Sentinel Data Centers Announces tw telecom to Extend Fiber Network into Durham Facility

Sentinel Data Centers Announces tw telecom to Extend Fiber Network into Durham

PR Newswire

DURHAM, N.C., June 12, 2013

DURHAM, N.C., June 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Sentinel Data Centers today
announced that tw telecom (NASDAQ: TWTC), a leading national provider of
network services including Business Ethernet, converged and IP VPN solutions
for enterprises in Raleigh-Durham and throughout the U.S., will extend its
network into Sentinel'sNC-1 data center. The fiber extension will expand
Sentinel users' options for regional and national network connectivity to and
through the facility.

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"We are excited that an industry leader like tw telecom is extending its fiber
network and award-winning offerings into our NC-1 data center," said Sentinel
Data Centers Co-President Todd Aaron. "This relationship with tw telecom
expands our roster of top tier network providers and further differentiates
our NC-1 facility as the only carrier-neutral, enterprise-class data center in
the region."

"With its enterprise focus, Sentinel's NC-1 facility is truly unique in North
Carolina," said John Rinehart, Vice President and General Manager for tw
telecom in Raleigh. "The large enterprise companies in Sentinel's data
centers are the types of clients we serve every day and that require the
secure, scalable, and predictable network connectivity between their offices
that our Business Ethernet network delivers. In concert with our national
network, tw telecom's North Carolina Regional Fiber Network enables customers
to reach Sentinel's NC-1 facility easily and cost effectively from other North
Carolina cities, such as Charlotte, Greensboro, Winston-Salem and
Fayetteville, to support disparate data center applications and business
continuity strategies. We look forward to working with Sentinel in their
Durham data center to make this facility a model of success."

tw telecom joins a rapidly expanding roster of network providers in the NC-1
facility. As a carrier-neutral, enterprise-class data center, Sentinel's NC-1
facility offers potential tenants a wide diversity of providers from which to
choose, insuring flexibility and price competitiveness.

Construction on the NC-1 facility started in late 2012. The first phase will
be commissioned this month. The 420,000-square-foot facility is North
Carolina's first large-footprint, multi-tenant data center. The facility
provides large-enterprise users with dedicated, secure, customizable suites
for locating IT infrastructure.

About Sentinel
Sentinel Data Centers, LLC, is a leading owner, developer and operator of
multitenant data centers for large-footprint users.Founded in 2001, Sentinel
was an early pioneer in the "wholesale" data center business.Since its
inception, Sentinel has developed more than 1.5 million square feet and 120
megawatts of best-in-class data center solutions for a diversity of Fortune
500 enterprises across multiple industries, including financial services,
healthcare, technology and biotechnology.Sentinel strives to stay at the
forefront of evolving best practices for data center design, development and
operation and maintains a flexible and transparent business model that is
grounded in customer service. Further information is available at 

About tw telecom inc.
tw telecom, headquartered in Littleton, CO, 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.

SOURCE Sentinel Data Centers, LLC

Contact: Priscilla Brutus, 212.398.3700,
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