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Press Release -- March 23rd, 2010
Source: Telx Group
Tags: Colocation, Exchange, Low Latency

Telx Hosts Financial Services Industry Roundtable Event At Clifton New Jersey Colocation Facility April 6

“Trading Latency: How Low Can You Go?” Offers Thought Leadership from Financial Services Experts Including TABB Group, RCN Metro Optical Networks and Activ Financial

New York, NY (March 23, 2010)

Key Highlights:

  • Telx will host a half-day Financial Services event, “Trading Latency: How Low Can You Go?” on Tuesday, April 6, 2010 at 100 Delawanna Ave., Clifton, N.J. from 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. The event includes breakfast and lunch for attendees, a keynote opening by Telx CEO Eric Shepcaro and a live, interactive roundtable discussion led by TABB Group’s Kevin McPartland.
  • This event will offer interactive thought leadership from some top Financial Services players, including Ballista, ACTIV Financial, Direct Edge and RCN Metro Optical Networks, and is aimed at helping Financial Buy Side, Sell Side, Market Data and Enterprise Customers.
  • Tours of the new colocation facility are also available for attendees and media as part of the Grand Opening for this fast-growing connectivity hub.

Telx®, a leading interconnection and colocation provider in strategic North American markets, today announced the agenda for its Financial Services Event, Trading Latency: How Low Can You Go?” The event is scheduled for Tuesday, April 6, 2010, 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Telx’s 100 Delawanna Ave., Clifton, N.J. facility, and is open to financial buy-side, sell-side, market data and enterprise customers in need of answers to critical trading latency questions.

“Today, the smallest amount of latency can cause big problems in the trading arena,” explained Eric Shepcaro, CEO of Telx. “Our customers hear every day that a network provider has the lowest latency, or some application can help reduce latency. Our event will delve into these confusing claims and examine what causes latency in trades. We will explore how the trading environment can affect the trade, and offer attendees real-world advice that will help them improve their latency issues.”

This Financial Services event includes complimentary breakfast and lunch for attendees, a keynote address by Telx CEO Eric Shepcaro and a live, interactive roundtable discussion led by moderator Kevin McPartland, a senior financial services analyst with TABB Group. Financial Services leaders from companies such as Ballista, Direct Edge, RCN Metro Optical Networks and Activ Financial will also participate in the roundtable. Attendees will also have the opportunity to meet with Telx’s executive team and learn more about the interconnection leader’s New York/New Jersey markets: 100 Delawanna Avenue, Clifton, N.J, 60 Hudson Street NYC, 111 8th Avenue NYC and 300 Boulevard East Weehawken, N.J. Attendees will finished the event with a tour of Telx’s newest colocation facility. To register for this event, please visit

About 100 Delawanna Ave.

100 Delawanna Avenue is a strategically located building in Clifton, N.J. that services New York City and Northern New Jersey markets. Telx’s 24,000 square feet of colocation space is located 11 miles outside of New York City. The facility offers customers the ability to lease private cages and cabinets and connect to more than 400 carriers, business exchanges, and enterprises with a single connection. This site is ideally suited for Financial Services clients looking for low latency connections and cages and cabinets to run storage and back office operations, enterprise customers looking for a location outside of New York City to host business continuity/disaster recovery, storage back-up or other networking applications, and current carrier customers looking to expand their presence in a NY Telx facility to reach more customers and optimize their network among several Points of Presence (PoPs).
Customers at 100 Delawanna Ave. have direct access to the wide range of services provided by Telx customers located in its other NY/NJ locations including its locations at 60 Hudson Street NYC, 111 8th Avenue NYC and 300 Boulevard East Weehawken, N.J.

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, Santa Clara) and facilities in Atlanta, Miami, Phoenix and Charlotte, N.C. For more information about Telx, visit

Michelle Barry
BridgeView Marketing for Telx
Twitter: @Telx_Group

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