CloudLX enables Netrality customers at 325 Hudson to access on-demand Ethernet connectivity to the world’s leading cloud service providers and Internet Exchange operators globally
New York, 14 November 2016 – Epsilon, a privately owned global communications service provider, has executed a colocation agreement with Netrality Properties, owner and operator of network-neutral carrier hotels and colocation facilities, and has installed and is now delivering its Cloud Link eXchange platform (CloudLX) at the Netrality Properties’ 325 Hudson Street Meet Me Room in New York City. Netrality Properties’ customers now have direct access to CloudLX providing flexible and rapidly scalable cloud and Internet Exchange connectivity.
Through a single physical connection, Netrality Properties’ network operator and enterprise customers can connect to CloudLX and access multiple cloud service providers including Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform as well as leading Internet exchanges around the world. Customers will be able to use CloudLX’s self-service portal to procure, manage and scale connectivity any time from any web browser.
“CloudLX accelerates access to global cloud service providers and gives customers a friction-free model for connecting the cloud. It is making connecting the cloud simple and removes the limits on how service providers and enterprise grow in the US and around the world,” said Jerzy Szlosarek, CEO at Epsilon. “Netrality can use access to cloud connectivity to differentiate its offering and serve an increasing number of customer needs. This increases customer satisfaction and positions it at the heart of the Cloud ecosystem.”
“Epsilon has a track record of success in the cloud and networking space. Its CloudLX will create unique value for our customers and provide a simple platform for connecting and growing their cloud-based services,” said Hunter Newby, partner in the 325 Hudson venture. “We are offering customers new options for cloud enablement and giving them a dynamic environment for leveraging the cloud in their operations. This is a great step forward.”
CloudLX uses bespoke intelligent networking technologies and automation to deliver on demand Ethernet globally. Users benefit from click-to-connect provisioning as well as end-to-end visibility into network performance. It is a single source for managing all cloud connectivity needs with an intuitive portal that makes it easy to manage global networks.
Epsilon is one of the largest independent providers of outsourced connectivity solutions to the world’s Communications and Cloud ecosystems. Our underlying network infrastructure, intelligent application layers and industry expertise enable our customers to seamlessly deliver mission critical, high performance Applications and Communications services globally.
We operate an outsourcing model for the procurement and management of Cloud and network infrastructure; enabling our customers to focus on delivering end-to-end Cloud, Content, application, communication and connectivity services. Our high performance, high availability and massively scalable global backbone combined with our own unique networking technology has created a platform connecting over 500 network operators and service providers each using the network to serve fixed, mobile, application and Cloud customers.
About Netrality Properties
Netrality Properties owns and operates network-neutral carrier hotels and meet me rooms providing a mix of retail and wholesale colocation and data center solutions driven by network-rich interconnection environments. Currently, Netrality owns and operates seven strategic network interconnection properties: 717 S Wells in Chicago, 1301 Fannin in Houston, 1102 Grand in Kansas City, 325 Hudson in New York City (owned in joint venture with Jamestown), 401 North Broad in Philadelphia and 210 N Tucker and 900 Walnut in St. Louis.
For more information on Netrality Properties, please visit www.netralityproperties.com.
About Jamestown, L.P.
Jamestown, L.P. was established in 1983 as an investment and management company focused on income-producing real estate in the United States and it has expanded into a national, vertically integrated real estate operator with approximately $11.8 billion of assets under management as of June 30, 2016. With a strong 33-year track record, Jamestown brings its experience with iconic projects like Chelsea Market, Industry City, and 111 Eighth Avenue to 325 Hudson.
Lauren Sauer Mooser