CINCINNATI, Sept. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- tw telecom inc., (NASDAQ: TWTC) a leading provider of managed services, including Business Ethernet, converged and IP VPN solutions for enterprises throughout the U.S. and globally, today announced that it is delivering advanced data services to DPSciences Corporation in three key locations. tw telecom connects DP Sciences new Cincinnati headquarters to its regional Chicago office and NOC in Covington, Ky. The service was operational in August. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080626/LATH527LOGO) "With managed clients located throughout the country and around the world, we rely heavily on our data connectivity to keep ourselves and our clients fully operational," said Stephen Vandegriff, Executive Vice President of DPSciences Corporation. "We selected tw telecom on the strength of its redundant, resilient fiber network, as well as its reputation for reliability and customer service. We can easily and quickly scale our services as our business needs grow." Under the terms of the multi-year contract, tw telecom connects its fiber-based Business Ethernet network to three DPSciences locations. tw telecom also provides its Converged Services package, which combines voice, secure Internet access and MPLS IP VPN in a single, fully-managed solution. Converged Services gives DPSciences a custom network design and allows it to optimize its bandwidth allocation and prioritization based on its unique needs. DPSciences also utilizes tw telecom's Business Ethernet services. "For more than 50 years, DPSciences has been a trusted advisor that helps its clients simplify and manage technology so that it can be a competitive benefit," said Tim Raffel, vice president and general manager of tw telecom in Cincinnati. "I am pleased that tw telecom's Business Ethernet and Converged services will give DPSciences the highly reliable, secure and affordable network it requires to continue its impressive track record of success." tw telecom has more than a decade of experience in delivering industry-leading Business Ethernet solutions to its customers over the company's fiber optic networks. Those fiber optic networks connect more than 16,300 commercial buildings across the United States. tw telecom is one of the three leading providers of Business Ethernet in the country and has one of the most robust portfolios of Business Ethernet solutions available in the industry today. The company delivers network services from 2 Meg to 10 Gig, within the metro or across the country, and has its own Intelligent Network capabilities to allow customer's immediate visibility, control and flexibility of their networks. About DPSciences Corporation (DPS)For over 50 years DPSciences has earned a reputation for managing critical business environments. DPSciences designs and supports flexible technology solutions around collaboration, virtualization, and managed services. DPSciences enables physicians to improve their practice by simplifying complex technology. For more information about DPS, please visit www.dpsciences.com. About tw telecomtw telecom inc., headquartered in Littleton, Colo., provides managed network services, specializing in business Ethernet and transport data networking, Internet access, local and long distance voice, VoIP, VPN and security, to enterprise organizations and communications services companies throughout the U.S. As a leading provider of integrated and converged network solutions and its own Intelligent Network capabilities, tw telecom delivers customers overall economic value, quality, service, and improved business productivity. Please visit www.twtelecom.com for more information. SOURCE tw telecom
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