Netherlands-based Telecommunications Provider’s Point of Presence (PoP) in Telx’s Carrier-Rich 60 Hudson St. New York Data Center Enables European Carrier Customers to Connect Seamlessly Within the U.S.
New York, NY (August 11, 2010) – Telx®, a leading interconnection and colocation provider in strategic North American markets, today announced that Carrier to Carrier Telecom B.V. (C2C), a full-service telecommunications provider based in The Netherlands, has established a Point of Presence (PoP) within Telx’s 60 Hudson St. data center facility. C2C’s New York City presence allows carriers and service providers in the same interconnection facility to gain secure, direct connectivity to any of its destinations and connected carriers worldwide, all via a single cross-connection. Due to its strategic location, 60 Hudson Street New York is a key connectivity hub for C2C, enabling cost-effective and low-latency connectivity to the company’s other network locations throughout Europe, Africa and North America.
“Telx met the key requirements of carrier neutrality and the most strategic Trans-Atlantic connectivity location at 60 Hudson, as well as offering the best choice in carrier connectivity,” said Kees Jan Mink, General Manager of Carrier to Carrier Telecom B.V. “By establishing a PoP at Telx’s 60 Hudson location in New York City, we can now offer our customers secure, low latency connections within the United States at a very competitive rate.”
C2C already owns and operates PoPs in Amsterdam and London, as well as the C2C teleport in Biddinghuizen, The Netherlands. By colocating in Telx’s 60 Hudson facility, C2C can leverage a wide variety of service provider connections, giving its customers greater carrier choice and ensuring low latency, optimized routing for North America, Europe and Africa. In both Amsterdam and New York, C2C directly connects to the Inmarsat MPLS network to provide customers unsurpassed and lower costs access to the Fleetbroadband and BGAN services.
“Telx is pleased that C2C is realizing the value of its carrier-neutral PoP at 60 Hudson,” said Brad Hokamp, CMO of Telx. “This location is in high demand by global companies in need of a secure, low latency interconnection facility that gives them the flexibility and choice in carrier connectivity they require to offer international customers the best in telecommunications solutions.”
About 60 Hudson Street
60 Hudson Street continues to be Telx’s flagship interconnection facility, as well as the nerve center for international communications service providers. Telx is the leading colocation and interconnection service provider within 60 Hudson Street. The building, referred to as the premier North American interconnection facility, or carrier hotel, is situated on the heart of the Hudson Street/Ninth Avenue fiber highway. This location provides low-latency access to Telx’s Financial Business Exchange (FBX) and Global Marketplace of application providers, media and content providers, cloud computing providers, Software-as-a-Service providers and numerous enterprises. Telx New York colocation centers, including 60 Hudson Street, provide a managed, network-neutral, secure environment for core interconnection networking elements for carriers, ISPs, content providers and enterprise business customers.
About Carrier to Carrier Telecom B.V. (C2C)
C2C is a full-service telecommunications provider based in The Netherlands and was founded in 1999. C2C is equally at home at providing specialized satellite telecommunications solutions as well as in global terrestrial solutions. C2C designs, builds and operates solutions and networks in accordance with customer specifications and delivers a high-end reliable end-to-end product.
C2C has a customer base comprising of blue chip corporations, telecommunication solution providers, government organisations and telecom operators. Given the profile of C2C’s customers and their requirements a very high premium is placed on security. C2C holds high level security clearance awarded by appropriate organisations. C2C is a focussed customer-centric company with a reputation of being quality driven. Customers contract with C2C because individual attention is given to each and every network it runs on a 24/7/365 basis. The C2C footprint encapsulates Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Russia and has partnerships to address customers requirements in the United States of America. Since 2010 is C2C a Globecomm company. For more information, visit www.carrier2carrier.com.
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.
Rolanda de Jonge
Marketing and Sales for Carrier to Carrier Telecom BV
Tel.: +31 321 330 510