GigeNET Selects Telx Cloud Connection Center to Expand in Los Angeles
Leading Cloud and Virtual Storage Provider Chooses Telx Cloud Connection Center in Key L.A. Location to Expand Service Delivery Footprint and Improve User Experience
NEW YORK, NY–(Marketwire – Aug 2, 2011) – Telx®, a leading interconnection and data center provider in strategic North American markets, today announced that GigeNET, a leading cloud services provider delivering dedicated, hosted servers and custom solutions for the enterprise, has chosen Telx’s Los Angeles Cloud Connection Center to further its expansion plan for the West coast while maintaining high levels of network uptime and availability. As a member of the Telx cloudXchange community, GigeNET can offer Telx’s customers in Los Angeles direct access to its industry-leading cloud solutions, backed by Telx’s Private Interconnect service activation capabilities of less than 24 hours and an availability of 99.999 percent.
“GigeNET chose Telx as our cloud connectivity partner in Los Angeles to ensure the highest network availability to our enterprise cloud customers,” said Chris Armer, senior vice president of Operations at GigeNET. “With Telx, we can leverage their cloudXchange community of cloud service providers and telecommunications carriers, giving us the choice and flexibility we need to keep our cloud computing services running quickly and securely. Our presence in Telx’s Cloud Connection Center in Los Angeles helps us expand our service reach along the West Coast and out to Asia, a region that has a high demand for cloud services.”
As a premier cloudXchange member, GigeNET can tap Telx’s industry-leading carrier choice within the strategically-located, carrier-dense L.A. Cloud Connection Center. The unmatched connectivity alternatives within Telx’s carrier and cloud-neutral facilities provide the most flexibility for virtually any cloud computing deployment model. By moving mission-critical infrastructure to a secure Telx Cloud Connection Center, cloud services providers like GigeNET can quickly and cost-effectively enter key urban markets, increase performance and bring the cloud closer to the end-user, eliminating service delivery lag time for the best end-user experience available.
“In an increasingly competitive market, Telx understands that cloud solutions must be as reliable and responsive as if they were on-premise with the end user,” said Darryl Brown, director of Cloud, SaaS and Media Solutions for Telx. “Consistent availability and low latency delivery are crucial to the customer experience. Our Cloud Connection Centers offer companies like GigeNET SLA-ensured proximity, latency, speed, scalability and the flexibility to leverage a broad range of connectivity options. Our carrier-neutral and cloud-neutral data centers give GigeNET direct access to the cloudXchange, a vast ecosystem of hundreds of networks, as well as the ability to meet the demands of enterprise customers by delivering Hybrid Cloud Solutions that securely interconnect public and private clouds with on-premise enterprise applications and data.”
GigeNET is an Illinois-based provider of cloud and hosting services, including its GigeNETCloud limitless and easily-scalable Cloud Servers. With a high availability and redundant infrastructure, managed 24/7 tech support to every subscriber at every level, and new features being added every 30 to 60 days, GigeNETCloud is quickly becoming a staple and go-to location in the Cloud Server Hosting Industry. For more information, please visitwww.gigenetcloud.com.
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 900+ 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.