SOURCE: telx

September 18, 2007 08:15 ET

telx Adds Brilliant Platform(SM) Protocol Translation Services at Their 111 8th Avenue, New York City Facility

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - September 18, 2007) - telx, the premier operator of Meet Me Room and Core Interconnection Colocation Facilities in the United States, announces the addition of their Brilliant Platform(SM) to their 111 8th Avenue, New York City Meet Me Room facility.

The Brilliant Platform(SM) was developed by telx in 2004 to provide managed interconnection services between diverse global networks in their 60 Hudson Street, New York City Meet Me Area. The platform provides optical protocol translations between SONET and SDH networks enabling domestic US and International networks the ability to interconnect between ANSI and ETSI systems within the optical switch fabric.

In addition to global protocol translations, The Brilliant Platform(SM) offers a robust suite of managed services to telx customers including outsourced multiplexing and circuit grooming, wideband digital cross connecting, and managed Ethernet Service over SONET or SDH. telx customers connected on the Platform are able to successfully deliver SONET-based, SDH-based and/or next-generation data services while realizing significant efficiencies in bandwidth management and provisioning intervals.

With this announcement, the Brilliant Platform(SM) is now available in 3 of the telx facilities: 56 Marietta Street in Atlanta, 60 Hudson Street in New York, 111 8th Avenue in New York, and the Brilliant Platform(SM) node at 1 Wilshire Boulevard in Los Angeles.

"Our goal is to provide the most effective Interconnectivity options available to global networks," comments Hunter Newby, the Chief Strategy Officer of telx. "By providing Brilliant Platform(SM) services, we make it easier for global networks to interconnect with each other. Many of our over 500 customers are European and International carriers, so the ability to allow them to digitally cross connect with SONET or SDH conversions was a high priority for us. The Brilliant Platform(SM) can also perform integrated switching, transport and restoration services, thereby reducing costs and optimizing our customers' networks. Customers simply have a port into the Platform and do not require actual network equipment within our facilities."

The Brilliant Platform(SM) offers the following services: Optical conversation between SONET and SDH, Hubbing services from STM-64 through E1 and OC-192 through DS1, Grooming services from E3 through STM-64 and DS3 through OC-192, hubbing, grooming and conversion services, Ethernet over SONET or SDH and Digital cross-connect system (DCSs) "Meet Me Room in a box."

Benefits available to customers include: no hardware requirements to multiplex circuits, no need for separate DCS solutions at the optical level, 24x7x365 monitoring and support with a 99.999% equipment uptime SLA.

About telx

With over a dozen locations nationwide telx is the leading provider of carrier-neutral Meet Me Room and Core Interconnection Facilities in North America. telx's "best-in-class" colocation network facilities deliver quality solutions for telecommunications carriers, ISPs, content providers & enterprise networks. One deployment at telx can seamlessly provide customers access to an abundance of global networks & major peering exchanges in multiple markets. telx delivers improved performance, reliability, and security for mission critical operations. telx is a privately held company headquartered in New York City with facilities in Atlanta, Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Phoenix, San Francisco, Santa Clara, and Weehawken, NJ. telx delivers improved performance, reliability and security for your Mission Critical network operations.

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    Ilissa Miller
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