Former Savvis Senior VP Joins Interconnection Leader to Drive Colocation and Next-Generation Interconnection Solutions and Marketing
New York, NY (March 11, 2010) – Telx®, the leading interconnection and colocation provider in strategic North American markets, today announced that it has named Brad Hokamp its new chief marketing officer. Hokamp brings more than 25 years of sales and marketing experience in the colocation, hosting and networking markets to his key leadership position with Telx, and will focus on the continued growth of the company’s financial services, carrier, service provider, software-as-a-service (SaaS) and media/entertainment verticals.
“Telx is pleased to include Brad Hokamp as an important part of our management staff,” said Eric Shepcaro, CEO of Telx. “Brad’s proven track record in driving results in the colocation and networking industries, along with his sales and marketing experience, make him an excellent addition to the Telx team. His in-depth knowledge of the data center space and business communications infrastructure will drive the expansion of our solutions to meet our existing customers’ requirements, as well as opening up new, high growth markets for Telx, such as cloud exchange, video exchange and Ethernet exchange.”
As Telx’s CMO, Hokamp will drive all facets of corporate and solutions marketing, including product marketing and distribution strategies, pricing and promotions, communications, public relations, strategic business development and customer support. Prior to joining the Telx senior management team, Hokamp spent 10 years at Savvis Inc., where most recently, he was the senior vice president of the Hosting Business Unit, managing the full hosting and colocation organization. Prior to that assignment, he served as senior vice president of sales for the eastern region and federal sales, and also managed the product management and marketing organization. Hokamp also spent 15 years in sales and marketing leadership roles at Sprint, where he primarily focused on the data communications and Internet services portfolios.
“I am excited to join the management team at Telx, and am extremely impressed with the tremendous growth the company has been able to achieve over the last two years,” said Brad Hokamp, Telx’s new CMO. “With Telx’s highly connected data center footprint, we are uniquely positioned to continue our rapid growth in the interconnection and colocation markets for service providers and financial services, and also expand by creating solutions for emerging high growth markets such as cloud computing interconnection and exchange, software-as-a-service and other latency sensitive applications.”
Telx is the 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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