Global Hybrid Network Operator Expereo Selects Award-Winning Telx Ethernet Exchange to Extend Ethernet Service Delivery Footprint
New York, NY (September 12, 2011) – Telx®, a leading interconnection and data center provider in 15 strategic North American markets, today announced that Expereo, a leading global wholesale provider of last-mile connectivity services, has joined the award-winning Telx Ethernet Exchange to expand the reach of its own Ethernet service delivery footprint in the Metro New York City region. By joining the Telx Ethernet Exchange in Telx’s strategically located New York City data center at 111 8th Ave., Expereo can continue its expansion of its service delivery footprint in the U.S., opening new business opportunities with other wholesale buyers and sellers of Ethernet.
"We are extremely excited about the opportunities presented by joining the Telx Ethernet Exchange community. It will allow us to offer a greater choice of low latency connectivity services for our customers by tapping into the substantial hub of providers Telx offers at this important location in New York City,” said Alphons Mulders, CEO of Expereo USA. “This implementation is the latest proof point of Expereo’s plan to transform its previous virtual network operator business model into a full-service, hybrid network operator.”
In addition to Telx’s key location at 111 8th Ave. and its industry-leading communications service provider ecosystem, Mulder says Expereo also values Telx’s highly knowledgeable and responsive support team. “Not only were we impressed with Telx’s technology and pricing structure, but their services team wowed us with their commitment to meeting all of our needs, including support with disaster recovery planning, backup services, training and tech support,” he said. “Telx’s expertise goes beyond interconnection and colocation services by educating us on the provider landscape, and helps us extend our unique hybrid network operator business model here in the U.S.”
“We are pleased and proud to add Expereo to our growing Ethernet Exchange community at 111 8th Avenue – the most strategic location in New York City to establish interconnection services,” said Eric Shepcaro, CEO of Telx. “This location continues to be a key Point of Presence destination for global companies in need of a secure, low-latency interconnection facility that establishes fast and cost-effective market entry. We look forward to being part of Expereo’s ongoing U.S. growth campaign and to meeting their connectivity needs.”
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.
Telx and Expereo will showcase their use of the Ethernet Exchange live at Light Reading’s Ethernet Expo, November 8 and 9, 2011 at the Hilton New York. For more information, send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org .
About the Telx Ethernet Exchange
Winner of the 2010 INTERNET TELEPHONY® Product of the Year and the 2011 Unified Communications Magazine 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.
Expereo is an independent leading global provider of business grade wholesale last-mile connectivity services. The combination of its network facilities and the infrastructures of its local partners in more than 200 countries enables Expereo to offer a unique portfolio of services, such as Internet access, Carrier Ethernet services, virtual private networks, hardware services, co-location and on-site support services. Expereo’s network partners are leading providers of telecommunications services in their own domestic markets. This 'Hybrid Network Operator' model guarantees the ability to offer 'best of breed' services to carriers and integrators. Expereo is privately owned and was founded in 2004. In addition to its global headquarters in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Expereo has offices in Singapore, the United States, United Arab Emirates, Russia, Morocco and Mexico. For more information, please visit www.expereo.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, content and cloud 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. Become a fan of Telx on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/telxgroup. Interconnection. Data Center. Community™.