LITTLETON, Colo., Aug. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- tw telecom inc. (NASDAQ: TWTC) a leading global provider of managed services, including Business Ethernet, converged and IP VPN solutions for enterprises throughout the U.S. and world-wide, today announced its continued leading market share performance among competitive service providers. Vertical Systems Group, a leading industry analyst, recognized tw telecom's leadership performance in its mid-year 2012 U.S. Business Ethernet Services Leaderboard as one of the top 3 providers delivering business Ethernet services.
"Business Ethernet is the foundation of our network strength, resiliency and reach," said Mike Rouleau, Senior Vice President – Strategy and Business Development at tw telecom. "It is the platform for our new Intelligent Network services that deliver CIOs immediate, real-time visibility and control of their network. The power and flexibility of Business Ethernet resonates with our Enterprise customer base and enables us to broadly deploy services to 10 Gigabit Ethernet today, and delivering metro 100 Gigabit Ethernet tomorrow. All to meet their growing needs for applications driven bandwidth."
"New value-added service enhancements and improved network quality fueled the solid growth many Ethernet providers experienced in the first half of this year," said Rick Malone, principal at Vertical Systems Group. "Additionally, our research clearly indicates rising demand for Ethernet access focused on connectivity to private clouds for data center hosting. We expect to see increased deployments of these configurations, which could have an impact on Ethernet share results as early as year-end 2012."tw telecom's national resilient fiber network and infrastructure connects approximately 16,500 commercial buildings across the country to enable a secure, scalable and predictable networking experience for a large and growing number of enterprises worldwide. For more information, please visit www.twtelecom.com