Bluelock Announces Dynamic Disaster Recovery Enabled by tw telecom's Intelligent Network

     Bluelock Announces Dynamic Disaster Recovery Enabled by tw telecom's
                             Intelligent Network

- Firms collaborate to combine tw telecom's Intelligent Network with Bluelock
Recovery-as-a-Service for a complete Dynamic Disaster Recovery solution.

PR Newswire

LITTLETON, Colo., Oct. 8, 2013

LITTLETON, Colo., Oct. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Bluelock and tw telecomtoday
announced they are collaborating to offer a complete Dynamic Disaster Recovery
solution available nationwide.By combining Bluelock Recovery-as-a-Service
with tw telecom's Business Ethernet-based Intelligent Network capabilities,
customers can access affordable, reliable disaster recovery with an elastic
network solution that aligns and scales based on customer usage. 


Through this service, customers experience a new paradigm shift for bandwidth
services, and achieve secure, predictable network performance to a simple,
affordable disaster recovery or cloud hosting solution. Bluelock's
cloud-based Recovery-as-a-Service (RaaS) solution offers reliable application
protection that is easy to test, ensuring the ability to recover quickly and
easily from any type of disaster.

Bluelock and tw telecom collaborate to enable solutions for cloud-based
disaster recovery and other general cloud hosting needs with VMware-based
Virtual Datacenters hosted in the cloud. Bluelock Virtual Datacenters enable
customers to access virtual resources on-demand that are scalable and
compatible with their internal VMware environments and also offer pay-as-you
go pricing to better align business success with IT spending.

"As an innovator of cloud solutions, Bluelock has seen the headaches cloud
users experience when their network connections aren't dynamic," explains
Chief Technology Officer Pat O'Day. "We're excited to announce our
relationship with tw telecom because together we have created a groundbreaking
solution that makes disaster recovery in the cloud simple and extremely
affordable. Bluelock's Recovery as a Service (RaaS) combined with tw
telecom's dynamic Intelligent Networksignificantly relieves and effectively
eliminates many of the cost, performance and capacity challenges that cloud
applications place on a traditional network."

tw telecom's Intelligent Network capabilities support enterprise connectivity
requirements into new destinations with IT solutions that leverage improved
business agility and resiliency. tw telecom's Intelligent Network allows
customers to increase bandwidth on-demand or by pre-defining thresholds on the
tw telecom MyPortal, giving customers the control they require when addressing
highly dynamic disaster recovery scenarios.

"tw telecom is excited to be working with Bluelock and their ground breaking
service that truly leverages the value of our Intelligent Network," said
Graham Taylor, Senior Vice President - Marketing, tw telecom. "Our customers
continue to look for innovative Business Continuity strategies, and now by
partnering with Bluelock, we can deliver a solution that solves the disaster
recovery problem with a flexible, efficient and cost effective solution."

To learn more about Bluelock and tw telecom's joint solution, please contact
Bluelock at or visit

About Bluelock

Bluelock provides flexible IT infrastructure solutions with its Bluelock
Virtual Datacenters hosted in the public cloud. For companies requiring the
ability to respond to change more quickly and get more out of their technology
investments, Bluelock solutions offer scalable and economic alternatives to
traditional hosting and disaster recovery for even the most complex
requirements. Bluelock's unique customer approach leads to innovative
solutions that offer unprecedented visibility and control, helping customers
make better decisions about risk, agility and operational efficiency. For more
information, visit

About tw telecom

tw telecom, (NASDAQ: TWTC) 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

Contact: Bob Meldrum, tw telecom, O: 303 566-1354, M: 303 324-9588,, or Meghan Matheny, BLASTmedia for Bluelock,
317.806.1900 Ext. 115,
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