LITTLETON, Colo., June 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- tw telecom inc., (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 introduced its metro 40 Gig and 100 Gig Business Ethernet services in its 75 metro serving areas. The faster speeds complement its current 2.5 Gig and 10 Gig intra-market Ethernet services. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080626/LATH527LOGO) "The addition of these faster speeds will enable enterprises to more efficiently and effectively connect headquarters, remote offices and data center locations across the metro for a variety of Big Data applications," said Graham Taylor, Senior Vice President for Marketing at tw telecom. "We build our gigabit Business Ethernet services in direct, point-to-point connections so the infrastructure remains highly efficient; enabling customers to get massive transmission speeds to deploy their equipment and solution anyway they need." For instance, a large financial services company can use tw telecom's 40 Gig or 100 Gig Business Ethernet services for higher speed connections to meet their growing bandwidth needs and for specific applications like storage management, virtualization strategies, Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery, and for transaction data back-up to off-site or data center locations. The enterprise receives immediate benefits that include private, dedicated bandwidth that is 100% secure, with optical ports and the entire wavelength dedicated to its exclusive use. tw telecom Gigabit Business Ethernet Services are designed and built using Dense Wave Division Multiplexing (DWDM) technology that in essence turns the typical fiber network into a super network of extremely high-speed, high-capacity private bandwidths. This service delivers real–time, predictable performance across the entire transmission path that is exclusive to the customer. The services are lit, fully-managed large capacity metro capabilities for the larger and more sophisticated enterprise customers and public sector organizations. tw telecom is one of the top three providers of Business Ethernet throughout the U.S., according to leading industry analysts Vertical Systems Group and Frost & Sullivan. tw telecom continues to innovate around its Business Ethernet service platform that is the foundation for its Intelligent Network and future Constellation Platform sm vision. This customer commitment to innovation and delivering reliable network solutions, its resilient national fiber network, and an extensive product portfolio enables tw telecom to deliver consistent, secure, scalable and predictable network connections to enterprises throughout the U.S. About tw telecom tw telecom, headquartered in Littleton, Colo., is a leading national provider of managed services, including Business Ethernet, converged and IP VPN solutions for enterprises throughout the U.S. and globally. tw telecom 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, tw telecom delivers customers overall economic value, an industry-leading quality service experience, and improved business productivity. Please visit www.twtelecom.com for more information. SOURCE tw telecom
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