SOURCE: telx


April 10, 2012 09:00 ET

Telx Names Shawn Kaplan as General Manager, Financial Services

ACTIV Financial Veteran Provides Strategic Leadership to Telx Financial Services

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - Apr 10, 2012) - Telx®, a leading provider of global interconnectivity, cloud computing enablement services and data center solutions, today announced that Shawn Kaplan has joined the company as General Manager, Financial Services. Kaplan brings more than 15 years of marketing, sales and business development experience within financial technology organizations to his new position, where he will focus on maximizing market penetration and bringing new products and solutions to market.

Kaplan will drive all facets of Telx's financial services business, providing fresh new ideas, strategic direction, and driving growth of the company's extensive capabilities to deliver innovative products and solutions for its customers. He joins Telx from ACTIV Financial, where he served as Director of Business Development and was responsible for marketing and communications strategy. Prior to his work with ACTIV Financial, Kaplan oversaw marketing and product development for Reuters, strategically positioning their Wealth Management, Asset Management, and Online Portal product lines for long-term growth. Before joining Reuters, Kaplan drove market data distribution strategies at Telerate and Dow Jones Newswires.

"Telx continues to expand our ability to provide customers with the infrastructure necessary to increase their competitive advantage," said Ron Sterbenz, vice president of marketing, Telx. "Shawn's extensive knowledge and proven track record of success at driving business growth in financial markets makes him a valuable addition to our team."

About Telx
Telx is a leading provider of interconnection and data center services in strategic, high-demand North American markets. With 17 premier C3 Cloud Connection Centers, 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 with five facilities in the New York Metro area, two facilities in Chicago, two facilities in Dallas, four facilities in California, (Los Angeles, San Francisco, and two in Santa Clara) and facilities in Atlanta, Miami, Phoenix and Charlotte, N.C. For more information about Telx, visit Become a fan of Telx on Facebook at Interconnection. Data Centers. Community.™

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