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Press Release -- March 1st, 2011
Source: Telx Group
Tags: Colocation, Ethernet, Exchange

Telx Receives Internet Telephony® Product Of The Year Award

Telx Ethernet Exchange Recognized by Leading IP Communications Magazine for Outstanding Innovation in IP Communications Services

New York, NY (March 1, 2011) – Telx®, a leading interconnection and colocation provider in strategic North American markets, today announced that Technology Marketing Corporation’s (TMC®INTERNET TELEPHONYmagazine has named the Telx Ethernet Exchange as a recipient of its 2010 Product of the Year Award.  The award recognizes the most innovative, market-disrupting products and services in the IP communications industry. A complete list of Product of the Year winners is published in the February 2011 issue of INTERNET TELEPHONYmagazine.  INTERNET TELEPHONY has been the authority in IP communication since 1998™.

INTERNET TELEPHONY is proud to grant Telx a 2010 Product of the Year Award for their Ethernet Exchange offering. Telx has proven its commitment to quality and excellence while addressing real needs in the service provider marketplace,” said Rich Tehrani, CEO, TMC.  “We’re happy to recognize and honor Telx for their development of IP communications technology.  We look forward to more innovative solutions from them in the future.”

“Telx’s Ethernet Exchange is helping international service providers expand their Ethernet service networks and meet the connectivity demands of their enterprise customers without the time and cost associated with establishing private, network-to-network interface (NNI) connections,” said Glenn Calafati, VP of Interconnection Services with Telx. “We are proud that INTERNET TELEPHONY sees the value of our Ethernet Exchange’s one-to-many scalability and the value it provides to our customers who require fast, flexible ways to extend their network reach.”

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.


INTERNET TELEPHONY has been the IP Communications Authority since 1998™. Beginning with the first issue in February of 1998, INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine has been providing unbiased views of the complicated converged communications space.  INTERNET TELEPHONY offers rich content from solutions-focused editorial content to reviews on products and services from TMC Labs.  INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine reaches more than 225,000 readers, including pass-along readers.  For more information, please visit

About TMC

Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC) is a global, integrated media company helping our clients build communities in print, in person and online. TMC publishes Customer Interaction SolutionsINTERNET TELEPHONYUnified Communications, and NGN magazines. TMCnet, TMC’s Web site, is the leading source of news and articles for the communications and technology industries. TMCnet is read by two million unique visitors each month on average worldwide, according to Webtrends. TMCnet has ranked within the top 3,500 in Quantcast’s Top U.S. sites, placing TMCnet in the nation’s top .03% most visited Web sites. In addition, TMC produces INTERNET TELEPHONY Conference & EXPO (ITEXPO); 4GWE Conference and M2M Evolution (in conjunction with Crossfire Media); Digium|Asterisk World (in conjunction with Digium); and Smart Grid Summit (in conjunction with Intelligent Communication Partners). For more information about TMC, visit

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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