Ceremony Marks Expansion of Telx’s Second Interconnection and Colocation Footprint in Technology Hub
New York, NY (Aug 21, 2012) – Telx®, a leading provider of global interconnectivity, cloud enablement services and data center solutions, today celebrated the opening of its new flagship cloud connection center, “SCL2” at 2820 Northwestern Parkway in Santa Clara, California with a launch event that featured Telx Senior Vice President of Cloud Services & Strategy Joe Weinman, Chief Evangelist of Rovi Corporation Richard Bulwinkle, and a host of Silicon Valley’s business and community leaders, including Mayor Jamie L. Matthews, City of Santa Clara. The new purpose-built cloud connection center (C3) will offer customized, high power density solutions for small, medium and enterprise businesses, expanding Telx’s footprint in Silicon Valley’s data center landscape.
“Silicon Valley is one of the most dynamic business environments in the world and Telx remains committed to these customers by meeting their growing needs for robust and secure infrastructure and global network connectivity. Our clients need flexibility and access options to deliver content that meets the ever changing demands of the consumer,” said Eric Shepcaro, CEO, Telx, “today’s grand opening event opens an exciting new chapter of expansions for Telx and our customers.”
SCL2, the latest of Telx’s three Bay Area C3 facilities, offers premium colocation and interconnection capabilities as well as direct connectivity to the world’s leading carriers, ISP’s, cloud and content service providers. The 32,000 square foot location supports up to 400 watts per square foot within the green designed Vantage datacenter campus. Like all of Telx’s C3 facilities, the SCL2 facility is a managed, carrier-neutral, secure networking environment for carriers, ISP’s, content providers, financial service companies, bio-pharma and enterprise businesses. In addition, the new facility follows green, energy-efficient standards in accordance with LEED requirements.
“Our SCL2 facility offers customer’s secure and direct access to Telx’s expansive ecosystem with close proximity to the world’s leading media, entertainment and technology companies,” said Joe Weinman, author of the new book Cloudonomics, and senior vice president of cloud services & strategy, Telx.
In addition to featuring remarks from Joe Weinman, Senior Vice President of Cloud Services for Telx, Santa Clara Mayor Jamie Matthews and Richard Bullwinkle of Rovi Corporation, attendees at today’s ceremony received an exclusive tour of the facility and participated in a networking event.
About Cloud Connection Centers (C3) by Telx
Deployed in nine top U.S. markets, C3 facilities by Telx® are strategically placed colocation facilities offering advanced data center services including premium power, space, redundancy and Telx’s award-winning InterConnection portfolio of connectivity choices. C3 facilities are a culmination of Telx’s 10+ years of expertise in bringing together the world’s most important networks in a secure, highly flexible cloud of interconnectivity. When businesses choose to colocate in a Telx C3, they are not just relocating their infrastructure to a leading, top-tier managed data center and interconnection facility; they are also joining a powerful network and ecosystem. Through numerous exchanges, carrier networks, Enterprise backbones and interconnection options, Telx customers have everything they need to create a unique, high-value community in any of Telx’s 17 C3 facilities.
Telx is a leading provider of interconnection and data center services in strategic, high-demand North American markets. With 17 premier Cloud Connection Centers (C3) by TelxTM, 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.™
David M. Baum
Post+Beam, Public Relations for Telx