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Press Release -- September 24th, 2013
Source: Telx Group

Telx Expands Data Center in New York City

Expansion of NYC1 at 60 Hudson to Meet Growing Client Requirements and Connectivity Options in the New York Metro Area

New York, NY (September 24, 2013) – Telx®, a leading provider of global interconnectivity, cloud enablement services and 100% Uptime SLA USA data centers, today announced the addition of 69,000 gross square feet within its NYC1 data center located at 60 Hudson Street in New York City. The additional space expands Telx’s capacity in the building by 71 percent and continues Telx’s leadership as the largest colocation operator in the building with continued growth of on-island facilities. Telx operates the largest critical interconnection area in the building with greatest density of active cross-connects under management. Telx now encompasses 620,000 gross square feet across 6 facilities in the greater NY/NJ metro area.

Highlights of Telx’s NYC1 facility include:

  • Access to over 400 carriers, ISP’s and enterprise networks
  • Access to over 60 financial networks via financial ecosystems at 111 8th Avenue
  • Leverage a massive interconnected regional business ecosystem via NYC2 (111 8th Ave) , NYC3 (32 Ave of the Americas), NJR1 and the datacenters NJR2 and NJR3 on the gated Clifton Campus
  • Direct access to SFTI Network via 111 8th Avenue connectivity
  • Direct access to Telx’s Financial Business Exchange via 111 8th Avenue connectivity

“Serving customers today drives increasing alignment with key business partners.  Telx in New York City is one of those partners with its datacenter at 60 Hudson. Telx affords customers operational excellence and unique interconnection, which complements our data and Intelligent Network services in the greater New York metro market,” said Tom Marx, president of Carrier and Data Center Ecosystems for tw telecom.  “The ability to connect to and participate in Telx New York City’s  ecosystem spanning across Telx’s New York and New Jersey footprint will provide excellent business solutions  and the necessary space to grow and  continue to deliver best in class services to our customers.”

“We have experienced tremendous growth this year in the greater New York/New Jersey metro area. Earlier this year we opened our NJR3 data center on our new highly secure Clifton Datacenter Campus; we followed that momentous event with the recent establishment of our third data center in New York City, NYC3 at 32 Avenue of the Americas; and now we continue our investment in Telx’s backyard with the strategic expansion of our NYC1 facility in the heart of the financial district. The extensive expansion of NYC1 at 60 Hudson Street provides Telx’s clients and prospects with robust connectivity and data center solutions in New York City that is unmatched in the region,” said Chris Downie, CEO of Telx.

NYC1 leverages Telx’s dense connectivity environments at both the NYC2 data center (111 8thAve)  and the newly established NYC3 data center (32 Avenues of the Americas) offering the collective Telx customer base access to over 600+ network alternatives. In combination with Telx’s Tier III Clifton, NJ data center campus, Telx offers the most robust, connected and comprehensive set of data center solutions in the New York/New Jersey metro with significant capacity for customer growth requirements.

Telx partnered with DataGryd Data Centers, LLC, an energy-efficient wholesale data center provider located at 60 Hudson Street, on this expansion. Terms of the transaction will not be disclosed.

About Telx

Telx is a leading provider of interconnection and data center services in strategic, high-demand North American markets. With 20 datacenters supported by 100% Uptime SLAs and 24 Hour Cross Connect guarantees, 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 1,100+ customers, including leading telecommunications carriers, ISPs, cloud providers, content providers and enterprises. Telx is a privately held company headquartered in New York City, servicing 13 US markets with six facilities across the New York / New Jersey Metro area, two facilities in Chicago, two facilities in Dallas, four facilities in California (Los Angeles, San Francisco, and two in Santa Clara), two Pacific Northwest facilities (Seattle and Portland), and facilities in Atlanta, Miami, Phoenix and Charlotte, N.C. For more information about Telx, visit: Become a fan of Telx on Facebook at Interconnection. Data Centers. Community™.

About DataGryd Data Centers, LLC

DataGryd is a leading, energy-efficient wholesale data center provider located at 60 Hudson Street in Manhattan. DataGryd’s multi-floor facility at this landmark building offers more than 240,000 square feet of data center space and is designed to meet the mission critical requirements of New York’s urban data center industry. DataGryd engineered a cutting-edge, proprietary, infrastructure plant onsite to reduce overall power consumption by up to 30 percent, while significantly decreasing energy usage and operating costs for customers. DataGryd was founded in 2012 and is privately held.

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