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Telx

September 13, 2010 09:01 ET

Telx and Wholesale Carrier Services Forge Strategic Alliance

Leading SIP Network Provider and Carrier Reseller to Offer Business Communications Customers Direct Access to Telx's Low-Latency, Secure Connectivity and Colocation Services

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - September 13, 2010) -  Telx®, a leading interconnection and colocation provider in strategic North American markets, announced today that it has entered a strategic alliance with Wholesale Carrier Services (WCS), a leading reseller of over 125 regional and global carriers as well as a licensed CLEC for local dialtone throughout the U.S. Under the terms of the agreement, WCS can now offer their customers the best in carrier-neutral connectivity choice and colocation in all 15 of Telx's North American locations. WCS is also a colocation customer of Telx, with data center space in the Dallas, Texas facility located at 8435 Stemmons Freeway.

"WCS is proud to be a reseller of Telx's interconnection and colocation services to our enterprise customers," said Jay Morris, director of Product Management for WCS. "We see great value in the fact that Telx is carrier-neutral, allowing our customers to be one cross-connect away from a secure, direct connection to any of the 800 carriers, ISPs, media/content and enterprises within the Telx ecosystem. With Telx, WCS has the power to offer our business communications customers industry-leading connectivity choice."

WCS provides telecommunications services to enterprise clients, ranging from Fortune 500 companies to carriers, through a distribution channel of value-added resellers. Through the unique business model offered by WCS, VARs can purchase services from over 125 network providers and offer a comprehensive line of network solutions to service the needs of nearly any customer requirement -- all on a single, consolidated invoice. Through this strategic alliance, WCS can now add Telx's colocation and interconnection services to its portfolio of in-demand business communications solutions.

"This powerful new alliance will help Telx grow our interconnection and colocation services for the enterprise market, while helping WCS provide the most choice in connectivity to their customers," said Brad Hokamp, CMO of Telx. "This strategic alliance will give WCS a competitive edge as they look for solutions that help their enterprise customers have the best communications experience possible."

About WCS

Wholesale Carrier Services, Inc. (WCS) is facilities based SIP network provider and a leading reseller of over 125 regional and global carriers as well as a licensed CLEC for local dialtone throughout the U.S. WCS was established in 1994 to serve the needs of medium-large enterprise, commercial telecommunications users and resellers. WCS provides services to enterprise clients through a distribution channel of value-added resellers. Through WCS, VARs distribute a comprehensive line of over 100 products and network services reach 500 cities worldwide to meet the needs of nearly any customer requirement on a single consolidated invoice. WCS clients include Fortune 500 corporate customers, private-label resellers and carriers. For more information about WCS, visit www.wcs.com.

About Telx
Telx is a leading provider of interconnection, colocation and business exchange 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 the industry's highest performance networks and access to more than 800 leading telecommunications carriers, ISPs, 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.

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    BridgeView Marketing for Telx
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