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Press Release -- June 5th, 2013
Source: TW Telecom

tw telecom Delivers Industry-Leading Business Ethernet and MPLS Capabilities to Toshiba International Corporation

– tw telecom is one of the three leading Business Ethernet providers in the U.S.

– tw telecom’s Intelligent Network and unique Dynamic Capacity allow customers to increase Business Ethernet bandwidth in real-time

June 05, 2013

HOUSTON, June 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — tw telecom inc. (NASDAQ:TWTC, news, filings), a leading provider of managed services, including Business Ethernet, converged and IP VPN solutions for enterprises throughout the U.S. and worldwide, today announced the successful installation of its award-winning Business Ethernet services and MPLS IP VPN capabilities for Toshiba International Corporation (TIC).


“As a result of rapid business growth, Toshiba required an expansion of existing Internet, data and voice capabilities to 11 company locations,” said Stephen P. Young, CIO for Toshiba International Corporation, which is responsible for the IT needs of four TIC divisions. “tw telecom‘s Business Ethernet solutions helped us connect to our locations better, faster and easier than ever.  They kept us informed throughout the installation process and delivered a high-quality product for our voice, data and Internet needs.”

tw telecom provides Gigabit Business Ethernet, including its award-winning E-line services and MPLS IP VPN capabilities for a Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery (BCDR) solution between TIC’s corporate headquarters and its San Antonio co-location facility.

“Toshiba International Corporation is an excellent company with a sound IT infrastructure team that understands how Business Ethernet helps their bottom-line efficiency,” said Steve Frank, vice president and general manager for tw telecom in Houston.  “This secure, reliable service helps TIC reduce the telecom costs for each of its business units.  Business Ethernet is the foundation of our network strength, resiliency and reach.  Its power and flexibility resonates with our enterprise customer base and enables us to broadly deploy services to 10 Gigabit Ethernet today.  All to meet the growing needs for applications-driven bandwidth.”

tw telecom continues to innovate around its Business Ethernet service platform.  This is the foundation of its Intelligent Network that includes the unique real-time Dynamic Capacity bandwidth-on-demand capability, which allows customers to instantly double or triple network capacity to meet scheduled and unplanned network events without service interruption.  Recognized by the Metro Ethernet Forum for this industry unique bandwidth on demand capability, tw telecom won the prestigious 2012 MEF North America Carrier Ethernet Award for the Best Business Application.

tw telecom‘s national resilient fiber network and infrastructure connects approximately 18,500 commercial buildings* across the country to enable a secure, scalable and predictable networking experience for a large and growing number of enterprises worldwide.

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* Data as of Mar. 31, 2012.

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 for more information.

About Toshiba International Corporation
Toshiba International Corporation (TIC) is a Toshiba America Inc. (TAI) Group Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of Toshiba Corporation. TIC is headquartered in Houston, Texas and employs approximately 1,800 people. TIC provides application solutions to a wide range of industries including industrial, power systems, transmission and distribution systems, and LED lighting systems. For more information about TIC, please visit

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