AUSTIN, Texas – August 11, 2011 – tw telecom, (NASDAQ: TWTC) a leading provider of managed services, including Business Ethernet, converged and VPN solutions for enterprises and large organizations across the U.S. and globally, today announced it has been awarded a 5-year contract by the State of Texas where tw telecom will be able to provide a comprehensive suite of industry leading network solutions to all State agencies and departments.
“The State of Texas has long been an important customer of tw telecom,” said Nick Summit, Regional Vice President at tw telecom. “We are pleased to expand our relationship with the various departments and agencies across the State of Texas and look forward to delivering our unique set of capabilities, innovative solutions and world-class customer care to the State.”
tw telecom continues to be an industry leader in delivering cost-effective networking solutions that drive business efficiencies to enterprise and government customers across the United States and globally. With its comprehensive suite of Business Ethernet and robust converged networking solutions, tw telecom delivers unique value to customers, including cost savings and increased performance. Under the terms of this contract, the departments and agencies across the State of Texas are now able to procure these value-oriented solutions to meet their strict budgetary demands.
“We are excited with the opportunity to expand our relationship with the State of Texas,” said Jenny Rogers, Vice President and General Manager of tw telecom in Austin. “tw telecom has a long history of investing in the State with leading technologies, a robust fiber optic footprint, and an expert technical staff. Our local teams – sales and operations — backed by national support, is the tw telecom difference in Texas.”