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Telx

June 21, 2011 08:30 ET

Level 3 Communications Expands Services in Telx's Clifton, New Jersey Data Center

Leading Global Fiber Service Provider Lights Up Telx's 100 Delawanna Ave.

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - Jun 21, 2011) - Telx®, a leading interconnection and data center provider in strategic North American markets, today announced that Level 3 Communications, a leading international provider of fiber-based communications services, is expanding network services into Telx's 100 Delawanna Ave. data center in Clifton, New Jersey. The expansion will accommodate growing demand by Telx enterprise customers for high bandwidth IP voice, data and video network services delivered over Level 3's network to this location. Level 3's expanded point of presence (PoP) will increase fiber capacity while offering Telx's colocation customers greater choice in optimized routes from 100 Delawanna Ave. to other New Jersey and New York metro data centers and financial exchanges.

"Level 3 is pleased to add another Telx data center to our expanding network of key locations in the U.S., providing more capacity and services to address the growing demand for high-quality network solutions at Telx's New Jersey colocation and interconnection center," said Robert Kaps, Level 3's General Manager for the Tri-State Region. "Our deployment with Telx further demonstrates our commitment to expanding a comprehensive suite of network services across the East Coast, enabling efficient and reliable solutions that address today's business challenges in areas such as cloud computing and business continuity."

"Telx provides state-of-the-art colocation, interconnection and virtual exchange services that deliver more direct connections to the world's leading networks, enterprises, cloud providers and financial institutions," said Glenn Calafati, VP of Interconnection Services for Telx. "The availability of Level 3's services at our recently expanded Clifton data center is a valuable addition to our offering, and brings even more value to our global marketplace of interconnection and colocation customers."

About 100 Delawanna Ave.
Telx's recently-expanded 59,000 square feet of colocation space at 100 Delawanna Avenue in Clifton, New Jersey is located 11 miles outside of New York City. The strategic location offers customers the ability to lease private cages and cabinets, with direct access to more than 400 carriers, business exchanges, and enterprises through a single cross-connection. This site is ideally suited for Financial Services, enterprise, media and entertainment and cloud computing customers looking for a location outside of New York City to host their business continuity/disaster recovery, storage back-up, or other networking applications. 100 Delawanna Ave. also provides access to Financial Exchange networks such as SFTI, BATS, ARCA, and others. Carrier customers looking to expand their presence in a New York Telx facility choose this location in order to reach more customers and optimize their network among several Points of Presence (PoPs). In addition, customers at this location have secure, direct access to the wide range of services provided by Telx customers located in its other NY/NJ locations, including 60 Hudson Street NYC, 111 8th Avenue NYC and 300 Boulevard East Weehawken, N.J.

About Level 3 Communications
Level 3 Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: LVLT) is a leading international provider of fiber-based communications services. Enterprise, content, wholesale and government customers rely on Level 3 to deliver services with an industry-leading combination of scalability and value over an end-to-end fiber network. Level 3 offers a portfolio of metro and long-haul services, including transport, data, Internet, content delivery and voice. For more information, visit www.Level3.com.

Level 3 and Level 3 Communications are registered service marks of Level 3 Communications, LLC in the United States and/or other countries. Level 3 services are provided by wholly owned subsidiaries of Level 3 Communications, Inc.

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 more than 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. To become a fan of Telx on Facebook, go to http://www.facebook.com/telxgroup.

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