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Press Release -- March 31st, 2010
Source: Lightower Fiber Networks
Tags: Colocation, Ethernet, Exchange, Expansion, Low Latency, Metro Fiber, Wavelength

Lightower Expands Services in Telx’s Clifton, New Jersey Colocation Facility

Leading NY Metro Fiber Service Provider Lights Up Telx’s 100 Delawanna Ave. Location, Popular Financial Services Colocation Facility, Adding More Lit Capacity and Dark Fiber, Including Direct Access to Regional Data Centers and Business Exchanges

NEW YORK, NY–(Marketwire – March 31, 2010) -

Key Highlights:

  • By expanding into Telx’s newest New Jersey data center at 100 Delawanna Ave., Clifton, N.J., Lightower can offer its low latency, high bandwidth solutions to the growing number of colocation customers in the facility, including financial services, media, e-commerce, and other industries.
  • With Lightower’s dense fiber network in the New York metro area, Telx colocation customers can directly connect to other regional data centers, carriers, ISPs and business exchanges within the NY and NJ area.
  • Telx continues to build a strong financial provider ecosystem in the New Jersey and NY Metro region, delivering direct access to low latency, high bandwidth connectivity solutions.

Telx®, a leading interconnection and colocation provider in strategic North American markets, today announced that Lightower Fiber Networks, a leading metro fiber network, bandwidth, and colocation service provider serving the northeast United States, is expanding its network services into the 100 Delawanna Ave. colocation facility in Clifton, New Jersey. The expansion will accommodate growing demand by Telx customers for high bandwidth Ethernet, wavelengths and dark fiber service. Lightower’s expansion will increase capacity at the location, while offering Telx’s colocation customers optimized routes from 100 Delawanna Ave. to other NJ and NY Metro data centers and financial exchanges.

“Lightower is pleased to work with Telx on meeting the increasing demand for networking services into and between Telx’s New Jersey and New York colocation and interconnection centers,” said Doug Dalissandro, EVP of Sales for Lightower. “Telx is strategically positioned in the New York City region to be a premier colocation provider. We look forward to continued expansion of our dark fiber, Ethernet, wavelength, and other networking services in these facilities as demand continues to rise.”

“Telx continues to build a large community of interest for the financial services industry in the New York area, including our newest location at 100 Delawanna Ave. in Clifton,” said Brad Hokamp, CMO of Telx. “Lightower’s expansive reach of dark fiber between New England and New York enables us to offer lower latency and improved network connectivity to the financial services industry and other enterprise customers looking to optimize network performance while cost-effectively reaching key business exchanges.”

About 100 Delawanna Ave.

Telx’s 24,000 square feet of colocation space at 100 Delawanna Avenue, Clifton, New Jersey, located 11 miles outside of New York City, is becoming a premier address for financial services colocation and interconnection services. The strategic location offers customers the ability to lease private cages and cabinets, with direct access to more than 400 carriers, business exchanges, and enterprises through a single cross-connection. This site is ideally suited for Financial Services, enterprise, media and entertainment and cloud computing customers looking for a location outside of New York City to host their business continuity/disaster recovery, storage back-up, or other networking applications. 100 Delawanna Ave. also provides access to Financial Exchange networks such as SFTI, BATS, ARCA, and others. Carrier customers looking to expand their presence in a NY Telx facility choose this location in order to reach more customers and optimize their network among several Points of Presence (PoPs). In addition, customers at this location have secure, direct access to the wide range of services provided by Telx customers located in its other NY/NJ locations, including 60 Hudson Street NYC, 111 8th Avenue NYC and 300 Boulevard East Weehawken, N.J. 100 Delawanna Avenue is a strategically located building that services New York City and Northern New Jersey markets. Telx’s colocation centers offer premier conditioned space, equipped with state-of-the-art access control and surveillance systems. Telx Interconnection Centers provide a managed, network-neutral, secure environment for Core Interconnection networking elements; whether you’re a carrier, ISP, content provider, financial services company or enterprise business.

Telx will host a grand opening of the 100 Delawanna Ave. location, including a Financial Services industry roundtable, “Trading Latency: How Low Can You Go?” on April 6, 2010, from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information, visit http://telx.cvent.com/event/telxfinancial.

About Lightower Fiber Networks

Lightower Fiber Networks is a leading fiber network and broadband service provider in the Northeast. Lightower offers over 4,500 fiber route miles with over 1,750 on-net buildings coupled with comprehensive transport and alternative access solutions. Lightower’s geographic footprint extends from Boston and southern New Hampshire, to eastern New York State, northern New Jersey, Long Island, and New York City. Lightower uniquely offers customers geographically diverse routing and low latency network solutions on an all-fiber optic network. Lightower Fiber is headquartered in Boxborough, MA. For more information, visit www.lightower.com or call 888-LT-FIBER.

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 750 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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