tw telecom to Host Technology Series on Network Connectivity Strategies for Financial Compliance - Tucson businesses invited to learn current guidelines and technical tips for meeting Healthcare, Finance and General Business financial compliance

- Seminar hosted by tw telecom and Involta on May 10th

TUCSON, Ariz., April 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- tw telecom inc. (NASDAQ: TWTC), a leading global provider of managed services, including Business Ethernet, converged and IP VPN solutions for enterprises throughout Tucson and across the U.S., is teaming with data center services provider Involta and the Pima County Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security to offer information and tips on how network connectivity can help Tucson businesses meet healthcare, financial and general business compliance guidelines. 

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The free Technology Series entitled, "Fail to Plan, Plan to Fail" is the second in a series hosted by business Ethernet provider tw telecom in Tucson.  The first focused on Business Continuity issues.

"Businesses are challenged every day with a wide variety of compliance issues," said Christine Morris, vice president and general manager for tw telecom in Tucson.  "This seminar series provides helpful tips to the Tucson business community on how to best meet and implement network strategies and solutions to bring their business into compliance.  In addition, we are delighted to partner with Involta, a leading data center provider in Tucson, and the Pima County Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security to deliver this important information that businesses need."

Jeff Thorsteinson, Chief Security Officer for Involta and John Wisner from the Pima County Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security will address the audience in two of three breakout sessions.

Involta has experience in dealing with information security compliance in each of the specified fields.  "Involta architects its processes and systems for peak operational performance and demonstrable compliance.  When they go together, companies have success," Thorsteinson said.

"Those entities that understand and follow compliance and regulation guidelines tend to be more efficient in their own operations and are better able to meet the needs of their customers," said Wisner.   He will address the various regulations that are important for general businesses to observe in order to become more efficient at delivering the right services at the right time to customers.   

The Fail to Plan, Plan to Fail Compliance seminar will be held Friday, May 10 at the Westward Look Wyndham Grand Resort, 245 E. Ina Rd. in Tucson.  Breakfast begins at 7:30 a.m. followed by the seminar from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.  Please contact Douglas Holland at 520-618-4274 to register to attend.

tw telecom is consistently one of the top 3 providers of Business Ethernet throughout the U.S., according to leading industry analysts Vertical Systems Group and Frost & Sullivan.  tw telecom is also the recipient of recent industry awards -- 

  • 2012 INTERNET TELEPHONY Product of the Year Awards for its Dynamic Capacity and E-Access services
  • 2012 Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF) for Dynamic Capacity
  • Light Reading Leading Lights Top Company of the Year

tw telecom continues to innovate around its Business Ethernet service platform that is the foundation for its Intelligent Network.  One of the capabilities of its Intelligent Network is the industry's first unique real-time Dynamic Capacity bandwidth-on-demand.  This capability allows customers to instantly double or triple network capacity to meet scheduled and unplanned network events without service interruption.

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.

About Involta
Involta builds, owns and operates multi-tenant data centers in secondary markets and provides related managed services, allowing customers to focus on their core business.
Involta's seven data centers are located in Arizona, Idaho, Iowa, Minnesota and Ohio, providing highly reliable, secure and available service to thousands of customers.

About Pima County
Pima County Office of Emergency Management & Homeland Security (PCOEMHS) is the local, federally mandated program of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). OEMHS is an extension of the Arizona State Division of Emergency Management and the Arizona State Department of Homeland Security.
OEMHS works to prevent the loss of life and reduce property damage due to man-made, technological and natural disasters. OEMHS provides professional emergency management services that include Prevention, Protection, Response and Recovery activities. OEMHS also assists municipalities and local governments with developing plans to ensure the highest level of preparedness.

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