Carrier Neutral Colocation Leaders Join Together to Extend Data Center Footprint in U.S.
New York, NY (Apr. 5, 2011) – Telx®, a leading interconnection and colocation provider in strategic North American markets, today announced that it has entered into a strategic alliance with CoreLink Data Centers, a national provider of state-of-the-art data center hosting facilities and services for the management of mission-critical business applications. The alliance augments both providers’ existing service footprints and allows colocation customers of Telx and CoreLink to seamlessly expand presence in key U.S. cities.
“Telx is actively looking to enhance our data center footprint around the world by teaming with best-of-breed partners like CoreLink,” said Eric Shepcaro, Chief Executive Officer of Telx. “By forging this strategic alliance, we can offer our customers the opportunity to enter new markets quickly and cost-effectively.”
Telx and CoreLink both take a carrier-neutral approach to colocation services, so customers can leverage an industry-leading choice of service providers within any location. The alliance rounds out both companies’ national presence with virtually no overlap. The sales teams of Telx and CoreLink have completed comprehensive training on the other’s full suite of services in each location.
“Our alliance provides an expansion path for Telx customers into regions such as Seattle, Las Vegas and suburban Chicago, while CoreLink customers can tap into new business opportunities in New York City, New Jersey, Miami, Dallas, Charlotte, Atlanta and three separate locations in California,” said Mike Duckett, President and Chief Operating Officer of CoreLink Data Centers. “We see synergy in Telx’s approach to colocation, as we share a focus on providing connectivity-rich environments and adding value for customers by building carrier-dense ecosystems in each location.”
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 880+ customers, including 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. Follow Telx on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/Telx_Group/.
About CoreLink Data Centers
CoreLink is a leading data center hosting and managed services provider of critical infrastructure services delivered on a “state of the art,” robust and environmentally friendly technology platform. By leveraging five data centers in Chicago, Las Vegas, Phoenix, and Seattle with access to massive and diverse network connectivity, CoreLink delivers small, medium and large enterprise customers and service providers with high quality and uniquely agile data center services. CoreLink's focus on aligning customer needs with the proper solution, combined with a relentless focus on service, provides the flexibility and peace of mind all businesses require from a data center provider. For more information, please call 866.435.2375 or visit our website or check out more at CoreLink Data Centers’ blog, CoreLink on Facebook and @corelinkdata on Twitter.