SOURCE: telx


October 04, 2010 09:00 ET

Telx and Guavus Partnership Enables Customers to Better Manage Internet Peering Decisions

Telx Internet Exchange (TIE) Participants Gain Detailed, Real-Time Traffic Analytics Through Guavus Solutions, Empowering Optimal Connectivity Business Decisions

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - October 4, 2010) -  Telx®, a leading interconnection and colocation provider in 15 strategic North American markets, today announced it has entered into a strategic partnership with Guavus, a provider of dynamic decision-making solutions. By leveraging the network analytics capabilities provided by Guavus, Telx Internet Exchange (TIE) participants in New York City, Atlanta, Phoenix and Dallas are now able to securely access traffic exchange statistics with their peering partners and make informed decisions based on real-time data to ensure optimal interconnection with their partners.

As part of the partnership, Guavus installed and actively manages systems in selected Telx facilities. The Guavus solution delivers continuous traffic analytics in real-time at no additional cost. Telx can now offer its peering participants a unique view into their interconnection traffic patterns, as well as the ability to work directly with Guavus for more detailed traffic analytics and data-driven insights beyond what is offered directly through the partnership.

"We partnered with Guavus because they offer a managed solution delivering our customers real-time insights into their network traffic," said Michael Lucking, Director of IP Development and Engineering at Telx. "Working with Guavus has allowed us to focus on our core business and leverage Guavus to add invaluable traffic insights for our TIE participants. Our Guavus solution required no IT involvement and was fast to deploy, making this a successful partnership with rapid execution."

The capabilities are now available to all TIE participants through the Telx portal, providing a unique means to actively measure and visualize detailed traffic statistics. Using the portal, TIE participants get a visual understanding of their interconnect traffic based on continuous gathering of peering data. This information empowers them to make optimal business decisions by accurately assessing the cost effectiveness and traffic patterns of each partner and ensuring service level agreements (SLAs) are met.

"Telx is a leader in the carrier-neutral Internet Exchange marketplace, attracting a Global Marketplace of carriers, ISPs, content providers and enterprises in key geographies," said Aseem Parikh, Vice President and General Manager, Guavus. "Jointly, we are offering many exciting differentiated services to our mutual customers and help them make optimal business decisions from their network traffic data."

About Guavus
Guavus, Inc. provides managed solutions for dynamic decision making with the unique ability to fuse massive volumes of up-to-the-minute data from multiple sources to empower timely and accurate insights. Fortune 500 customers, including tier 1 communications service providers, rely on Guavus to make decisions that impact their bottom line by harnessing the massive amounts of data generated by devices and networks. The company is based in Santa Clara, CA with presence in India and Europe. Investors include Artiman Ventures and Sofinnova Ventures. For more information, please visit

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 To become a fan of Telx on Facebook, go to

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