Amazon Web Services (AWS) Direct Connect Now Available to Telx Clients Nationally
NEW YORK, NY, Jan 17, 2013 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --
Telx(R), a leading provider of global interconnectivity, cloud
enablement services and datacenter solutions, today announced the
combined availability of Amazon Web Services (AWS) Direct Connect
with Telx's Datacenter Connect for Telx clients across the United
States. Telx clients can now leverage private interconnection to an
expanded roster of AWS facilities spanning coast to coast. Moreover,
these capabilities can be combined with network services from the
hundreds of carriers and cloud service providers interconnecting at
Telx's industry-leading facilities to solve a broad range of complex
challenges. Such solutions enable increased performance, security,
availability, distributed processing, and redundant storage to
support normal operations as well as business continuity and disaster
As recent extreme weather events have shown, clients must consider
business continuity and disaster recovery as part of their overall
business and IT strategies. Moreover, increasingly demanding customer
expectations and accelerating usage of cloud services and hybrid
architectures require a variety of network strategies to connect
users, enterprise data centers, colocation facilities, and the cloud.
Clients will benefit from the value of cost-effective, high
performance, secure private access to the AWS network to support
requirements for mission-critical systems in the event of a disaster.
In addition, clients with international end-users can leverage Telx's
gateway facilities, international network service providers, and
Telx's AWS Direct Connect and Datacenter Connect to enable localized
access to their global user base.
"Extending Telx's service offerings with AWS enables clients to
design their applications to achieve faster end-user response times,
greater security and availability, and better protection from
potential regional failures. Today's enterprises face an array of
complex application and architectural requirements. Telx's continued
investments in state-of-the-art facilities and ever-increasing
ability to provide a rich variety of interconnection solutions
between facilities and to AWS continues to increase the value of the
Telx ecosystem," said Joe Weinman, senior vice president of cloud
services and strategy for Telx.
Connectivity via Amazon's Direct Connect provides a wide range of
deployment scenarios for Telx's clients, now reaching a broader
-- Connectivity for direct storage - private, high-throughput access to
AWS facilitates periodic migration/replication of data to or from AWS
into customer-managed storage solutions; this enables a wide spectrum
of business continuity/disaster recovery policies and data retention
-- Big Data - high-bandwidth connectivity provides customers with the
ability to efficiently transfer large data volumes into and out of
AWS, allowing for import/export of large-scale data sets for high
performance "big data" computing applications.
-- High-performance applications - high bandwidth combined with
low-latency connectivity for improved I/O and API response times
allows customers to use AWS as an extension of their data center LAN
and integrate hybrid cloud strategies into a wide range of
-- Custom hybrid architectures - high-throughput access to AWS enables
integration of custom hardware solutions into the AWS management
system, with real-time streaming of data to and from AWS.
For more information about the Telx and AWS service, or to order
connectivity to Amazon's Direct Connect, visit
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.
For more information about Telx, visit: http://www.telx.com. Become a
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