SOURCE: TelNet Worldwide

TelNet Worldwide

August 11, 2014 15:15 ET

TelNet Worldwide Partners With EdgeConneX® to Deliver Next Generation Data Center Solutions in Southeast Michigan

Tier III Facility to Open in 4Q 2014 Combining Extensive Build Capability and National Footprint With TelNet's Enterprise Expertise

TROY, MI--(Marketwired - Aug 11, 2014) - TelNet Worldwide (TelNet), a leading Michigan-based provider of cloud communications and network solutions for business, has partnered with EdgeConneX® to develop Southeast Michigan's newest and most advanced Tier III data center and expand its offering of next generation data center solutions. EdgeConneX, specializing in hosting content at the edge of the network, brings proven innovation and expertise in data center development and deployment.

The new state-of-the-art Edge Data Center®, poised to launch in November 2014, will offer every advantage of the very latest technology, rich power resources and robust connectivity that provides customers extensive access to the internet with low latency and enhanced security. TelNet will use this site to further its network, cloud and managed service offerings, while increasing its strategic footprint.

TelNet's expanding array of data center solutions includes: managed services, colocation, virtualization and business continuity, plus a broad line of storage and data protection services. Data center services will be expertly planned, delivered and supported, 24/7, by its certified professional services and solutions team.

"Together with robust broadband network connectivity, we are pleased to bring our cloud communications, colocation, and managed services resources to a premier data center, in partnership with EdgeConneX. We're empowering our customers to operate more efficiently, and adjust effortlessly as technology and business needs change, while protecting their valuable assets," said Mark Iannuzzi, TelNet Worldwide President and Founder.

"TelNet is a great partner in the build of our most recent Tier III Edge Data Center. Their focus on enterprise customers complements our wholesale focus to create a well-balanced ecosystem serving the needs of the entire marketplace. Our Detroit area location was selected for its rich fiber density, vast power and proximity to Michigan's technology hub," added Clint Heiden, Chief Commercial Officer at EdgeConneX. "With Edge Data Center locations across the country, it's our goal that this relationship will expand and lead to additional partnership opportunities in other geographic areas."

Patrick O'Leary, TelNet Worldwide Chief Executive Officer, said, "Teaming with a proven leader in top tier data center design and development, is integral to TelNet's evolution as a company, with far reaching benefits to businesses in this region and beyond. It allows us to address the market's growing need for data center solutions, abundant capacity, speed and security. The development positively impacts services across TelNet's business lines, including feature-rich unified communications, networking solutions and advanced contact center services."

TelNet continues to broaden its strategic footprint, bolster its product offerings and strengthen its value to businesses in Michigan and beyond. For more information about TelNet and its Data Center Services, visit or email

About TelNet Worldwide

Michigan-based TelNet Worldwide, Inc. provides comprehensive voice and cloud services, network solutions and data center services, which simplify and unify the ways businesses communicate and collaborate. TelNet's IP-based solutions, professional services, and an expanding portfolio of enterprise data center solutions enhance the productivity and competitive position of its customers. TelNet also offers next generation, 24/7 contact center services. For more information, please visit

About EdgeConneX

Headquartered in Virginia and operating a national infrastructure with a best-in-class Field Operations team, EdgeConneX® provides space, power and connectivity for content, network, colocation, CDNs and service providers, as well as wireless carriers, telecommunications companies, and commercial property owners. EdgeConneX infrastructure solutions create a new edge for traditional networks offering superior performance and economics. Our purpose-built Meet You Points® optimize delivery of data at network-critical locations closest to the end-user. For more information, please visit

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