Telx expands downtown Los Angeles colocation facility

Telx, an interconnection and colocation provider in strategic North American markets, has expanded the footprint of its colocation facility at 600 West 7th Street in Los Angeles by 40 percent.

FEBRUARY 16. 2010 -- Telx, an interconnection and colocation provider in strategic North American markets, has expanded the footprint of its colocation facility at 600 West 7th Street in Los Angeles by 40 percent. As a result, Telx offers a higher-density colocation and interconnection facility in the key market of downtown Los Angeles. One-third of the expansion is pre-sold, according to a company representative.

The 600 West 7th Street facility offers direct connections to a variety of carriers, service providers, enterprises, media and entertainment firms, gaming companies. and financial services providers. In addition, customers can directly connect to other downtown colocation facilities. With a larger facility, existing Telx customers can expand their services; at the same time, Telx has additional capacity to add new customers.

"Our Los Angeles facility is a strategically located, high-density connectivity hub that can immediately meet the latency, security and services requirements of the most demanding cloud computing, media and entertainment, gaming and financial services environments," says Eric Shepcaro, CEO of Telx. "As demand for colocation space on the West Coast continues to increase, Telx remains committed to helping our customer base reduce the cost of network expansion and increase speed to market."

One company taking advantage of Telx's Los Angeles facility is Tierzero, a provider of hosted communications based in Los Angeles, Calif. "Telx's additional space at 600 West 7th Street allows Tierzero to quickly and cost-effectively expand our services," says John Carter, CEO of Tierzero. "The facility enables us to locate our network equipment in close proximity to carriers and IP services -- eliminating connectivity hops, reducing latency, as well as improving our Communications-as-a-Service delivery to customers."

The additional space at 600 West 7th Street will include Telx's security, power, and cooling systems to ensure optimal reliability and up-time for customers. The new space is available immediately.

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