--tw telecom's Converged Services combines voice, Internet access and MPLS IP VPN in a secure, single, fully-managed solution
HOUSTON, May 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- tw telecom inc.Holliday Fenoglio Fowler, LP, a large Houston-based commercial real estate and capital markets services firm, has selected tw telecom (NASDAQ: TWTC), a leading provider of managed services, including Business Ethernet, converged and IP VPN solutions to enterprises across the U.S. and globally, to help create a seamless, nationwide data network. The new network will connect Holliday Fenoglio Fowler's 19 offices in 13 states, as well as strengthen its business continuity and disaster recovery capabilities.
"We close millions of dollars worth of commercial real estate deals every day, so we need a high-speed, highly reliable nationwide data network that lets us focus on our customers rather than worrying about downtime," said Mike Pacha, IT director at Holliday Fenoglio Fowler. "We felt very comfortable selecting tw telecom because it not only offered the network specs we needed, but it also has a tremendous reputation for customer service."
Under the terms of the multi-year contract, tw telecom will provide Holliday Fenoglio Fowler with its Converged Services package, which combines voice, secure Internet access and MPLS IP VPN in a single, fully-managed solution. Converged Services will give Holliday Fenoglio Fowler a custom network design and allow it to optimize its bandwidth allocation and prioritization based on its unique needs across its 19 offices in 13 states. Holliday Fenoglio Fowler also will utilize tw telecom's co-location services.
"Holliday Fenoglio Fowler deals with incredibly demanding clients from coast to coast who believe time is money, so we are pleased that we can provide a data network that can stand up to those demands," said Darin Cook, vice president and general manager for tw telecom in Houston. "Andtw telecom's co-location service gives Holliday Fenoglio Fowler dedicated equipment space, as well as a high-quality gateway to our nationwide fiber network."
tw telecom connects more commercial buildings to its resilient, fiber network than any other competitive communications provider. It has the third highest market share of retail Ethernet ports in service, 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 most sought after customer experience in the industry.
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, 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, and its own Intelligent Network capabilities, tw telecom delivers customers overall economic value, quality, service, and improved business productivity. Please visit www.twtelecom.com for more information.
About Holliday Fenoglio Fowler, LP
Holliday Fenoglio Fowler, LP ("HFF") is owned by HFF, Inc. (HF). HFF operates out of 19 offices nationwide and is a leading provider of commercial real estate and capital markets services to the U.S. commercial real estate industry. HFF together with its affiliate HFFS offer clients a fully integrated national capital markets platform including debt placement, investment sales, advisory services, structured finance, private equity, loan sales, and commercial loan servicing. More information is available online at www.hfflp.com.