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Press Release -- February 27th, 2014
Source: TW Telecom

tw telecom Chief Executive Larissa Herda Addresses the Pace of Innovation in an “On-Demand” World

–tw telecom is working to take today’s processes that currently take 30-60-90 days and turn it into new service delivery in less than a minute

— “We are taking the incredibly complex, making it look easy and turning it into something everyone can use.”

February 27, 2014

MIAMI, Fla., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — tw telecom inc. — “We are embarking on a new paradigm for networking and computing,” said Larissa Herda, Chairman and CEO of tw telecom, during her keynote speech to a group of industry leaders today at the opening of the Metro Connect USA 2014 conference in Miami.


“We are evolving to a world where our networks are connected … intertwined, really, with the computer and the applications we need to run our business.  This has become an on-demand world, and the model for communications networks has to change to meet the pace of change we’re seeing with computing environments,” Ms. Herda said.

“At tw telecom, we are creating Intelligent Networks that give the customer greater visibility – more information – about what is going on in their network,” Ms. Herda said.   “The Intelligent Network also gives our customers the ability to increase the secure and dedicated bandwidth of their Ethernet network instantaneously, without any service interruption, when they need it, within 15 seconds.”

“We are now working to streamline the process of delivering new network services to and through the data center, all the way to the application provider, on demand, in less than a minute. Seeing this in action is breathtaking,” Ms. Herda said.

“What’s exciting to me is how this wave of innovation, this new paradigm in the way we’re doing business, will change our industry like never before,” Ms. Herda added.

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 for more information.

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