S.A. to optimize its housing services in its data centers.
  • The certification was approved after an extensive audit of data center processes and infrastructure conducted by TÜV Rheinland Colombia S.A.S, a provider of technical, safety and certification services.
  • TÜV Rheinland evaluated various quality controls applied to the services and infrastructure of those data centers.

Key Quote:

Gabriel del Campo, Regional Vice President of Data Centers and Security, Level 3 Latin America
"This certification is a testament to the quality of the processes and products offered through our data centers.  Our customers can be confident in knowing Level 3 is committed to continuous improvement and maintaining the highest level of quality they have come to expect from us. Our certification represents just one of the many steps we are taking to provide IT management and advanced network services to our customers."

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 or get to know us on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.

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Forward-Looking Statement
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