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Telx Lights Up Ethernet Exchange in Two Key Data Centers

April 12, 2011 by  

Hosting ServicesNEW YORK, NY – Telx®, a leading interconnection and colocation provider in strategic North American markets, today announced the deployment of its award-winning Ethernet Exchange service at its data centers in Clifton, New Jersey, and Dallas, Texas. The Telx Ethernet Exchange enables service providers, enterprises and cloud/SaaS providers to leverage an industry-leading marketplace to improve Ethernet communications and scale service delivery, while reducing the cost and complexity associated with adding new customers in geographically underserved areas.

The carrier-neutral Ethernet Exchange provides a more efficient and simplified method for enterprises, service providers, cloud providers and ISPs to virtually interconnect on a one-to-many basis. The deployment of Ethernet Exchange service at Telx’s recently expanded data centers in Clifton and Dallas gives customers at these locations more choices in connectivity and bandwidth, and opens up new business opportunities with other Exchange members through the Ethernet Exchange Customer Web Portal.


“This next phase of our strategic service deployment is a win-win for our customers,” said Chris Eldredge, senior executive responsible for Ethernet Exchange and Product Management at Telx. “Telx customers in Clifton and Dallas now have the opportunity to colocate their equipment in state-of-the-art data center environments while using our powerful Ethernet Exchange to easily turn up connectivity through direct access to carriers and service providers in other locations, as well as to grow their business ecosystem.”

Located just 11 miles outside of New York City, Telx’s data center at 100 Delawanna Ave. in Clifton, New Jersey provides the opportunity to connect to more than 400 carriers, business and financial exchanges, cloud providers and large enterprises. In Dallas, the 8435 Stemmons Freeway data center provides secure, direct access to more than 150 network operators, as well as SaaS, media and entertainment and cloud providers. It is one of the premier colocation facilities in the Southwest and the most connected data center in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

Telx is a sponsor of Light Reading’s Ethernet Europe 2011 Expo, April 12 and 13 at the Marriott Grosvenor Square in London. Glenn Calafati, VP of Interconnection Services for Telx, is a panelist in the educational session “Carrier Ethernet Exchanges – The Catalyst for Market Growth,” Tuesday, April 12 at 2:20 p.m. GMT. For more in this international event, visit http://www.lightreading.com/live/event_information.asp?event_id=29395.

About the Telx Ethernet Exchange
Winner of the 2010 INTERNET TELEPHONY® Product of the Year Award, The Telx Ethernet Exchange provides a more efficient and simplified method of interconnecting service provider networks on a one-to-many basis. The Telx Ethernet Exchange is powered by the 6.4 TB/s capable Cisco ASR 9000 hardware platform and the modular Cisco IOS® XR software operating system, simplifying network operations for Ethernet wholesale service providers and Enterprise customers while enabling comprehensive system redundancy and network resiliency. To read more about how Telx helps carriers and services providers extend the reach of their networks, register to read this white paper on Ethernet Exchanges.

About Telx
Telx is a leading provider of interconnection, colocation and business exchange services in strategic, high demand North American markets. With 15 premier facilities, Telx increases speed to market and reduces connectivity costs by providing direct connections to the industry’s highest performance networks and access to more than 880+ customers, including leading telecommunications carriers, ISPs, content providers and enterprises. Telx is a privately held company headquartered in New York City with four facilities in the New York Metro area, two facilities in Chicago, two facilities in Dallas, three facilities in California, (Los Angeles, San Francisco and Santa Clara) and facilities in Atlanta, Miami, Phoenix and Charlotte, N.C. For more information about Telx, visit www.telx.com.

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