One Marketplace to provide automated real-time pricing and ordering Through Telx’s Interactive Marketplace
Chicago, IL, USA, May 14, 2012 – Global Capacity, the world’s leading telecommunications information and logistics company, has partnered with Telx to provide its One Marketplace Access Exchange’s functionality of automated pricing, ordering and provisioning of access network solutions within the Telx Connect Marketplace. Telx is a leading provider of global interconnectivity, cloud computing enablement services and data center solutions. Telx’s Connect Marketplace is a unique online service that facilitates commerce across its client ecosystem. Telx clients have the ability to access Global Capacity’s One Marketplace Access Portal online where they can receive real-time pricing, place orders and track provisioning for access network services.
“The Telx Connect Marketplace now offers clients a real-time pricing tool that provides them competitive multivendor options for layer 1 and layer 2 access connectivity. These clients are now able to quote and order access solutions on-line in real-time, saving time and simplifying the process of designing and deploying end-to-end network solutions,” adds Chris Eldredge, senior vice president of product for Telx. “Global Capacity’s platform was selected as it offers our clients a choice of multiple access providers that are all able to compete in a neutral, objective bidding environment.”
Global Capacity’s One Marketplace Access Exchange is an online pricing platform that provides real-time competitive quotes for network services. One Marketplace provides Telx clients a one-stop automated resource to obtain competitive markets rates while shortening time to market and retaining service delivery capabilities.
“Telx operates in the dynamic space where data centers and networks are converging, and Global Capacity is excited to be an integral part of the Telx Connect Marketplace,” adds Patrick Shutt, CEO of Global Capacity. “The One Marketplace Access Exchange provides an automated, transparent view into a variety of network services, enabling customers to simplify and streamline the process of designing, quoting, and ordering access network solutions. Together these capabilities will become a significant asset to Telx Connect Marketplace clients.”
Global Capacity and Telx are exploring additional ways to leverage each company’s marketplace to provide increased value to Telx’s ecosystem. Telx will showcase the Connect Marketplace live at the 2012 International Telecoms Week (ITW), May 14-17 in Chicago, Illinois. For more information or to schedule a meeting visit http://map.telx.com/ITW-Chicago-2012.html.
Telx is a leading provider of interconnection and data center services in strategic, high-demand North American markets. With 17 premier C3 Cloud Connection Centers by Telx SM, 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 1,000+ customers, including leading telecommunications carriers, ISPs, cloud providers, content providers and enterprises. Telx is a privately held company headquartered in New York City with five facilities in the New York Metro area, two facilities in Chicago, two facilities in Dallas, four facilities in California, (Los Angeles, San Francisco, and two in Santa Clara) and facilities in Atlanta, Miami, Phoenix and Charlotte, N.C. For more information about Telx, visit http://www.telx.com Become a fan of Telx on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/telxgroup. Interconnection. Data Centers. Community.™
About Global Capacity
Global Capacity is a telecommunications information and logistics company that improves the efficiency and reduces the cost of access networks globally. Through its One Marketplace Access Exchange, the Company brings together customers and suppliers in an automated platform that provides ubiquitous access network solutions. Global Capacity delivers its innovative solutions to Purpose-Built Integrators, Telecommunication Carriers, Managed Service Providers, and Enterprise Customers globally. Global Capacity is headquartered in Chicago, IL, with additional offices in Waltham, MA, Manchester, U.K., and Lisbon, Portugal. For more information, please visit www.globalcapacity.com or contact the Company at 312-673-2400.