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tw telecom to Provide Business Ethernet to Data Foundry's new Houston 2 Data Center

tw telecom's industry-leading network solutions also available at Data Foundry's current Austin and Houston data centers

HOUSTON, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- tw telecom (NASDAQ: TWTC), a leading provider of Business Ethernet and networking solutions, today announced continued strong growth for our business relationship with Data Foundry, a leading provider of data center colocation, disaster recovery and managed services.  In addition to providing Business Ethernet network capabilities to Data Foundry's existing Austin and Houston data centers, tw telecom will be one of the first network service providers to extend its network capabilities to Data Foundry's Houston 2 data center, a 350,000 square- foot data center currently being constructed in North Houston's Greens Crossing district.

tw telecom has one of the most robust Business Ethernet portfolios in the industry with a wide variety of solutions to meet the needs of enterprise and carrier customers for secure, scalable and predictable networking.  Business Ethernet has become the "first choice" for enterprise customers needing connectivity to enterprise locations, critical data centers and even in accessing the Cloud.

"We are pleased tw telecom has chosen to be one of the first carriers to build-into our new Houston 2 data center," said Edward Henigin, president, Data Foundry.  "tw telecom has an excellent customer service reputation here in Houston and with its vast national Ethernet footprint throughout the country, robust network solutions portfolio and unique Intelligent Network capabilities, we are excited to expand our relationship with them."

"Expanding our relationship with Data Foundry is a critical step in helping serve our growing number of customers," said Steve Frank, vice president and general manager, tw telecom Houston.  "Working with Data Foundry and their state of the art data centers will ensure our customers receive the resilient, secure and predictable network connections they need."

Houston 2 will be Data Foundry's second and its largest data center in Houston. With capabilities for 60- megawatts of power, the facility will have a chilled water-cooling system, a 185-mph wind-rated structure and will offer carrier neutral network access to more than 10 fiber carriers.

About tw telecom
tw telecom, headquartered in Littleton, Colo., is a leading national provider of managed services, including Business Ethernet, converged and IP VPN solutions for enterprises throughout the U.S. and globally. tw telecom also delivers secure, scalable private connections for transport data networking, Internet access, voice, VPN, VoIP and security to large organizations and communications services companies. Employing a resilient fiber network infrastructure, robust product portfolio and its own Intelligent Network capabilities, tw telecom delivers customers overall economic value, an industry-leading quality service experience, and improved business productivity. Please visit www.twtelecom.com for more information.

About Data Foundry
Data Foundry provides comprehensive wholesale and retail data center outsourcing, colocation, and disaster recovery services. The company provides its customers with secure premium facilities for servers and equipment, emergency workspace and carrier-neutral network accessibility, supported by experienced onsite technicians and customer support 24/7/365. The company supports more than 1,000 enterprise customers across a variety of industries including energy, healthcare and financial services. Founded in 1994, Data Foundry was the first Internet Service Provider in San Antonio and one of the first 50 Internet Service Providers in the United States. Today, Data Foundry operates data centers in Austin and Houston and owns private networks in Austin, Houston, San Antonio and Dallas. For more information, visit www.datafoundry.com or call 1.888.839.2794.  Data Foundry is a trademark of Data Foundry, Inc. All other trademarks mentioned in this document are the property of their respective owners.

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