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Press Release -- January 7th, 2016
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Faction Leverages Level 3 Communications’ Private Connectivity to Improve Performance, Security and Flexibility for Enterprises and Channel Partners

Level 3 Cloud Connect Solutions Will Be Available at Three Faction Cloud Locations

Denver, CO – January 7, 2016Faction, an enterprise-class Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) cloud provider offering hybrid and multi-cloud solutions, will feature Level 3® Cloud Connect Solutions at three of its cloud locations: Denver, Chicago and New York/New Jersey. Level 3 will be a preferred network provider underlying Faction’s Layer 2 Direct Connect offering, a patented service that allows customers to plug in their network, as is, into Faction’s cloud without time-consuming redesigns of subnets or topologies. Using Layer 2 networking, Faction Direct Connect delivers time-savings for speedy, simple interconnection of customers’ public, private and on-premise resources onto one private global network.

Level 3 Cloud Connect Solutions deliver private connectivity to cloud providers, such as Faction. A private, dedicated connection from Level 3 enables enterprises to realize the scalability, efficiency and flexibility of the cloud without compromising performance, productivity or revenue. In addition to private connectivity, Level 3 offers the ability to quickly add or change connections between WANs and public, private and hybrid cloud resources within Level 3’s ecosystem of cloud services and data centers, as well as on-demand bandwidth capabilities and enhanced network reporting through its Adaptive Network Control Solutions.

“Faction is the de facto standard for hybrid and multi-cloud environments, which makes it extremely suited for service providers,” states Luke Norris, CEO of Faction, Inc.  “Our hybrid mentality is one of the reasons we selected Level 3 Cloud Connect Solutions, as we can easily deliver mission critical applications between customer premise and among multiple cloud locations quickly and reliably. Most importantly, we can provide improved security and flexibility to our customer ecosystem.”

For more information on Faction, please visit http://www.factioninc.com.

To learn more about Level 3 Cloud Connect Solutions, visit http://www.level3.com/en/solutions/cloud-connect/.

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About Faction

Faction is an enterprise-class IaaS cloud service provider offering private, public, & hybrid cloud solutions through channel partners. Faction supplies cloud the way its partners and customers want it with extreme performance, deep control, and broad customization capabilities. FACTION is 100% channel-driven, as it never competes with Channel Partners and provides the services, tools and expertise that result in value for customers. With cloud nodes across the United States and in Europe (Seattle, Santa Clara, Denver, Chicago, Atlanta, New Jersey, New York, and the United Kingdom), Faction offers both Cisco UCS and Open Compute platforms, is a Platinum-level NetApp Service Provider, and is VMware vCloud® Powered. Join Faction. Become a Reseller Today. www.factioninc.com or (855) 532-4734. Follow us on Twitter (@FactionInc) and LinkedIn
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