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tw telecom Recognized for Dynamic Capacity, Wins 2012 North America Carrier Ethernet Award for Best Ethernet Business Application


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November 12, 2012

tw telecom Recognized for Dynamic Capacity, Wins 2012 North America Carrier Ethernet Award for Best Ethernet Business Application

By Rachel Ramsey, TMCnet Web Editor

Today’s CIOs are faced with a growing set of application requirements and network demands to support the needs of their business. Many businesses are looking to the cloud as a way to rapidly introduce new applications in a more cost-effective way, but are quickly realizing the public Internet cannot support the security, reliability and management tools they need to support their mission-critical applications. tw telecom’s (News - Alert) Intelligent Network provides visibility, flexibility and control to help you maximize your application performance.

One of the three largest business Ethernet providers in the U.S., tw telecom was recently named the winner of the 2012 North America Carrier Ethernet Award for Best Ethernet Business Application, which recognizes partnerships between service providers and their clients in the delivery of carrier Ethernet services for application verticals.

tw telecom was recognized for its unique Dynamic Capacity bandwidth-on-demand service, part of the Intelligent Network, that allows enterprise customers to double or triple their network capacity in seconds to meet immediate business demands or to schedule increased bandwidth for business applications or a certain ad-hoc need. They can then return to their original committed information rate in seconds. This capability does not affect a customer's service or quality of transmission.

"Dynamic Capacity is one of our Intelligent Network capabilities that deliver customers real-time visibility, flexibility and control of their network performance," said Mike Rouleau, tw telecom senior vice president of Business Development and Strategy, in a statement. "This capability is what customers need to become more efficient in serving their customers and in growing their businesses."

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The Intelligent Network offers comprehensive end-to-end visibility into your network performance, data for quick decision making such as bandwidth adjustments and Class of Service reallocation, no expensive management software or probes to purchase, ability to scale your bandwidth up and down in real-time to meet the needs of specific application traffic patterns and cloud computing consumption models, visibility and control of specific application traffic on your network, reliable, secure and cost-effective connections to public and private data centers throughout the U.S., private connections to application solutions providers and end-to-end Service Level Agreements guaranteeing your network’s performance.

"Our commitment to business Ethernet is unprecedented in the industry," Rouleau said. "We have delivered Ethernet nationally to enterprises for more than a decade and are consistently one of the three leading providers of Business Ethernet across the country. Our continuous innovation strategy around Business Ethernet continues to differentiate us in the market with our customers."

tw telecom's business Ethernet provides secure, scalable and  predictable network connections for any enterprise needing connectivity to remote locations, data centers and to the cloud. It delivers Intelligent Network capabilities over its national business Ethernet network to meet customers' evolving needs for real-time performance metrics. 

Edited by Rich Steeves

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