SOURCE: telx


June 07, 2013 12:00 ET

Telx Announces MarketplaceLIVE "West Coast" 2013 Event

Telx Takes Its Virtual Marketplace to the Bay Area on December 5th, 2013 in San Francisco Enabling Thought-Leadership & Networking for Financial, Healthcare, Content, Media, Cloud and Network Providers

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Jun 7, 2013) - Telx®, a leading provider of global interconnectivity, cloud computing enablement services and data center solutions, today announced an expansion of its highly successful MarketplaceLIVE (MPL) event to be held on December 5th in San Francisco, California. MarketplaceLIVE West  is a unique senior leadership level experience that brings together an impressive mix of companies and Telx's global marketplace of clients for "face-to-face" networking and thought provoking sessions around new impactful technologies and industry trends.

Building on the event's yearly success in New York City, Telx is expanding the MarketplaceLIVE format to the technology hub of Northern California that will bring together an extensive group of west coast industry thought leaders, key decision makers and numerous media influencers. At MarketplaceLIVE West, visionaries, partners and industry experts showcase new and emerging solutions, products and services while learning about industry trends, challenges and success stories that directly impact their businesses. The event facilitates "one on one" relationships among the world's leading global network providers, cloud computing & service providers, capital markets firms, large enterprises, media and entertainment companies. Attendees have the opportunity to interact with senior strategists and technology experts from industries spanning the economic landscape.

The event provides the opportunity to explore each other's services and offerings as well as to network and exchange ideas. Many of the companies exhibiting and sponsoring MarketplaceLIVE West  offer services from within Telx's 19 North American data centers and colocation facilities, making this a highly targeted and relevant event across a variety of industry verticals in need of secure connected solutions and or colocation services.

"MarketplaceLIVE 2013 in New York City was our biggest event yet, and further solidified that MPL has become a marquee networking experience for global businesses. MarketplaceLIVE West's  unique non-tradeshow format facilitates the ability to meet new prospects and other potential customers in addition to learning more about emerging trends affecting their industries," said Chris Downie, president & chief financial officer at Telx. "The human element behind the datacenter equipment that keeps Silicon Valley and other major hubs running is something that we at Telx keep at the forefront in all of our services. Over the last year Telx has expanded our west coast footprint with new locations in Seattle, Portland and Santa Clara, so it was only natural we bring along MPL to the technology community on the west coast as well. Our agenda for MarketplaceLIVE West will cut across an impressive array of business innovators, technology experts and captivating speakers that will certainly provide our west coast prospects and clients alike with acumen and new business opportunities."

This past week, MarketplaceLIVE in New York City brought together more than 700 senior technology leaders and visionaries, representing over 400 companies from over 20 countries. MarketplaceLIVE attendees focused on creating new business opportunities that extended their networks while contemplating new services to drive business growth.

"This in-person complement to Telx's interconnection portal dramatically increases the platforms' value by forging symbiotic business and technological relationships amongst its ecosystem. 451 Research has witnessed relationships form at MarketplaceLIVE that otherwise wouldn't have been discovered," said 451 research analyst Michael Levy.

MarketplaceLIVE West will feature thought provoking sessions on cloud computing, financial services, data center infrastructure and digital media, led by business leaders. These interactive sessions will give attendees valuable, real-world information on connectivity and technology trends that may impact their own enterprises.

MarketplaceLIVE West will offer a virtual press room, where sponsors or exhibitors can make impactful business announcements to an audience of the IT industry's leading analysts and journalists.

"The dynamic and valuable connections that result from MPL is the reason we circle the event on our calendar each year," said Eric Bender, Senior Vice President of WILCON. "Expanding MPL to the Bay area is a natural fit, as the event's format and quality of attendees will resonate with the business and tech communities."

Sponsorship and exhibit opportunities for MarketplaceLIVE West 2013 are currently available. To learn more about sponsorship packages or exhibition space for Marketplace LIVE West Coast 2013 go

About MarketplaceLIVE West
Telx's MarketplaceLIVE West is an industry leading brand exposure and networking event that brings together Telx's global marketplace of clients with thought leaders in the areas of cloud computing, financial services, telecommunications and media. MarketplaceLIVE West  is attended by key decision‐makers and media contacts, where colocation customers, partners and industry experts showcase new and emerging solutions, products and services while learning about industry trends that directly impact their businesses. Attendees are encouraged to shop services and offerings as well as network and trade ideas with industry experts. All the companies exhibiting and sponsoring at MarketplaceLIVE West  can offer direct capacity from any of Telx's 19 (C3) Cloud Connection Centers, making this a highly targeted and relevant event across a variety of industry verticals in need of cost-effective interconnection services. For more information visit

About Telx
Telx is a leading provider of interconnection and data center services in strategic, high-demand North American markets. With 19 premier (C3) Cloud Connection Centers by Telx(SM), 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 1,000+ customers, including leading telecommunications carriers, ISPs, cloud providers, content providers and enterprises. Telx is a privately held company headquartered in New York City, servicing 13 US markets with five facilities across the New York / New Jersey Metro area, two facilities in Chicago, two facilities in Dallas, four facilities in California, (Los Angeles, San Francisco, and two in Santa Clara), two Pacific Northwest facilities, Seattle and Portland and facilities in Atlanta, Miami, Phoenix and Charlotte, N.C.

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