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Telx

April 20, 2010 08:21 ET

Epsilon Expands Its North American Connectivity Presence With Telx

U.K.-Based Global Service Provider's Point of Presence (PoP) in Telx's Carrier-Rich 60 Hudson Colocation Facility Enables European Carrier Customers to Connect Seamlessly Within the U.S.

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - April 20, 2010) -  

Key Highlights:

  • Epsilon, a global connectivity solutions provider, has established a secure Point of Presence (PoP) within Telx's 60 Hudson Street location in New York City, helping them deliver reliability, resilience and low-latency Trans-Atlantic connections for their carrier customers.
  • By leveraging Telx's carrier-neutral, connection rich colocation facility, Epsilon is reducing direct connectivity costs for its European telecom customers.

Telx®, a leading interconnection and colocation provider in strategic North American markets, today announced that Epsilon, a global service provider of network connectivity services, has established a Point of Presence (PoP) within Telx's 60 Hudson St. colocation facility. Epsilon's PoP in New York City allows carriers and service providers in the same interconnection facility to gain secure, direct connectivity to any of Epsilon's destinations and connected carriers worldwide, all via a single cross-connection. Due to its strategic location, the PoP is a key connectivity hub for Epsilon, enabling cost-effective and low-latency connectivity to the company's other network locations throughout Asia, Europe and North America.

"We evaluated several other interconnection and colocation providers in New York City before selecting Telx. Because Epsilon is completely carrier neutral, it was crucial that our interconnection partner in the U.S. was operating on a similar business model," said Andreas Hipp, CEO of Epsilon. "Telx met that key requirement of carrier neutrality, while also offering the most strategic Trans-Atlantic connectivity location at 60 Hudson, and the broadest carrier and ISP ecosystem, providing us with over 290 connectivity choices via a simple cross-connection."

Epsilon provides global connectivity solutions between all major regional telecommunications hubs, such as London, Singapore, Hong Kong, NY and Miami, to facilitate global voice and data communications for carrier customers in more than 25 countries. Reliability, resilience, customer service and speed of delivery are key differentiators against their competitors. Establishing key PoPs in the Unites States is part of Epsilon's strategy to become a leading international connectivity provider for the international voice telephony exchange, as well as in global connectivity for SDH, Ethernet and MPLS services.

"We are pleased that Epsilon finds so much value in its carrier-neutral PoP at 60 Hudson," said Eric Shepcaro, CEO of Telx. "This location is in high demand by global companies such as Epsilon who are in need of a secure, low latency interconnection facility that gives them the flexibility and choice in carrier connectivity they require to offer international customers the best in telecommunications solutions."

Telx will be an exhibitor at INTEROP LAS VEGAS, April 25-29, 2010 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center, at Interop Show Booth #859. To reserve your one-on-one session live at Interop with a Telx interconnection and colocation expert, please e-mail michelle@bridgeviewmarketing.com.

About 60 Hudson Street
60 Hudson Street continues to be Telx's flagship interconnection facility as well as the nerve center for international communications. Telx is the leading colocation and interconnection service provider within 60 Hudson Street. The building, referred to as the premier North American interconnection facility, or carrier hotel, is situated on the heart of the Hudson Street/Ninth Avenue fiber highway. This location provides low-latency access to Telx's Financial Business Exchange (FBX) and Global Marketplace of application providers, media and content providers, cloud computing providers, Software-as-a-Service providers and numerous enterprises. Telx New York colocation centers, including 60 Hudson Street, provide a managed, network-neutral, secure environment for core interconnection networking elements for carriers, ISPs, content providers and enterprise business customers.

About Epsilon
Epsilon is an international operator with a core focus on global voice and data connectivity solutions for carriers and service providers. They provide SDH, Ethernet and MPLS connectivity in their global PoPs, and the product portfolio further includes colocation, system integration, network management and maintenance services. Currently their network extends to almost 50 carrier neutral data centers across Western Europe, America and Asia. In these PoPs, they currently service around 250 International carriers and have access to well over 1000 operators. Epsilon operates a multivendor and best of breed strategy for the supply of equipment and underlying infrastructure, having over 200 network elements currently deployed under management. For more information, visit www.epsilontel.com.

About Telx
Telx is a leading provider of interconnection, colocation and business exchange 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 the industry's highest performance networks and access to more than 750 leading telecommunications carriers, ISPs, 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.

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