tw telecom inc., a leading provider of managed services, including Business Ethernet, converged, and IP VPN solutions for enterprise carrier customers throughout the U.S. and globally, has teamed with SureHosting Internet Solutions to offer its customers secure, scalable and predictable Business Ethernet connectivity to the Equinix International Business Exchange(TM) (IBX) data center in Sunnyvale, Calif.
"We are pleased to team with tw telecom to help us deliver our solutions to customers demanding world-class, reliable, and secure bandwidth, while connecting offices directly to their data center assets," said Michael Hendricks, President and CEO of SureHosting Internet Services. "With tw telecom's highly reliable Layer 2 Business Ethernet connectivity across the nation, we have the best path routing available to ensure fast, secure and scalable bandwidth for our customers' applications. Together, we can offer a 'virtual patch cord' that eliminates the need for expensive firewalls, delivering faster and more reliable connections directly to our data center equipment."
As part of the agreement, tw telecom will deliver a 1 Gbps connection that can immediately respond as SureHosting's bandwidth demands increase. tw telecom's resilient, fiber-based network penetrates deeply into key national metropolitan areas, while providing broad connectivity to data centers across the nation with up to 10 Gbps connectivity.
"Teaming with SureHosting Internet Solutions to connect to the Equinix data center in Sunnyvale, Calif. is a natural fit for us," said Tim Bagnieski, vice president and general manager for tw telecom in Kansas City. "We are excited to deliver world-class infrastructure to meet escalating bandwidth demands - nationally and locally - to customers of Equinix and SureHosting. Together, we form an ecosystem that enables broader, faster and more reliable access for all customers."