KANSAS CITY, Mo., Sept. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- tw telecom (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 has teamed with Kansas City-based Internet infrastructure technology and service provider Arsalon Technologies to offer customers access to carrier-class data storage, disaster recovery and data replication services.
"We are pleased to partner with tw telecom to give customers fast, highly reliable and cost-effective access to our world-class hosting facilities," said Gary Hall, founding partner, Arsalon Technologies. "We have grown Arsalon by offering customers a more professional, reliable and affordable way to manage their IT needs, and partnering with tw telecom gives our customers access to a highly respected service provider who shares this vision."
As part of the multi-year agreement, tw telecom will offer Business Ethernet and Internet connections with burstable capability to connect Arsalon data centers to tw telecom's nationwide fiber infrastructure and IP backbone network with multiple 10 Gbps connectivity. The tw telecom network offers redundant IP core architecture, diverse network routes, and strong peering relationships with regional, national, and international networks to ensure traffic reaches its destination quickly and reliably.
"Arsalon Technologies is a natural partner for tw telecom," said Tim Bagnieski, vice president and general manager for tw telecom in Kansas City. "We are excited to bring a captive audience to their complete suite of data center products."
tw telecom connects more commercial buildings to its fiber network than any other competitive communications provider. In fact, it has the third highest market share of retail Business Ethernet ports in service. With its own metro fiber networks and one of the ten most interconnected IP backbones in the world, tw telecom has the national capability, robust product portfolio and national/local customer care teams to support mission critical enterprise applications and to deliver the industry's most sought after customer experience.
About tw telecom
tw telecom holdings inc., a unit of tw telecom inc., headquartered in Littleton, Colo., provides managed network services, specializing in 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., and globally. As a leading provider of integrated and converged network solutions, tw telecom delivers customers overall economic value, quality, service, and improved business productivity. Please visit www.twtelecom.com for more information.
About Arsalon Technologies
Arsalon Technologies provides high value Internet infrastructure technology and services to organizations emerging in the new e-economy, enabling them to focus on their core business and increasing their profitability. This service is provided by a local community-based Internet infrastructure center supporting the needs of technology community. More information about Arsalon is available online at http://www.arsalon.net.
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