Sept. 30, 2013
, (NASDAQ: TWTC) a leading national provider of managed services, including Business Ethernet, converged and IP VPN solutions for enterprises throughout the U.S. and globally, today announced it is the first ENNI (external network-to-network) E-Access Ethernet provider in
the United States
for Pacnet, a leading provider of integrated network and technology solutions in the
has teamed with Pacnet to offer the
-based carrier advanced resilient hubs into a national footprint from their landing stations in
. E-Access is
"One to Many" national Ethernet service that provides a ready-made infrastructure for carriers to quickly and easily reach their end-user locations across a secure, scalable and predictable network.
The new agreement will allow Pacnet high quality access to U.S.-based customers needing to connect their locations to offices throughout the
, and Australia. Pacnet has extensive network coverage with interconnected data centers in most major business markets including
, China. Pacnet delivers unparalleled connectivity for large businesses, including many Fortune 1000 enterprises, needing managed data, private line, data center services and content delivery over its 29,000 miles of sub-sea fiber.
national business Ethernet network connects directly to approximately 19,100 lit buildings, including 450 third-party data centers and their tenants, throughout the United States.
region has seen explosive growth over the past several years and more-and-more U.S. based companies are either looking to expand their current operations in the region or create new operations – particularly in
, President-Enterprise Markets for Pacnet. "Connecting
incredible U.S.-based fiber assets to Pacnet's network of sub-sea fiber, connecting the U.S. to the rest of
, will help us provide a higher level of service to our customers."
"Pacnet recognizes the need for a secure and scalable network as they roll out business critical applications to their customers," said
, President of
Wholesale Services. "Many carriers typically do not have their own network to connect everywhere they need to go, so they look to
to provide secure, scalable and predictable network connections and solutions that help them deliver applications to their customers' thousands of locations. Carriers that use E-Access can also avoid capital investments, reduce operating costs and more easily manage their network capability."
is the first U.S. service provider with national E-Access EPL and EVPL Carrier Ethernet 2.0 certification granted by the Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF). CE 2.0 certification is very important in the industry and tells business customers that the products and services
offers deliver world-class connectivity, anytime, anywhere.
is a leader in delivering Business Ethernet Services for over a decade and has aligned its Ethernet portfolio around MEF service definitions. Ethernet (E-line EPL and EVPL services) are also MEF Carrier Ethernet 2.0 certified and are key components of the company's Business Ethernet infrastructure and award winning Intelligent Network capabilities, which include Enhanced Management and the industry's first real-time, automatic bandwidth on demand service called Alerts Driven Dynamic Capacity®.
Intelligent Network portfolio increases the velocity at which enterprises buy and consume network services and is an integral part of its future Constellation Platform
About tw telecom
, 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
for more information.
leading provider of managed data connectivity solutions to major telecommunications carriers, large multinational enterprises and government entities in the
region. Ownership of the region's most extensive high-capacity submarine cable systems with over 46,000 km of fiber and connectivity to interconnected data centers across 14 cities in the
region gives Pacnet unparalleled reach to major business centers in key markets including
the United States
. Combined with a comprehensive set of managed network and value-added data center services, its assets and experience in the region have helped Pacnet service large businesses worldwide including Fortune 500 companies. Pacnet is headquartered in
, with offices in all key markets in the
. For more information, please visit:
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