tw telecom Selected by Digital Realty to Provide Customers Direct Connection
to Amazon Web Services
LITTLETON, Colo., April 3, 2014
LITTLETON, Colo., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --tw telecom (NASDAQ: TWTC), a
leading provider of Business Ethernet and networking solutions, today
announced it was selected by Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: DLR), the
global data center and colocation company, to connect Digital Realty customers
in 12 key North American markets to Amazon Web Services (AWS). tw telecom
will use its innovative eLynk^sm Express for AWS service to ensure Digital
Realty's customers have better, faster and easier connections to the AWS
tw telecom inc.
"Through its eLynk Express service, tw telecom provides a fast, secure and
private solution for our enterprise and midmarket customers to effortlessly
connect to AWS in many of our North American markets," said Bill Stein,
interim CEO, Digital Realty. "We are committed to providing our customers
secure, reliable and cost-effective data center solutions that enable their
growth. Our relationship with tw telecom and this capability will certainly
help meet clients' critical needs now and into the future."
eLynk Express for AWS, only available from tw telecom, creates new bandwidth
options and streamlines the activation process going to and through the data
center to integrate the network, the data center and the application. While
offering enterprise customers increased visibility and flexibility, tw telecom
has made establishing and managing the connection between the network and the
AWS ecosystem simple.
"CIOs tell us many of their applications require a higher level of dedicated,
secure and dynamic connectivity than what the Internet can provide," said
Graham Taylor, senior vice president, marketing, tw telecom. "As rapid
adoption of the cloud continues, integration between the AWS ecosystem and our
unique Intelligent Network capabilities will ensure the delivery of resilient,
elastic and predictable network solutions. We're pleased to enable
connections between Digital Realty customers and the AWS ecosystem to help
improve their business performance."
Currently, tw telecom is offering eLynk Express to AWS in the following
Digital Realty markets: Arizona, California, Colorado, Georgia, Florida,
Illinois, Minnesota, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, Texas and Washington.
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 www.twtelecom.com for more information.
About Digital Realty
Digital Realty Trust, Inc. focuses on delivering customer-driven data center
solutions by providing secure, reliable and cost-effective facilities that
meet each customer's unique data center needs. Digital Realty's customers
include domestic and international companies across multiple industry
verticals ranging from financial services, cloud and information technology
services, to manufacturing, energy, health care and consumer products.
Digital Realty's 131 properties, including 12 properties held as investments
in unconsolidated joint ventures, comprised approximately 24.5 million square
feet as of December 31, 2013, including approximately 1.8 million square feet
of space under active development and 1.3 million square feet of space held
for future development. Digital Realty's portfolio is located in 33 markets
throughout North America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Additional information
about Digital Realty is included in the Company Overview, which is available
on the Investors page of Digital Realty's website at
SOURCE tw telecom
Contact: Brad Jones, +1-303-519-1381, Bradley.Jones@twtelecom.com
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