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Telx, a leading provider of network-neutral colocation and interconnection services, is holding its 7th Annual Customer Business Exchange - or CBX - event on Thursday, June 25, 2009 from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the Marriott Marquis in Times Square, New York City. The Telx CBX is one of the largest colocation and interconnection networking events held each year; its goal is to facilitate business relationships and deals that generate new interconnections among the global networks, enterprises, and technology companies that reside within any of Telx's 15 facilities. The 2008 CBX event touted c-level and other senior-level executive attendees that representing 458 companies in 21 countries around the world. CBX attendees are focused on creating new business opportunities that will extend networks, facilitate faster data transfers, add new services and grow businesses or... (more)

Leading Online TV Provider Expands Presence with Telx

Telx, one of the largest domestic interconnection and colocation data center operators, announced today that one of the leading Web-based video providers, Justin.tv, has expanded its presence in Telx's facility at 200 Paul Avenue in San Francisco. The expansion facilitates uninterrupted, enhanced quality, live video feeds from a greater community base than Justin.tv has enjoyed previously. Justin.tv is the largest online community for people to broadcast, watch, and interact with live video. With more than 41 million unique visitors per month and over 600,000 channels broadcasting live video, Justin.tv is the leading live video site on the Web, enabling users to create real-time connections with others around the world. "The Internet is the newest publishing house for content produced worldwide, and consumers expect a high-quality experience every time they interact... (more)

Cima Telecom Consolidates Miami-Area Data Centers Within Telx Facility

Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE Key Highlights:   Cima will consolidate its Miami-area data centers with Telx at 36 Northeast 2nd Street. Metro Ethernet ring available within Telx’s Miami facility offers connectivity to NAP of the Americas. Telx gains an additional provider of VoIP, WiFi/WiMAX, prepaid card and customized international call routing services within its Miami facility.   NEW YORK (September 22, 2009) – Telx, one of the largest domestic interconnection and colocation data center operators, announced today that Cima Telecom Group, the parent company for Auris technology, Cima Telecom and Anew Broadband®, a leading provider of alternative telecommunications products and services, has chosen to consolidate its data centers in Telx’s Miami facility at 36 Northeast 2nd Street. Cima Telecom offers voice-over IP (VoIP) and WiFi/WiMAX service... (more)

The Fair and the Unfair Inequities of Business

I have operated my own small businesses for nearly 25 years and I have a theory: the problems remain the same, only the amounts get bigger. I am a small business professional working, in many cases, with the largest businesses in the country – FORTUNE 500 territory. Our small business is buying the same products and services that the big guys are, only we’re paying more. And I’m fine with that. My Fedex rates, my technology costs, my long-distance – you name it, I am fine with paying the going rate, because I know most of my suppliers give us modest discounts off our modest purchases, in an effort to command my modest loyalty. After all, I extend volume discounts to my best clients and would expect all vendors to do the same. It’s a sound capitalist principle, in my view. So there are inevitable inequities to the system that I understand and even support. But there’... (more)

Telx Launches Interactive Marketplace

Telx on Monday launched the Telx Connect Marketplace, a unique service that facilitates commerce between Telx clients and helps foster the development of new business relationships across a variety of industry sectors. This online marketplace makes connecting buyer and seller easier. Clients can now develop new partnership opportunities as well as explore Telx's vast ecosystem of global network and cloud providers as well as other financial services, media, and enterprise companies. The Marketplace utilizes an innovative social networking interface allowing participants to build searchable profiles to market services or discover products and request quotes from potential business partners as well as content or cloud providers. Marketplace creates an easy to use, interactive virtual market that speeds up the connection between various parties. With matchmaking alert... (more)

Telx and Peak Partner to Deploy Cloud Services

Telx together with Peak® (formerly PeakColo) announced on Thursday Peak's expansion into two Telx data centers, SCL2, a 40,000 square foot data center at 2820 Northwestern Parkway in Santa Clara, California and in ATL1, a 160,000 square foot data center located : at 56 Marietta Street in Atlanta, Ga. "Peak represents the latest in a broad range of cloud service providers that have selected Telx, ranging from IaaS to SaaS (Software as a Service) providers. We are servicing some of the world's largest network service providers and enterprises across a wide range of business verticals, such as digital media and entertainment, social networks, video streaming, financial services, healthcare, retail, other cloud companies, and startups," said Chris Downie, CEO, Telx. The partnership allows clients to plug into Peak's platform and immediately benefit from a customizabl... (more)

Cloud Office and Collaboration Productivity Applications Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2012 to 2018

NEW YORK, April 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Cloud Office and Collaboration Productivity Applications Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2012 to 2018 http://www.reportlinker.com/p0840937/Cloud-Office-and-Collaboration-Productivity-Applications-Market-Shares-Strategies-and-Forecasts-Worldwide-2012-to-2018.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=IT_Hosting WinterGreen Research announces the following study: Cloud Client Productivity and Collaboration Applications Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2012-2018. Cloud office productivity suites feature systems that are online and intuitive to use. They are part of social networking; they represent personalized use of computing. People can start a project without help from anyone, can ask fo... (more)

EMC Forms Business Unit for New SaaS Offerings

"Our strategy is focused on bringing new software-as-a-service offerings to market, powered by EMC," said Tom Heiser, Senior Vice President and General Manager of EMC's new Software-as-a-Service Business Unit, as EMC this week today unveiled its SaaS strategy and the release of MozyEnterprise for online backup of desktops, laptops and remote Windows servers. MozyEnterprise is powered by EMC Fortress, which Heiser described as "a secure, multi-tenant, scalable SaaS delivery platform providing customers with centralized billing, management and metering." EMC has more than 25 years of information infrastructure management and protection market leadership, and Heiser underlined that the company has brought this continued innovation in infrastructure solutions to bear on delivering a new class of SaaS solutions designed to support the enterprise IT needs for customers of a... (more)

Telx Expands Downtown Chicago Presence at 350 East Cermak Road

Key Highlights: Expands Telx's premier Chicago facility by more than 15,000 square feet. Offers customers new opportunities to colocate in the most densely populated colocation and interconnection facility in the region. Allows more businesses to access the Telx Financial Xchange through the company's second facility expansion at 350 East Cermak Road.  NEW YORK (August 5, 2009) - Telx, one of the largest domestic colocation and interconnection data center operators, announced today that it has expanded its downtown Chicago colocation and interconnection capabilities by adding 15,000 additional gross square feet and 10,000 available sellable square feet in its facility at 350 East Cermak Street. The additional space, which was assigned to Telx by another tenant within the facility, provides additional space for financial services customers and other enterprise vertica... (more)

Host.net Extends Colocation Services to Atlanta with Telx

Key Highlights: Host.net expands its footprint in Telx's 56 Marietta Street facility with new services. Telx gains a new managed services provider for its Atlanta-based customers. Host.net adds colocation and cloud computing/storage offerings for greater Atlanta market. Telx, one of the largest and fastest-growing interconnection and colocation data center operators, announced today that Florida-based Host.net is expanding its space in Telx's facility at 56 Marietta Street in Atlanta to bring new colocation, cloud computing, and storage services to businesses in greater Atlanta. The building, owned by Telx, is a 160,000-square-foot dedicated carrier-hotel as well as an interconnection and colocation facility that is home to the Southeast's largest concentration of telecommunication companies. Host.net has used the facility as a point of presence (PoP) since 2005. ... (more)

Clout vs. Klout: Why They Aren’t the Same Thing, And Never Will Be

There’s been a lot of noise lately about a company called Klout, which recently rounded up another $30 million in venture capital funding from several big firms. Klout, for those who don’t know it, attempts to put a single numerical value on your online influence across social-media sites such as Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn. This effort seems to piss off a lot of people, who detail numerous shortcomings in a service that aspires to be the metric of choice for companies trying to reach social-media “influencers,” in much the manner that Google’s PageRank system helps people understand the reach and reputation of websites. The Klout complaints are many, even as the company rapidly signs thousands of corporate partners who use its evaluations to dish out “Klout Perks,” such as free entry to parties and events, early peeks at hot products and more. The issues inclu... (more)