tw telecom (Littleton, Colorado), a provider of managed services, including Ethernet, converged and VPN solutions for businesses in South Carolina and throughout the U.S., today announced that KEMET Corporation has selected it to provide Gigabit Ethernet Service to connect KEMET's North American headquarters in Simpsonville, S.C., to one of its data centers in Columbia, S.C.
"Having a highly reliable network is critical to our business operations," said Brian Burch, Director of Worldwide IT Infrastructure, KEMET Corporation. "We selected tw telecom to assist us in establishing and maintaining vital network connections that keep our business running because of their proven track record delivering superior service."
KEMET selected tw telecom for its ability to deliver Gigabit metro rings and inter-market circuits in South Carolina and across the U.S. The company is using tw telecom's Business Ethernet service in part for disaster recovery data-replication.
In addition, tw telecom is delivering KEMET a comprehensive suite of new Business Ethernet networking solutions, as part of a multi-year agreement. The new services will allow KEMET to connect its data center and headquarter locations more efficiently, securely and cost effectively.
"For more than 85 years, KEMET has helped its customers succeed by delivering innovative and high-quality technological solutions," said Chris Oberg, vice president and general manager for tw telecom's Greenville market. "We're pleased that tw telecom services will help KEMET increase its business efficiency and deliver an even better experience to its customers."