tel(x) Hires Executive Vice President of Sales
NEW YORK, May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The tel(x) Group announces a new addition to the management team: Bill Kolman, as Executive Vice President of Sales. Kolman joins tel(x) from SAVVIS, a provider of managed hosting, utility computing and network services where he was the Vice President of Strategic Accounts in the Northeast. Kolman brings over 31 years of experience working in the Hosting/Network/Telecommunications industries in both public and startup companies.
tel(x), the premier operator of telecom "meet-me" network interconnection facilities in North America, recently expanded from 2 to 13 sites in the US. With this appointment, tel(x) is continuing to position itself as the leading neutral colocation and interconnect specialist provider. Kolman's experience will help position tel(x) as the leader in solving interconnectivity problems plagued by large businesses. "Service Providers have long realized that network density is the key to their success. Large business and content providers are recognizing that interconnection facilities like tel(x) play a critical role in their network architecture," said Kolman, "I'm excited to be part of a growing company in an exciting sector. tel(x) has a strong message which no doubt will influence and enable companies to buy higher quality services more efficiently while reducing costs."
Kolman brings extensive experience to the company. Prior to SAVVIS, he was an officer of AT&T responsible for large global accounts in the Northeast and was a sector head for Concert, the AT&T and BT joint partnership. During the 1990's, Kolman ran Nortel Networks' organization in New York City and managed multiple markets for Sprint. Prior to Sprint, Kolman was a founder of Tri-State Telephone in Elmsford, NY, marketing customer premise based communications systems.
With this new position on board, 13 locations in the US and plans to continue expanding, tel(x) is now positioned to implement their vision of being the leader in service and quality for carrier neutral interconnect facilities -- servicing Carriers, PTTs, ISPs, ASPs, Content Delivery Networks and Enterprises.
"By bringing Bill on board he gives the company a critical resource in helping us realize and execute on our vision of being the premier provider of interconnection solutions," says Eric Shepcaro, CEO of tel(x), "Bill will play a crucial role as we expand into new markets.
With thirteen locations nationwide tel(x) has solidified itself as the leading provider of carrier-neutral interconnection Meet Me Room facilities in North America. tel(x)'s "best-of-class" network facilities deliver quality solutions for telecommunications carriers, ISP's, & Enterprise networks. One deployment at tel(x) can seamlessly connect you to an abundance of global networks & major peering exchanges in multiple markets. tel(x) is a privately held company headquartered in New York City, USA, with operations in Atlanta, Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, Miami, New York City, Phoenix, San Francisco, Santa Clara, and Weehawken. tel(x) delivers improved performance, reliability, and security for your mission critical operations.
For more information about tel(x)please visit http://www.telx.com/ or contact Ilissa Miller, Director Marketing Communications and Public Relations at 212 480 3300.
CONTACT: Ilissa Miller, tel(x) Director Marketing Communications andPublic Relations, +1-212-480-3300
Web site: http://www.telx.com/
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