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August 10, 2011 09:00 ET

Cloud and Hosting Provider Bluemile Joins Telx cloudXchange

Premium Cloud Provider Chooses C3 Cloud Connection Centers by Telx™ in New York City and Atlanta Offering Direct Connections to Hosting and Cloud Solutions for Enterprise Business

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - Aug 10, 2011) - Telx®, a leading interconnection and data center provider in strategic North American markets, today announced that Bluemile, a leading provider of premium cloud and hosting solutions, has joined the Telx cloudXchange within its secure, carrier-neutral C3 Cloud Connection Centers in New York City and Atlanta. As a cloudXchange member, Bluemile has expanded its service delivery footprint and now offers Telx's colocation customers direct, dedicated access to its industry-leading cloud platform. This includes Bluemile network transport, Virtual Private Servers, Dedicated Servers and Virtual Datacenter offerings as well as Compute, Storage and Backup. The distributed hybrid cloud model of Telx's Cloud Connection Centers enables Bluemile to optimize quality of experience (QoE) for its enterprise clients by reducing application latency while boosting availability and uptime. Telx colocation customers can now connect quickly and securely via Interconnection to Bluemile hosting and cloud infrastructure within these three key Cloud Connection Centers, backed by Telx's service activation capabilities of less than 24 hours and an availability of 99.999 percent.

"As Bluemile's customer base continues to grow, we find significant value in partnering with a trusted colocation and interconnection provider to contain costs and rapidly expand services in regions where demand is high," explained Michael Marlowe, President and co-founder of Bluemile. "Telx's Cloud Connection Centers in New York City and Atlanta offer Bluemile Inc. the carrier density and dedicated interconnection capabilities that power the cloud."

"Telx is proud to add Bluemile to our fast-growing cloudXchange community in New York City and Atlanta. We are committed to helping providers deliver the networking and security solutions their customers need, utilizing Telx's reliable solutions backed by our own service level agreements (SLAs)," said Eric Shepcaro, CEO of Telx. "Our Cloud Connection Centers offer the proximity, low latency and flexibility required to optimize Bluemile's innovative mix of hosting and cloud services, securely and cost-effectively."

Bluemile cloud computing and hosting solutions deliver the ability to scale cloud computing power to meet the real-time, changing needs of its customers. By joining the Telx cloudXchange community in three key Cloud Connection Centers, Bluemile can streamline the delivery of its hosting and cloud services by building secure distributed, hybrid clouds using private connectivity options.

Telx offers cloud and managed hosting providers industry-leading support services, with private connectivity backed by SLAs, so providers like Bluemile have a direct, private connection instead of fighting for bandwidth on the unpredictable public Internet. With Telx's strategic locations in 15 key U.S. cities, providers like Bluemile can locate these hybrid clouds in densely populated centers where the most customers are, reducing the time and cost of market entry. Providers can also scale up as cloud computing evolves, and choose the best carrier based on latency and switch easily if requirements change.

"This large ecosystem gives us the ability to choose the service providers we want to do business with via a simple cross connect. Joining the Telx cloudXchange empowers us to place our cloud nodes closer to the customer, resulting in a better cloud user experience by reducing latency and increasing the speed of service delivery," stated Jamie Busic, CEO and co-founder of Bluemile.

To learn more about the Telx cloudXchange and Cloud Connection Centers live at HostingCon 2011, August 8-10 at the San Diego Convention Center, stop by show booth #646 or send an email to telxevents@telx.com. To learn more about Bluemile's hosting and cloud computing offerings live at vmworld 2011, August 29-September 1 at the Venetian Convention Center in Las Vegas, stop by booth #360 or send an email to sales@bluemilenetworks.com or visit http://www.bluemilecloud.com.

About Bluemile
Your power company meets the demands of your business -- so should your data center. Bluemile's premium cloud solutions scale to your demand, making your business more competitive. Bluemile provides solutions that power enterprise companies, service providers and municipalities. These solutions include virtual data center, compute, storage, backup, disaster recovery, test and development, fiber optic services, and colocation. Your business. Powered by Bluemile.

Bluemile, headquartered in New Albany, a suburb of Columbus, Ohio, owns and operates a national optical and IP network, highly redundant data centers and an enterprise cloud infrastructure that is powered by EMC, VCE, VMware, Dell and Cisco. The Bluemile network is currently operational in Columbus, New York, Los Angeles, Atlanta, and Cleveland with expansion underway into the Boston and Chicago markets. Bluemile has become the 26th fastest growing company in their business space and 3rd fastest growing company in Ohio and ranked #599 on the Inc. 500/5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies.

For further information on Bluemile, please visit www.Bluemilecloud.com or contact Media Relations, Todd Rismiller at (614) 285-6509.

About Telx
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. Telx: Interconnection. Data Centers. Community.

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