tw telecom Launches Industry First Alerts Driven Dynamic Capacity® Nationally

tw telecom Launches Industry First Alerts Driven Dynamic Capacity® Nationally

-- Expands industry leading Intelligent Network and Dynamic Capacity
capabilities to 10 Gig

-- Real-time network visibility links to on-demand elastic and dedicated
Business Ethernet bandwidth increases; without human intervention

-- Customers define thresholds that automatically increase network bandwidth

PR Newswire

LITTLETON, Colo., July 25, 2013

LITTLETON, Colo., July 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- tw telecom inc., (NASDAQ:
TWTC) a leading provider of managed services, including Business Ethernet,
converged and IP VPN solutions for enterprises throughout the U.S. and
globally, today announced the launch of its new Alerts Driven Dynamic
Capacity® real-time, automatic dedicated Ethernet bandwidth-on-demand
capability. For the first time ever, enterprises now have the capability to
pre-set bandwidth utilization thresholds, without human intervention, that
automatically doubles or triples network Business Ethernet bandwidth when
reached. tw telecom's Intelligent Network capabilities support bandwidth
needs up to 10 Gig.


Alerts Driven Dynamic Capacity is a new key component of tw telecom's
Intelligent Network that gives enterprises unprecedented visibility,
flexibility and control of their network. Alerts Driven Dynamic Capacity ties
together tw telecom's first two phases of its Intelligent Network portfolio,
which increases the velocity at which enterprises buy and consume dedicated
network services, and is an integral part of its future Constellation
Platform(sm) vision.

John Blount, Chief Operating Officer at tw telecom, said, "Our Alerts Driven
feature takes our previously introduced Dynamic Capacity to the next level by
providing customers with automatic linkages betweennetwork performance
visibility and system-driven increased bandwidth that reflects what we believe
is the future for enterprises – which is greater and greater automation of the

"To support the rapid proliferation of networked business applications, IT
professionals increasingly need better real time visibility and control of
their networks," said Erin Dunne, Director of Research Services, Vertical
Systems Group. "A significant challenge is how to efficiently manage network
bandwidth in response to new Cloud apps or changes in existing applications.
tw telecom addresses these needs with its Intelligent Network capabilities.
Specifically, Dynamic Capacity is a unique capability that enables CIOs to
look into their network metrics in real time and then allocate Ethernet
bandwidth on-demand."

"No other service puts the customer in immediate control of their network like
Alerts Driven Dynamic Capacity," Blount said. "It provides businesses across
industries, like health care, financial, and education, with the ability to
significantly enhance network performance during times of peak use, leading to
increased efficiency and capability, and then returning to the originally
committed network bandwidth at the conclusion of the event."

Alerts Driven Dynamic Capacity is available to Business Ethernet customers
that have Enhanced Management and Dynamic Capacity capabilities. Customers
and prospects in approximately 18,500 tw telecom fiber-connected buildings in
75 major metro markets across the country have access to the Company's
Intelligent Network services.

tw telecom has taken a unique approach in developing and delivering its
Intelligent Network portfolio by incorporating customer feedback into its
evolving IT strategies at the foundation of the solution. The Company's
Intelligent Network services suite is highly scalable and widely available to
meet the needs of Business Ethernet customers because it is built on the
company's comprehensive data services platform and its integrated systems
architecture. tw telecom is one of the top three providers of Business
Ethernet throughout the U.S., according to leading industry analysts Vertical
Systems Group and Frost & Sullivan.

tw telecom's customer commitment to innovation and delivering reliable network
solutions, its resilient national fiber network, and an extensive product
portfolio enables tw telecom to deliver consistent, secure, scalable and
predictable network connections to enterprises throughout the U.S.

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.

SOURCE tw telecom

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