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October 05, 2011 08:30 ET

LinkBermuda Joins Telx Ethernet Exchange in New York City

Bermuda's Leading Telecommunications Operator Joins Telx Ethernet Exchange to Extend Ethernet Service Delivery Footprint

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - Oct 5, 2011) - Telx®, a leading interconnection and data center provider in 15 strategic North American markets, today announced that LinkBermuda (formerly Cable & Wireless Bermuda), a global telecommunications service provider, has joined the award-winning Telx Ethernet Exchange in the Metro New York City region. By joining the Telx Ethernet Exchange in Telx's strategically located New York City data center, LinkBermuda will continue the expansion of its network and service delivery footprint in the U.S. and beyond, opening new business opportunities with other providers of Ethernet-based services with requirements in Bermuda.

"Our presence on the Telx Ethernet Exchange will serve as a key gateway to facilitate traffic flowing in and out of Bermuda," explained Scott Socol, Vice President of Carrier Relations, LinkBermuda. "We are excited about the opportunities presented by joining the Telx Ethernet Exchange community. It will allow us to offer a greater choice of low latency connectivity services for our customers by tapping into the substantial hub of providers Telx offers at this important location in the United States, and throughout the other locations across the country. We see tremendous value in linking the ease of access of the Telx Ethernet Exchange with our integrated bundle of secure international telecommunications services and off-shore cloud computing facilities."

LinkBermuda has been an integral part of the Bermuda economy and growth, with constant investment in robust infrastructure, services and people. Bermuda is the third largest reinsurance capital in the world, after London and New York, with demanding and complex telecom needs. As home to one of the world's leading off-shore financial markets, LinkBermuda connects businesses in Bermuda to the world, providing an integrated suite of advanced telecom and cloud computing services. By adding the interconnection services offered through Telx's key Ethernet Exchange, LinkBermuda establishes itself as the preferred solution for connections to anywhere in Bermuda. Customers can experience low-latency, highly reliable Ethernet, MPLS, Internet, voice and data services through the wide ranging connections carried on the Telx Ethernet Exchange.

"LinkBermuda is the latest example of international service providers who find value in our constantly growing Ethernet Exchange community in New York City, one of the most strategic telecommunications markets in the U.S. to establish interconnection services," said Glenn Calafati, VP of InterConnection Services with Telx. "Global companies need a secure, low-latency connection point from which they can rely on fast, cost-effective exchange of traffic -- and they continue to find this with our Ethernet Exchange. We look forward to being part of LinkBermuda's ongoing U.S. growth campaign and to meeting their expanding connectivity needs."

Telx will showcase their use of the Ethernet Exchange live at the COMPTEL Plus Fall 2011 Convention and Expo, October 2-5, 2011 at the Gaylord Palms Hotel & Convention Center Orlando. For more information, send an e-mail to telxevents@telx.com.

About the Telx Ethernet Exchange

Winner of the 2010 INTERNET TELEPHONY® Product of the Year, the 2011 Unified Communications Magazine Product of the Year Awards, and the Network Products Guide 2011 Golden Bridge Innovation Award, The Telx Ethernet Exchange provides a more efficient and simplified method of interconnecting service provider networks on a one-to-many basis. The Telx Ethernet Exchange is powered by the 6.4 TB/s capable Cisco ASR 9000 hardware platform and the modular Cisco IOS® XR software operating system, simplifying network operations for Ethernet wholesale service providers and Enterprise customers while enabling comprehensive system redundancy and network resiliency. The Telx Ethernet Exchange is a vital part of the Telx InterConnection Center, a family of services that creates a community of Ethernet-enabled networks, providing simple, easy access to advanced IP products and network technologies. Included with the Telx Ethernet Exchange is the Telx Connect Marketplace, an advanced e-commerce tool connecting publishers, subscribers, providers and consumers with buyers and sellers of advanced network and application based services. With the Telx Ethernet Exchange, telecommunications service providers, cloud providers and large enterprises can seamlessly connect their networks to a secure, flexible, and scalable technology while reducing cost and driving revenue growth.

To read more about how Telx helps carriers and services providers extend the reach of their networks, register to read this white paper on Ethernet Exchanges.

About LinkBermuda

LinkBermuda, formerly Cable & Wireless Bermuda, has a rich history of innovation and investment in Bermuda. Part of the Bragg Group of companies since March 2011, LinkBermuda established the first international cable linking Bermuda to the world over 120 years ago. Since then, LinkBermuda has been an integral part of the Bermuda economy and growth, with constant investment in robust infrastructure, services and people. For more information, visit www.LinkBermuda.com.

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 950+ customers, including leading telecommunications carriers, ISPs, content and cloud 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. Interconnection. Data Center. Community™.

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