Latisys Teams with tw telecom to Extend Fiber Network Connectivity for Latisys’ Ashburn Data Center Campus

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Latisys’ enterprise customers in DC region will benefit from tw telecom’s redundant fiber networks to meet high bandwidth needs.

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Latisys, a leading national provider of IT outsourcing solutions from colocation to cloud, today announced that it will leverage tw telecom’s fiber network infrastructure to deliver high bandwidth, high-density (HD) connectivity to enterprise customers at the Latisys-Ashburn data center campus.

tw telecom, (NASDAQ: TWTC) is a leading national provider of managed voice and data networking services including Business Ethernet, converged and IP VPN solutions to enterprises throughout the U.S. and globally. Organizations colocated at Latisys’ 140,200 square foot Ashburn, Virginia data center campus – recently outfitted with an additional 14 megawatts of power and 26,000 square feet of new, available raised floor space – will benefit from access to tw telecom’s national fiber infrastructure network for diverse, resilient and scalable network connectivity.

“As enterprise demand grows for high-density space, power and bandwidth-intensive services, Latisys is committed to working with leading fiber network infrastructure providers that can provide superior access, speed and security for customers at our state-of-the art data center facilities in Ashburn,” said Dave Haskell, Regional Sales Director, Latisys. “We are excited to add tw telecom, a premier provider, to our mix of carriers as it strengthens our position of delivering diverse, fully redundant network connectivity for our customers.”

Latisys-Ashburn data center campus will benefit from tw telecom’s national fiber infrastructure that includes:

  •     More than 27,000 route miles of fiber (approximately 75% of which is within 75 metro U.S. markets)
  •     The third largest provider of Business Ethernet ports with presence in nearly 15,000 commercial buildings across the U.S. (as of Sept. 30, 2011)
  •     The ability to construct a unique footprint with highly scalable bandwidth and robust array of network services, including data, internet and VoIP
  •     Industry-leading capabilities that include 2010 MEF 9 & 13 Certification, 10 Gig, Fractional 10 Gig, Long Haul fiber

“Latisys’ business service delivery model is a strategic fit for tw telecom,” said Jeff Lowney, vice president and general manager for tw telecom in Northern Virginia and Washington D.C. “The network solutions we deliver over our nation-wide, resilient fiber infrastructure enable us to provide industry-leading connectivity to meet the data center, business continuity and applications management needs of enterprises using Latisys facilities.”

With multiple high-density, Tier III data center facilities in Denver, Irvine, Chicago and Northern Virginia, Latisys delivers IT outsourcing coverage across all U.S. time zones – including gateways into the Asia Pacific and Europe – providing unmatched scalability and multi-site redundancy to enterprise customers whether they want to off-premise, off-load, optimize or on-demand their IT infrastructure.

About Latisys
Latisys is a leading national provider of colocation, managed hosting, managed services, disaster recovery and private cloud solutions to medium-sized businesses, enterprise customers and government agencies. With a heritage serving business customers since 1994, and multiple high-density, SAS70 Type II compliant data centers across the United States, Latisys offers scalable outsourced IT infrastructure management solutions that provide customers what they need, when they need it. The firm’s recently completed, state-of-the-art Tier III data center campus in Ashburn, Virginia compliments existing facility operations in Chicago, Denver and Irvine, California. As a data center-centric company, Latisys is quickly becoming the hosting and colocation company of choice for companies that demand more from their IT infrastructure partner. All while optimizing clients' return on investment. All while 'delivering more_'. Call 1-866-956-9594 or visit for additional information.

About tw telecom
tw telecom holdings inc., a unit of tw telecom inc., headquartered in Littleton, Colo., provides managed network services, specializing in Business Ethernet and transport data networking, Internet access, local and long distance voice, VoIP, VPN and security, to enterprise organizations and communications services companies throughout the U.S. As a leading provider of integrated and converged network solutions, tw telecom delivers customers overall economic value, quality, service, and improved business productivity. Please visit for more information.


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