Leading Data Center and Interconnection Provider Teams with Leading Infrastructure-as-a-Service Software Provider to Deliver Turnkey Hosted Private Cloud Solutions in All 15 Cloud Connection Centers by Telx™
New York, NY — September 27, 2011 — Telx®, a leading interconnection and data center provider in nine strategic North American markets, today announced a strategic alliance with Hexagrid Computing, a leading developer of cloud enablement software solutions. The non-exclusive relationship empowers Telx's managed service provider (MSP) and enterprise colocation customers in all 15 Cloud Connection Centers to build their own customized cloud environments using highly scalable, secure private cloud infrastructure and connectivity supplied by Telx's Interconnection services and Hexagrid's innovative cloud computing platform.
"Telx is working with Hexagrid to further advance our goal to become the destination for cloud enablement for our customers," explained Darryl Brown, Director of Cloud, SaaS and Media for Telx. "Working with partners such as Hexagrid helps us better serve our client needs and the fast-growing cloud community of interest the Telx cloudXchange, by enabling rapid provisioning of Hexagrid's VxDatacenter platform on optimized, standardized hardware in our Cloud Connection Centers. It's an efficient, cost effective, secure way for our customers to quickly build private hosted clouds and connect them privately into their networks."
The Telx-Hexagrid private cloud solution leverages the strengths of both organizations to deliver a streamlined cloud package. Within Telx's carrier-dense, SLA-ensured Cloud Connection Centers, customers have the power to choose the best carrier for their needs, with the most appropriate amount of latency. Hexagrid's award-winning VxDatacenter cloud platform optimizes kernel-based virtual machine (KVM) hypervisor technology as a comprehensive Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) platform, enabling IT organizations to virtualize and manage commodity hardware as customized public, private, or hybrid clouds. Hexagrid's cloud platform can be applied by either a service provider or enterprise to achieve multi-level control and management of virtual IT resources. VxDatacenter virtualization, on average, improves IT infrastructure utilization from the average 15% to over 85%, maximizing the value of capital IT investments. Managed service providers and enterprise cloud end-users can remotely customize their hosted-private cloud environment, leveraging the benefits of private Interconnection and colocation services in Telx Cloud Connection Centers to improve security and performance.
"As the cloud market continues to mature and more organizations look to strategically build and position clouds throughout the world, we believe it is imperative for organizations to have a strong connection backbone and data center partner to rely on," said Joseph Seibel, CFO and VP of Strategic Development at Hexagrid Computing. "We are very excited to announce our partnership with Telx for delivering enterprise class private hosted clouds that only a provider with such a highly connected data center environment can offer. This relationship presents an ideal solution for MSPs and enterprises seeking faster and simpler ways to build premium, customized private clouds that maximize business value in the locations where they need them to be."
About Hexagrid Computing
As a leading developer of IT infrastructure software solutions, Hexagrid developed the first cloud computing platform that directly aligns with the real-world IT delivery models of both solution providers and enterprises. Hexagrid provides all the software and support that IT organizations need to successfully build public, private, or hybrid clouds that fit their specific business and end-user requirements. Hexagrid cloud solutions truly simplify and expedite virtual IT management, empowering successful cloud computing strategies that quickly increase profits by pooling resources, delivering control, and building value. Our Software, Your Cloud. For more information, visit www.hexagrid.com and follow us on Twitter @Hexagrid.
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 950+ 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. Become a fan of Telx on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/telxgroup. Interconnection. Data Centers. Community™.
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