tw telecom (NASDAQ: TWTC), a provider of managed services including Business Ethernet, converged and IP VPN solutions for enterprises throughout the U.S. and globally, has expanded its nationwide network and extensive product suite by introducing service to customers in metropolitan Boston.
tw telecom now has agreements with Boston area data center providers to provide networking solutions to their facilities’ tenants. tw telecom is now working with The Markley Group, to provide networking solutions to customers in one of the largest largest multi-tenant data center facilities in New England. tw telecom also has an agreement in place with data center services provider ColoSpace, to offer networking services to customers in its Waltham, MA data center.
“Boston businesses now have access to our nationwide Business Ethernet, Intelligent Network, cloud and IP networking solutions as well as our ecosystem of on-net datacenters,” said Mike Gearin, area vice president, tw telecom. “With our award-winning Business Ethernet portfolio, we deliver resilient, secure, scalable and predictable connections to data centers and their customers to improve their network experience and performance.”
Metro fiber footprint
The Boston expansion is part of a national multi-market effort by the company to expand its metro fiber footprint across the country this year. In addition to Boston, tw telecom has already entered into three other new markets – Salt Lake City, Philadelphia and Richmond, Va., and plans to enter into one additional new market – Cleveland – this year. The company is also accelerating the density of its metro-fiber footprint in more than a third of its existing markets.
“We are excited to work with tw telecom to provide our customers with secure, reliable Business Ethernet, networking and cloud solutions,” said Patrick W. Gilmore, chief technology officer, Markley Group. “Our customers are quickly adapting cloud strategies and need fast and easy connection to the cloud to keep pace with their ever-changing IT environments. tw telecom’s ability to provide rapid connection to the cloud, its unique Intelligent Network capabilities, and Markley Group’s cutting-edge cloud computing and storage infrastructure and its world-class colocation at One Summer Street make this partnership here in Boston a major business advantage for our customers.”