SEATTLE, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- tw telecom (NASDAQ: TWTC), a leading provider of Business Ethernet and networking solutions, today announced an agreement with Equinix, Inc., a global interconnection and data center company, to be the first company to provide customers with Business Ethernet solutions in the Seattle SE3 International Business Exchange™ (IBX®) data center facility; including via the Equinix Cloud Exchange.
Using tw telecom's eLynksm product suite, customers can connect between any two of the company's on-net data centers or to thousands of customer locations nationwide on its network. tw telecom's network also features the company's Intelligent Network, a highly scalable solution providing real-time automation to help increase productivity and more efficiently manage costs.
tw telecom can also provide seamless and direct access to multiple cloud services and providers on the Equinix Cloud Exchange, an interconnection service that gives enterprises direct access to the services they need to build sophisticated hybrid cloud solutions. This offering gives enterprises better, faster, easier access to Equinix's cloud ecosystem through tw telecom's secure, scalable, elastic and predictable Business Ethernet connections.
The presence in Seattle also enables tw telecom to offer SE3 tenants secure performance and optimized connectivity directly to the Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud via a direct connection to the Western US and GovCloud regions. AWS enables businesses to run important operations in the cloud with unlimited scalability, including enterprise applications, big data projects and mobile applications. Customers using tw telecom's eLynk Express for AWS will benefit from a reliable, secure and rapidly scalable connection to the AWS cloud with lower transfer rates versus connecting via the Internet.