SOURCE: Global Telecom & Technology

Global Telecom & Technology

March 15, 2010 08:03 ET

Telx Links With Global Telecom & Technology for Gigabit Ethernet Dedicated Internet Access in Eight Strategic Locations

Telx Leverages Leading Global Network Integrator GTT to Offer Its Customers Flexible GigE Dedicated Internet Access (DIA) for Low-Latency, Diversified Connectivity Options

NASHVILLE, TN--(Marketwire - March 15, 2010) -


Key Highlights:

--  Telx accesses GTT's robust network through direct Gig-E connections in
    eight Telx locations. GTT is already an interconnection and colocation
    customer of Telx, with established PoPs in eight Telx facilities across
    the U.S.
--  GTT's GigE backbone is available via one of Telx's Dedicated Internet
    Access (DIA) service nodes.
--  The relationship leverages GTT's global network architecture enabling
    seamless connectivity for Telx customers.
--  With GTT, Telx can offer its customers enhanced network capacity and
    provision services in near real-time, offering even more flexible IP
    offerings (10mb, 100mb all on the same GigE connection) while providing
    burst capability up to the full GigE for bandwidth-intensive
    applications and low latency applications.

Global Telecom and Technology ("GTT") (OTCBB: GTLT), a global network integrator that provides a broad portfolio of wide-area network solutions to over 750 customers, today announces that Telx now offers Gigabit Ethernet (GigE) connectivity via GTT's network to its interconnection and colocation customers in eight key U.S. cities. Through this relationship, GTT's resilient GigE infrastructure will be available via Telx's Dedicated Internet Access (DIA) solution, giving customers even more high-performance connectivity choices.

"We are excited to provide services to Telx in eight of their carrier-rich colocation facilities," said Richard D. Calder, Jr., GTT's President and CEO. "As a global network integrator, we help companies like Telx build out their networks with reliable and secure connectivity, anywhere in the world. With GTT's technology and expertise powering their network, Telx can continue to offer customers industry-leading connectivity choice."

GTT has established relationships with over 800 global network operators, allowing them to deliver network services nearly everywhere in the world, GTT's experienced team is able to address even the most complex bandwidth and connectivity needs. By leveraging GTT's robust GigE connections Telx can offer a greater network capacity for its DIA service, a network-neutral environment delivering colocation and automated routing to provide a reliable, dedicated Internet connection for business customers. This allows Telx to provision connectivity services quickly, offering more flexibility on the speed and availability of IP throughput (10mb and 100mb, all on the same GigE connection) while also providing burst capability up to the full GigE speed.

"Telx has a long relationship with GTT, serving as their interconnection and colocation partner in eight key U.S. markets for four years," said Eric Shepcaro, CEO of Telx. "We are pleased to bring the unique value proposition of GTT's industry experience and innovative technology to our Dedicated Internet Access (DIA) customers, giving them more choice in secure, network-neutral, low-latency connections that meet their business communications needs."

GTT and Telx will be attending the Comptel PLUS Spring 2010 Convention and Expo, March 14-17 in Nashville, Tennessee. Joint interviews with GTT and Telx are available upon request.

About GTT

GTT is a global network integrator providing a broad portfolio of Wide-Area Network (WAN), Dedicated Internet Access and mobility services. With over 800 supplier relationships worldwide, GTT combines multiple networks and technologies such as traditional OC-x, MPLS and Ethernet, to deliver cost-effective solutions specifically designed for each client's unique requirements. GTT enhances its client performance through its proprietary Client Management Database (CMD), providing customers with an integrated support system for all of its services. GTT is committed to providing comprehensive solutions, project management and 24x7 global operations support. Headquartered in McLean, Virginia, GTT now has offices in Denver, Dusseldorf, London and provides services to more than 700 enterprise, government, and carrier clients in over 80 countries, worldwide. For more information visit the GTT website at www.gt-t.net.

About Telx

Telx is the 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 750 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.

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Michelle Barry
    BridgeView Marketing for Telx
    603.570.7533
    Email Contact
    Twitter: @Telx_Group

    For GTT
    Ilissa Miller
    Jaymie Scotto & Associates
    866.695.3629
    Email Contact
    Twitter: @GTT_WAN