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Press Release -- September 7th, 2011
Source: TW Telecom
Tags: Ethernet, IPv6, Metro Fiber, VoIP

SureHosting Internet Solutions Selects tw telecom to Provide High-Speed Business Ethernet Services

- Multi-year contract with tw telecom connects SureHosting’s headquarters in Kansas City and its data center in San Jose

- tw telecom’s routing capability, peering density and commercial fiber infrastructure key factors in selection

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – September 7, 2011 – tw telecom (NASDAQ:TWTC, news, filings), a leading provider of managed services, including Business Ethernet, converged and VPN solutions for enterprises and large organizations across the U.S. and globally, today announced that application development and hosting provider, SureHosting Internet Solutions, has selected it to provide Business Ethernet services and to connect the company’s headquarters location in Kansas City with its data center in San Jose, Calif.

“We selected tw telecom for several reasons, including their peering density, commercial fiber footprint and routing quality,” said Michael Hendricks, CEO of SureHosting Internet Solutions. “This capability enables us to deliver critical applications and hosting capability to our customers as well as providing direct connectivity for more than 1,200 business-based customer websites.”

tw telecom delivers Business Ethernet and Internet connections with burstable capability, as part of the multi-year agreement, which can quickly and easily accommodate future SureHosting Internet Solutions growth. Both tw telecom and SureHosting support IPv6 addressing protocol, that offers simplified headers, increased levels of addressing hierarchy, improved IP mobility support, easier auto-configuration of addresses, and enhanced security features, including encryption and authentication options.

“tw telecom’s track record of network reliability, superior performance and exceptional customer service also match our philosophy of delivering exceptional reach, reliability and service to our customers,” Hendricks said.

SureHosting and tw telecom are also collecting exclusive data and performance metrics to be published in upcoming case studies, whitepapers and podcasts.

“SureHosting Internet Solutions has quickly built itself into one of the premier providers of enterprise IT consulting and hosting services by providing tremendous value and an incredibly high level of customer service,” said Tim Bagnieski, vice president and general manager for tw telecom’s Kansas City market. “tw telecom services will help SureHosting Internet Solutions continue to grow and deliver an even better customer experience to its customers in the coming years.”

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 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 SureHosting Internet Solutions
SureHosting Internet Solutions is an information technology (IT) consulting firm that works with businesses to audit their IT infrastructure, make strategic recommendations and implement solutions. The company also develops and hosts software applications for businesses across the country, and its San Jose data center hosts more than 1,200 websites.

MEDIA CONTACT
Bob Meldrum
bob.meldrum@twtelecom.com
303.566.1354 – office
303.324.9588 -- mobile

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