Stein Mart Selects tw telecom to Deliver Advanced IP VPN Capabilities to Over 270 Stores Nationwide tw telecom and Presidio craft scalable, flexible solution to meet Stein Mart's current and future business needs
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- tw telecom (NASDAQ: TWTC), a leading provider of Business Ethernet and networking solutions, today announced it was selected by Stein Mart, Inc., a leading national retailer, to provide Internet Protocol Virtual Private Network (IP VPN) service nationwide. The technology will allow Stein Mart to directly connect and securely pass data to its more than 270 stores and data centers nationwide.
"The flexibility, reliability, security and scalability of the IP VPN solution, as well as its ability to help us collect point of sale information were key drivers to us selecting tw telecom as our network services provider," said Mario Andrade, IT director, Stein Mart. "The company's solution capabilities coupled with its strong customer service, 24x7 support and local account management team here in Jacksonville made this very important decision easier to make."
tw telecom worked closely with its systems integrator partner, Presidio, a leading provider of professional and managed services for advanced IT solutions, to provide an IP VPN solution that is not only secure, but scalable and designed to grow with Stein Mart's current business needs in terms of both easily adding locations and bandwidth. The solution will provide Stein Mart with a simple, yet powerful means to share knowledge and information across a multi-location environment, giving the company a competitive edge in the industry and maximizing employee productivity by providing the ability to collaborate, even when they are not physically housed in the same location.
"Stein Mart is an excellent company with a strong IT infrastructure and we look forward to partnering with them to deliver solutions that will directly connect them to their locations better, faster and easier than ever," said Kevin O'Neill, vice president and general manager, tw telecom Jacksonville. "tw telecom is very excited to team with Presidio to bring a secure, scalable and predicable service experience to Stein Mart, which will provide a cost-effective foundation for network strength, resiliency and reach."
"We are pleased to work with tw telecom to create a tailored solution for Stein Mart," said Presidio Director of Sales Jim Sheldon. "The infrastructure solution was specifically designed to meet their current business needs and scale into the future."
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 to their global locations. 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.
Presidio is the leading provider of professional and managed services for advanced IT solutions. By taking the time to deeply understand how our clients define success, we architect enduring technology solutions that address their business needs. Our approach blends the credibility to deliver practical results today, with the creativity to drive the business visions of tomorrow. More than 2,400 Presidio IT professionals, 1,500 of which are engineers with over 2,000 industry leading certifications, are based in 50+ offices across the US. We serve our clients through a unique, local delivery model while capitalizing on our scale as a multi-billion dollar industry leader. We are passionate about driving results for our clients and delivering the highest quality of service in the industry. For more information visit: www.presidio.com.
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