tw telecom Named Gold Sponsor of North American IPv6 Task Force IPv6 Summit Conference
LITTLETON, Colo., April 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- tw telecom, (NASDAQ: TWTC) a leading provider of managed services, including Business Ethernet, converged and IP VPN solutions for enterprises throughout the U.S. and globally, will be a Gold Sponsor for the 2012 IPv6 Summit Technology Conference to be held in Denver, Colorado, on April 9 -11, 2012.
"tw telecom is pleased to support the 2012 IPv6 Summit Technology Conference because we recognize the importance of supporting an organized and smooth transition to IPv6 over the next few years," said Harold Teets, CIO for tw telecom. "We have been a member of the RMv6 Task Force since 2008, and are active participants in this conference through our sponsorship. We are providing 300 Mbps connectivity for dual-stack IPv4/IPv6 Internet integration for the pre-conference tutorials and as well as the 2-day conference."
As a leader in IPv6 strategy, tw telecom fully integrated IPv6 addressing in 2005 and enabled IPv6 across its MPLS/IP backbone well ahead of the 2008 deadline mandated by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Additionally, multiple IPv6 peering relationships have been established to support the ever growing connectivity needs required to reach IPv6 content. tw telecom, a long-time proponent of IPv6 and recognizes the importance of education and support for business organizations that are in the transition from IPv4 to IPv6. With the continued depletion of IPv4 addresses and the continued global growth in IPv6 addressing support. IPv6 (Internet Protocol version 6) is the next-generation of the Internet Protocol address scheme developed to replace IPv4, the protocol currently used to direct almost all Internet traffic.
The Rocky Mountain IPv6 Task Force (RMv6TF), in conjunction with the other North America Regional IPv6 Task Force sub-charters (NAv6TF), is hosting the 2012 IPv6 Summit Technology Conference, at the Hyatt Regency Denver from April 9 -11, 2012 in Denver, Colorado.
tw telecom delivers high-quality, high-speed solutions for businesses that depend on the Internet for critical business applications. These services scale from 1.5Mbps to 10Gbps and are delivered over tw telecom's IP network, supported by a multi-10Gbps backbone, which is -recognized as one of the world's 10 most connected Internet networks. With tw telecom's Internet solutions, customers have the flexibility of Ethernet or TDM, Managed Router more-and support for the adoption of IPv6 as well as ongoing support for legacy IPv4 addressing solutions.
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 www.twtelecom.com for more information.
About The RMv6TF IPv6 Conference
The RMv6TF IPv6 Conference is now in its fifth year and is one of the largest IPv6 events being held in North America. The conference attendees are typically networking professionals, technology leaders and researchers from throughout the country. An optional one-day preconference tutorial offers attendees the option of a full-day Basic or Advanced IPv6 class. A two-day educational conference will offer multiple simultaneous tracks that will cover IPv6 Transition to the Home, and IPv6 in the Enterprise and a Service and Cloud Provider track. All tracks will cover some aspects of the current state of IPv6, and information on how providers, subscribers and organizations are preparing for migration to IPv6 or are already deploying IPv6 within their networks and will highlight their experiences.
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