June 12, 2013
Sentinel Data Centers today announced that
(NASDAQ: TWTC), a leading national provider of network services including Business Ethernet, converged and IP VPN solutions for enterprises in
and throughout the U.S., will extend its network into Sentinel's NC-1 data center. The fiber extension will expand Sentinel users' options for regional and national network connectivity to and through the facility.
"We are excited that an industry leader like
is extending its fiber network and award-winning offerings into our NC-1 data center," said Sentinel Data Centers Co-President
. "This relationship with
expands our roster of top tier network providers and further differentiates our NC-1 facility as the only carrier-neutral, enterprise-class data center in the region."
"With its enterprise focus, Sentinel's NC-1 facility is truly unique in
, Vice President and General Manager for
in Raleigh. "The large enterprise companies in Sentinel's data centers are the types of clients we serve every day and that require the secure, scalable, and predictable network connectivity between their offices that our Business Ethernet network delivers. In concert with our national network,
's North Carolina Regional Fiber Network enables customers to reach Sentinel's NC-1 facility easily and cost effectively from other
cities, such as
, to support disparate data center applications and business continuity strategies. We look forward to working with Sentinel in their
data center to make this facility a model of success."
joins a rapidly expanding roster of network providers in the NC-1 facility. As a carrier-neutral, enterprise-class data center, Sentinel's NC-1 facility offers potential tenants a wide diversity of providers from which to choose, insuring flexibility and price competitiveness.
Construction on the NC-1 facility started in late 2012. The first phase will be commissioned this month. The 420,000-square-foot facility is
first large-footprint, multi-tenant data center. The facility provides large-enterprise users with dedicated, secure, customizable suites for locating IT infrastructure.
Sentinel Data Centers, LLC, is a leading owner, developer and operator of multitenant data centers for large-footprint users. Founded in 2001, Sentinel was an early pioneer in the "wholesale" data center business. Since its inception, Sentinel has developed more than 1.5 million square feet and 120 megawatts of best-in-class data center solutions for a diversity of Fortune 500 enterprises across multiple industries, including financial services, healthcare, technology and biotechnology. Sentinel strives to stay at the forefront of evolving best practices for data center design, development and operation and maintains a flexible and transparent business model that is grounded in customer service. Further information is available at
About tw telecom inc.
, headquartered in
, is a leading national provider of managed services, including Business Ethernet, converged and IP VPN solutions for enterprises throughout the U.S. and globally.
also delivers secure, scalable private connections for transport data networking, Internet access, voice, VPN, VoIP and security to large organizations and communications services companies. Employing a resilient fiber network infrastructure, robust product portfolio and its own Intelligent Network capabilities,
delivers customers overall economic value, an industry-leading quality service experience, and improved business productivity. Please visit
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SOURCE Sentinel Data Centers, LLC