tw telecom Leads All Competitive Providers in Delivering Business Ethernet Services
- Vertical Systems Group recognizes tw telecom as the top-ranked Competitive Provider on 2013 U.S. Ethernet LEADERBOARD and one of the top 3 overall providers of Business Ethernet in the U.S.
- Continues Ethernet market share leadership for more than a decade
- Business Ethernet bandwidth automatically increases in real-time with tw telecom's Alerts Driven Dynamic Capacity® - an industry first
LITTLETON, Colo., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- tw telecom inc. (NASDAQ: TWTC), a leading provider of network solutions including Business Ethernet, managed services, converged and IP VPN for enterprises throughout the U.S. and world-wide, today announced its continued leading market share performance among competitive service providers. Vertical Systems Group, a leading industry analyst firm, recognized tw telecom's leadership performance in its year-end 2013 U.S. Business Ethernet Services Leaderboard as first among all competitive providers in delivering Business Ethernet services and one of the top 3 leading overall providers of Ethernet in the industry.
"As we continue to create network solutions to meet our enterprise customers most stringent demands for secure connectivity to their data centers and clouds, our Business Ethernet delivers a secure, scalable and predictable network experience every time," said Adam Saenger, Vice President–Portfolio Management at tw telecom. "This network foundation enables us to deliver our Intelligent Network services to CIOs for immediate, real-time visibility, flexibility and control of their network. The power, resiliency and capability of Business Ethernet resonate with our enterprise customer base and enable us to broadly deploy services up 100 Gigabit today, to meet their growing needs for applications-driven bandwidth."
"tw telecom has consistently been the top competitive provider on the U.S. Ethernet Leaderboard," said Erin Dunne, director of research services at Vertical Systems Group. "During the past year, tw telecom demonstrated its commitment to the rapidly expanding Business Ethernet market with enhancements to its network footprint, service functionality and customer support."
tw telecom continues to innovate around its Business Ethernet service platform, which is the foundation for its Intelligent Network capabilities and future Constellation Platformsm. Alerts Driven Dynamic Capacity®, one of its Intelligent Network capabilities, is the industry's first real-time, automatic dedicated Ethernet bandwidth-on-demand capability. Enterprises with tw telecom's Intelligent Network Enhanced Management and Dynamic Capacity services now have the additional capability to pre-set bandwidth utilization thresholds, without human intervention, to automatically double or triple network Business Ethernet bandwidth when reached. tw telecom's Intelligent Network capabilities support bandwidth needs up to 10 Gig.
The Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF) granted its stringent Carrier Ethernet 2.0 certification for four of tw telecom's Ethernet-based products. tw telecom currently has more MEF certified professionals than any other carrier across the globe, according to MEF's website.
tw telecom's national resilient fiber network and infrastructure connects approximately 20,300 commercial buildings and more than 470 third-party data centers* across the country to enable a secure, scalable and predictable networking experience for a large and growing number of enterprises worldwide.
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* Data as of December 31, 2013.
About tw telecom inc.
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.
tw telecom has offices in 80 U.S. metropolitan areas including: ALABAMA – Birmingham, Mobile, Montgomery; ARIZONA – Phoenix, Tucson; ARKANSAS – Little Rock; CALIFORNIA – Bakersfield, Fresno, Los Angeles, Oakland, Orange County, Sacramento, Santa Barbara, San Diego, San Francisco, San Jose, San Luis Obispo; COLORADO – Colorado Springs, Denver; FLORIDA – Ft. Lauderdale, Jacksonville, Miami, Orlando, Tampa; GEORGIA – Atlanta, Columbus; HAWAII – Honolulu; IDAHO -- Boise; INDIANA -- Indianapolis; ILLINOIS – Chicago; KENTUCKY – Lexington, Louisville; LOUISIANA – Baton Rouge, Lafayette, Lake Charles, New Orleans, Shreveport; MARYLAND – Baltimore; MASSACHUSSETTS—Boston; MINNESOTA – Minneapolis-St. Paul; MISSISSIPPI – Jackson; MISSOURI – Kansas City, O'Fallon; NEVADA – Las Vegas; NEW JERSEY – Northern New Jersey; NEW MEXICO – Albuquerque; NEW YORK -- Albany, Binghamton, New York City, Rochester, Syracuse; Northern New Jersey; NORTH CAROLINA -- Charlotte, Fayetteville, Greensboro, Raleigh; OHIO -- Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Dayton; OKLAHOMA – Tulsa; PENNSYLVANIA – Philadelphia; SOUTH CAROLINA – Columbia, Greenville, Spartanburg; TENNESSEE – Chattanooga, Memphis, Nashville; TEXAS-- Austin, Corpus Christi, Dallas, El Paso, Ft. Worth, Houston, San Antonio; UTAH – Salt Lake City; VIRGINIA -- Richmond; WASHINGTON – Seattle, Spokane, Vancouver; WISCONSIN – Milwaukee; WASHINGTON, D.C.
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