PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- tw telecom (NASDAQ: TWTC), a leading provider of Business Ethernet and networking solutions, today announced it is expanding its nationwide network by introducing service in Philadelphia. The company is now able to deploy its industry-leading portfolio of data and Internet services to more enterprises, including its innovative Business Ethernet and Intelligent Network capabilities.
Philadelphia businesses now have access to tw telecom's Business Ethernet, Intelligent Network and IP networking solutions as well as its ecosystem of on-net datacenters. Service is now available in select data centers to customers at:
-- Amerimar, 401 North Broad Street -- Digital Realty Data Center, 833 Chestnut Street -- Tierpoint, 4775 League Island Blvd. -- Xand Data Center, 1000 Adams Ave., Norristown
"We are extremely excited to offer our industry-leading Business Ethernet, cloud and Intelligent Network solutions to enterprises in the greater Philadelphia metro area," said Mike Gearin, area vice president, tw telecom. "Our entrance into the Philadelphia market will provide customers with award-winning network solutions, improve connectivity to their locations locally and nationally, spur economic development and enhance business performance."
"We welcome tw telecom to 401 North Broad and look forward to providing direct access to their next-generation Business Ethernet services to all enterprise networks in the region," said Hunter Newby, joint venture partner of the 401 North Broad data center facility. "As our customers implement robust networking and cloud solutions to facilitate business growth, security and reliability are keys to their success. This relationship with tw telecom demonstrates our ability to collaborate with one of the nation's top network service providers to offer a robust IT backbone to our clients."
"We are excited to have tw telecom services available to our data center customers in Philadelphia, in addition to many of our other markets across the country," said Matt Miszewski, senior vice president of sales and marketing, Digital Realty. "As our customers' IT needs evolve, it is critical they have access to industry-leading networking and cloud solutions in an easy-to-manage and secure environment. We look forward to working with tw telecom to offer these solutions to our Philadelphia data center customers to help drive their businesses forward."
"tw telecom's entrance into the Philadelphia market enhances network connectivity and cloud options for our clients, not only here in Pennsylvania, but across our target markets," said Keith Markley, co-founder and chief operating officer, Xand, a provider of data center facilities and managed services across the Northeast United States. "We are excited to extend our offerings in the Philadelphia market and think our customers will quickly see the benefit from the quality Business Ethernet and Intelligent Network solutions that tw telecom provides."
The Philadelphia expansion is part of a national multi-market effort by the company to expand its metro fiber footprint across the country this year. In addition to Philadelphia, tw telecom has already entered into two other new markets - Salt Lake City and Richmond, Va. - and plans to enter into two additional new markets - Cleveland and Boston - this year. The company is also accelerating the density of its metro-fiber footprint in more than a third of its existing markets. As a result, the company is expanding its sales force, including sales, support and operations personnel to support this project.
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.
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