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Press Release -- January 17th, 2011
Source: Telx Group
Tags: Colocation, Ethernet, Exchange

Telx Activates Ethernet Exchange in Miami, Dallas and Los Angeles

Customers in Three Key Urban Markets Can Leverage Industry-Leading Marketplace of Providers to Extend Networks

New York, NY (January 17, 2011) – Telx®, a leading interconnection and colocation provider in strategic North American markets, today announced the deployment of the Telx Ethernet Exchange service at its strategically located data centers in Miami, Dallas and Los Angeles. Service providers, enterprises and cloud/SaaS providers can leverage Telx’s industry-leading marketplaces in these three locations to improve communications and service delivery while reducing the cost and complexity associated with adding new customers in geographically underserved areas.

“Telx has rapidly added Ethernet Exchange service locations in carrier-dense, high-demand U.S. data centers,” said Glenn Calafati, VP and General Manager of Interconnection Services for Telx. “With the addition of Miami, Dallas and Los Angeles, we can now offer customers the exponential value of interconnecting via Ethernet technology in the Telx Interconnection Center, a full suite of virtual and fiber-based connectivity solutions. Through our relationship with Neutral Tandem, Telx now offers the best nationwide coverage bolstered by Ethernet technology, enabling customers to connect advanced IP services and access content on Carrier, enterprise and media networks.”

The Telx Ethernet Exchange is available in New York, Chicago, Atlanta and San Francisco. By adding Miami, Dallas and Los Angeles data centers, with access to 260+ service providers, Telx gives customers a seamless connection to a wide variety of international networks, carriers, media and gaming companies.

“By continuing to expand its Ethernet Exchange footprint, Telx positions itself well to capitalize on growing demand for Ethernet services.  In ATLANTIC-ACM’s recent Metro Wholesale Report Card, buyers of metro wholesale services indicated they expect their spending on Ethernet to grow by 19% in the coming year,” said Aaron Blazar, Vice President, ATLANTIC-ACM.

About Telx Ethernet Exchange
The Telx Ethernet Exchange provides a more efficient and simplified method of interconnecting service provider networks on a one-to-many basis. The Telx Ethernet Exchange is powered by the 6.4 TB/s capable Cisco ASR 9000 hardware platform and the modular Cisco IOS® XR software operating system, simplifying network operations for Telx and its customers while enabling comprehensive system redundancy and network resiliency. To read more about how Telx helps carriers and services providers extend the reach of their networks, register to read this white paper on Ethernet Exchanges.

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 Become a fan of Telx on Facebook at


Michelle Barry
BridgeView Marketing for Telx

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