SOURCE: EdgeConneX

EdgeConneX

November 14, 2016 09:05 ET

EdgeConneX® Joins the Telecom Infra Project

Global Edge Data Center® Provider Continues Commitment to the Advancement, Innovation and Open Architecture of Networks Worldwide

HERNDON, VA--(Marketwired - Nov 14, 2016) - EdgeConneX®, specializing in global data center solutions at the edge of the network, today announces it has joined the Telecom Infra Project (TIP), an initiative co-founded by Facebook, SK Telecom, Deutsche Telekom, Intel®, Nokia and others. TIP and member companies collaborate to transform how networks are architected and operated leveraging open hardware and software resulting in a lower cost and more scalable network infrastructure. 

EdgeConneX's participation in TIP helps ensure that the future space, power and connectivity needs of this innovative group can be supported at the edge of their networks and in neutrally-operated facilities that provide secure access to multiple parties. In addition, the need for physical infrastructure to enable internet ecosystem interconnectivity will continue to expand geographically and EdgeConneX's Edge Data Center® (EDC) portfolio will continue growing to accommodate that demand.

TIP includes operators, infrastructure providers, system integrators and technology companies that work together to solve many of the issues associated with traditional telecommunications infrastructures by working to develop an open ecosystem and enabling completely new and agile network architectures.

"We welcome the opportunity to participate in TIP and support its commitment to creating a more cost-effective and scalable network architecture," notes Clint Heiden, chief commercial officer, EdgeConneX. "End-users have an insatiable desire for content and the most efficient way to deliver it to them is by bringing the network closer to the edge. In the age of the Internet of Everywhere, EdgeConneX's mission of enabling edge-of-network infrastructure solutions that extend the internet's reach aligns perfectly with TIP's vision of a more agile network architecture."

EdgeConneX offers TIP a knowledge base and depth of experience in creating edge network infrastructure solutions. To enable the Internet of Everywhere, EdgeConneX specializes in the deployment of purpose-built, state-of-the-art hosting solutions at the edge of the network, enabling the fastest physical delivery of content to end-users. To solve for ths challenge, EdgeConneX has built unique data centers across North America and Europe to support the growing demand for high power density, bandwidth-intensive content and cloud applications.

For more information about EdgeConneX and its leading edge network infrastructure solutions for expanding and improving access to wireless and data communications, visit edgeconnex.com or email info@edgeconnex.com.

About EdgeConneX®
EdgeConneX® is the only global Edge Data Center® provider. Creating purpose-built, edge-of-network infrastructure solutions that extend the internet's reach, EdgeConneX enables the fastest and most secure delivery of content, cloud services and applications. Edge Data Centers host bandwidth intensive and latency sensitive data closer to end-users, establishing a more secure, reliable and cost effective distribution model for the internet. For more information, please visit the EdgeConneX Internet of Everywhere® at edgeconnex.com.

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