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December 06, 2011

Telx Announces New Cloud Connection Center in Silicon Valley

Telx, a provider of colocation and interconnection services, announced the launch of its new Cloud Connection Center in the Silicon Valley.

As the anchor tenant of a new Silicon Valley data center, Telx's new Cloud Connection Center is capable offering colocation and interconnection services capable of supporting up to 400 Watts per square foot within the green-designed Vantage Data Centers campus in Santa Clara, Calif.

The 32,000 square foot facility is designed to offer colocation customers access to Telx's Global Marketplace of customers within their C3 (News - Alert) data centers at 1100 Space Park facility in Santa Clara and 200 Paul in San Francisco.

The high-power density, 2N redundant, energy-efficient C3 data center will provide unprecedented speed, security and access for Silicon Valley's social networking, e-commerce, gaming, cloud services, storage and Internet connectivity needs.

"Leveraging our new Vantage Data Centers campus location, Telx is well positioned to meet the demands of Silicon Valley organizations by offering a rich portfolio of colocation and interconnection services -- at the lowest energy pricing -- that surpass area competitors," said Chris Downie, president and CFO of Telx, in a statement.

"Now, California-based companies have the option to instantly take advantage of cloud-based services while leveraging unprecedented connectivity to the rest of the world," Downie added.

The Telx data center space will support power densities up to 400 Watts per square foot or 16KW per cabinet in a 2N redundant infrastructure design. The newly commissioned facility guarantees a Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE) rating below 1.3 to maximize energy efficiency.

"As the anchor tenant in our Santa Clara data center, Telx now has ample room to expand and provide distinctive, high-performance data center services," said Greg Ness, VP Marketing, Vantage Data Centers.

Recently, Telx announced its master agent agreement with Colocation America (News - Alert), a West Coast data center operator. The agreement will enable Telx to leverage Colocation America as a master agent, allowing the company to offer its customers carrier-neutral connectivity choices and collocation services in any of Telx's carrier data centers located in eight key U.S. cities.

Rajani Baburajan is a contributing editor for TMCnet. To read more of Rajani's articles, please visit her columnist page.

Edited by Carrie Schmelkin

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