Press for XIR/Growth

In the first quarter of this year, while Chinese demand for copper, aluminum and nickel helped the London Metals Exchange’s index of prices rise to a 4% gain, the minerals price index for EVE went in the opposite direction, dropping by 1.8% over the same period.

Level 3 Communications (News - Alert), Inc., has announced the expansion of its relationship with CCP Games. Live online streaming of this game will be provided by Level 3 Communications, under the expanded terms of the contract.  Selecting an Industry-Standard Metric for Data Center Efficiency Learn more, download free white paper.

Level 3 Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: LVLT) today announced it has expanded its relationship with massively multiplayer online gaming (MMOG) company CCP Games and is providing live online streaming of the company’s in-game online tournament, the EVE Online Alliance Tournament VIII, during the month of June.

The online science fiction game universe EVE Online is moving into new space in its existing data center in London, where game operator CCP Games has deployed a 12-cabinet cluster of servers. The new deployment will house the Tranquility (TQ) cluster, which powers the EVE Universe of more than 330,000 players (except for Chinese users, who play on the separate Serenity cluster).