New York, NY (July 14, 2010) – Telx®, a leading interconnection and colocation provider in strategic North American markets, today announced that it has named Michael Cattell its new Vice President of Financial Markets. Cattell brings more than 17 years of experience in financial technology to this key leadership position with Telx, and will focus on the continued growth of the company’s products, services and strategies for the fast-growing financial vertical market.
“Telx welcomes Michael Cattell as an important part of our leadership staff in the fast-growing financial market,” said Brad Hokamp, CMO of Telx. “Mike’s proven track record in driving results in the financial community, and his in-depth knowledge of the unique needs in this industry, make him an excellent addition to the Telx team.”
Cattell will drive all facets of the financial markets business line, including solution and market development, with a main focus on the continued growth of Telx’s Financial Business Exchange (FBX). Prior to joining the Telx management team, Cattell was vice president of Global Hosting Solutions for BT Radianz, where he oversaw the development and implementation of the company’s suite of hosted connectivity solutions for the financial community in 10 markets worldwide. Prior to that, Cattell was vice president of Global Markets Technology Infrastructure for State Street Corporation, where he managed a global IT staff responsible for network operations, server management, database administration and application support of the company’s Global Link transaction and information platform.
“I am pleased to be a part of the outstanding management team at Telx,” said Michael Cattell, Telx’s new VP of Financial Markets. “With Telx’s connection-rich, strategically-located facilities in the U.S. and our partnership with Tata Communications to support international markets, we are uniquely positioned to continue our rapid growth in the financial services industry. I look forward to expanding opportunities for Telx, and to creating innovative solutions for our customers in the financial community.”
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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