Award-Winning Telx Ethernet Exchange Helps Extend Fiber Provider’s Ethernet Service Delivery Footprint in Southeastern U.S.
New York, NY (June 27, 2011) – Telx®, a leading interconnection and data center provider in 15 strategic North American markets, today announced that USCarrier Telecom, LLC has joined the award-winning Telx Ethernet Exchange to expand the reach of its own Ethernet service delivery footprint in the Southeastern U.S. By joining the Telx Ethernet Exchange in Telx’s strategically located Atlanta data center, USCarrier can now expand its reach to include previously underserved regions of Georgia, opening new business opportunities with other wholesale buyers and sellers of Ethernet, as well as large and medium enterprises.
USCarrier Telecom is a provider of high-capacity, high-speed telecommunications bandwidth. Wholesale services include optical transport, metro Atlanta access, long-distance, Ethernet and Internet access, connecting more than 40 cities in throughout the Southeast. Headquartered in Atlanta, USCarrier has an operations center in Macon, GA with technicians deployed throughout the network. USCarrier has more than 3,600 route-miles of state-of-the-art fiber optic network, monitored 24/7. The company is a “carrier’s carrier,” serving wireless and wire line carriers, ISP’s and cable companies. The USCarrier Ethernet offering currently delivers bandwidths from 50 Mb to 1 G across four Southeastern states. As a Telx Ethernet Exchange member, USCarrier can leverage a high-value community of carriers to establish new revenue streams by expanding their network footprint. Any network operator connected to any Telx or USCarrier exchange point will have the ability to virtually interconnect within Telx’s Atlanta data center, eliminating the need for time-consuming ENNI agreements.
“USCarrier selected the Telx Ethernet Exchange to leverage its one-to-many connectivity to better serve our customers in the Southeast,” said Jack Roberts, Vice President of Sales for USCarrier. “Becoming a member of this fast-growing community enables us to seamlessly interconnect to all carriers within Telx’s data center in Atlanta, while other Telx Ethernet Exchange members now have additional options with direct access to our Ethernet exchange from this key location.”
The Telx Ethernet Exchange is a vital part of the Telx Interconnection Center, a family of services that creates a community of Ethernet-enabled networks, providing simple, easy access to advanced IP products and network technologies. Included with the Telx Ethernet Exchange is the Telx Connect Portal, an advanced e-commerce tool connecting publishers, subscribers, providers and consumers with buyers and sellers of advanced network and application based services. With the Telx Ethernet Exchange, telecommunications service providers, Cloud providers and large enterprises can seamlessly connect their networks to a secure, flexible, and scalable technology while reducing cost and driving revenue growth.
“The Telx Ethernet Exchange is a fast, cost-effective way for wholesale Ethernet providers like USCarrier to expand their service delivery model,” said Glenn Calafati Vice President and General Manager of Interconnection Services at Telx. “Not only does this partnership make it easier for carrier customers to connect to USCarrier’s Ethernet platform in our Atlanta data center, but it gives our Global Marketplace of customers even more last-mile connectivity choices. We look forward to helping USCarrier continue to expand its market reach through the benefits of the Ethernet Exchange.”
Join Telx Ethernet Exchange experts live for a one-on-one overview at the Telecom Exchange, June 29 at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City.
About the Telx Ethernet Exchange
Winner of the 2010 INTERNET TELEPHONY® Product of the Year and Unified Communications Magazine’s Product of the Year Awards, 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 Ethernet wholesale service providers and Enterprise 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 USCarrier Telecom, LLC.
USCarrier Telecom, LLC is a provider of high-capacity, high-speed telecommunications bandwidth. Wholesale services include optical transport, metro Atlanta access, long-distance, Ethernet and Internet access connecting more than 40 cities in throughout the Southeast. Headquartered in Atlanta, USCarrier has an operations center in Macon, GA with technicians deployed throughout the network. USCarrier has more than 3,600 route-miles of state-of-the-art fiber optic network, monitored 24/7. For more information on USCarrier and its products and services, visit the company web site at www.uscarrier.com.
Telx is a leading provider of interconnection and data center 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 a community of the industry’s highest performance networks and access to 900+ customers, including leading telecommunications carriers, ISPs, cloud providers, 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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