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Press Release -- July 12th, 2010
Source: Telx Group
Tags: Colocation, Ethernet, Exchange

Telx Signs Colocation Customer Telarus As Master Agent

New Agreement With Dallas Colocation Customer Telarus Allows Agents to Offer Direct Access to Telx’s 15 Strategic Locations as Part of its Business Communications Portfolio

New York, NY – (July 12, 2010)Telx®, a leading interconnection and colocation provider in strategic North American markets, announced today that Telarus, a premier telecom master agent and patent holder of real-time carrier quotes, has selected Telx as both a colocation provider and a channel partner. Telarus selected Telx to deliver highly-available, resilient colocation and interconnection services in two Dallas locations, strengthening its ability to deliver connectivity in this key U.S. market. The telecom broker has also agreed to become a national sales and marketing partner of Telx on a non-exclusive basis. Through this agreement, Telarus independent Agents can offer their customers the best in carrier-neutral connectivity choice and colocation within all 15 of Telx’s North American locations.

“Telx provides carrier-neutral, connection-rich interconnection services in their two Dallas-based data centers, allowing us to be one cross-connect away from a secure, direct connection to carriers and ISPs within the Telx ecosystem. Because we are colocation customer, we can confidently offer Telx’s services in all 15 of its locations to our own customers,” said Andrew Morgan, director of IT for Telarus. “Telx’s secure colocation services will be a powerful new addition to the Telarus business communications portfolio.”

Telarus is a colocation customer at Telx’s two Dallas locations,8435 Stemmons Freeway and 2323 Bryan Street. These locations provide Telarus redundant, highly-available colocation services with Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) connectivity, and direct access to 210 ISPs, carriers and service providers, delivering cost-effective market entry into the Dallas business region.

As a Telx channel partner, Telarus can now quickly augment its portfolio of services with best-in-class Telx interconnection and colocation services, offering their national clients a complete solution to meet their business needs and objectives. Telx also provides Telarus agents a comprehensive training program, marketing services and support organization within this program.

“Telx is pleased to provide Telarus the most choice in direct access connectivity at our two Dallas data center facilities, and to become its nationwide channel partner,” said William Kolman, VP of Sales for Telx. “This strategic channel partnership will give Telarus Agents a competitive differentiator and will also provide their business communications customers with secure, direct access to our Global Marketplace of service providers, while keeping connectivity costs low.”

About Telarus

Telarus is a leading master agent that caters to the needs of professional independent commercial telecom brokers. Telarus is contracted with the top carriers and pays top commissions to its partners, all while providing superior support and tools that enable sales growth. Established in 2002, Telarus has become a leading master agent in the telecom industry through its use of non-outsourced home grown technology, unsurpassed transparency, and the best people in the business. In short, Telarus makes selling more efficient and effective for our partners so they waste less time and get paid more. Today Telarus leverages GeoQuote, a patented real-time quote engine to provide near instant pricing for transactional services, allowing its sales support staff to focus on providing agents with assistance on large and complex solutions. Telarus, a privately held company with headquarters in Draper, Utah, was named the top master agent by the members of the Telecom Association in 2008 and 2009.

About the Telx Channel Partner Program

Telx, the interconnection leader, can help partners expand business opportunities with programs tailored to three distinct partner types: the Telx Referral Partner Program, the Telx Agent Partner Program and the Telx Alliance Partner Program. To learn more about becoming a Telx Channel Partner, go to http://telx.com/Partners/telx-channel-partner-program.html.

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 800 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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