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Behind the Internet Curtain

Everyday we use the Internet. It connects businesses, families, and friends who are thousands of miles apart. It is a significant aspect of modern life, but how does it actually work? In this new… Read more

March 19, 2014  |  Written by Blake Mitchell, Director of Marketing

SLAs and Telx: What You Need to Know

In selecting a data center service provider, few factors have as much influence on your customers and end users as your Service Level Agreement, or SLA. As with any other service contract, your… Read more

March 18, 2014  |  Written by Chris Downie, Chief Executive Officer

What Is the Potential Impact of a Data Center Losing Power?

A power outage at a data center may very well be an IT person’s worst nightmare. It generally means downtime, loss of business, added costs, and lots of stress and scrambling until the outage is… Read more

March 17, 2014  |  Written by Michael Terlizzi, Senior Vice President, Engineering & Construction

What Should I Ask Data Center Suppliers About Their Leases, and How Does That Affect the End User?

As we’ve discussed here on our blog before, outsourcing your data center is an ideal solution for most businesses in need of data center services. It’s flexible, scalable, and much more… Read more

March 13, 2014  |  Written by Ben Gonyea, Vice President, Product Management

What Are the Business Advantages of Colocating In a Well-Connected Ecosystem?

In today’s ever-changing business environment, there’s no such thing as too many connectivity options. Well-organized cloud and connectivity services, as well as data center interconnection… Read more

March 12, 2014  |  Written by Damion Lackamp, Director of Interconnection Services

When Does It Make Sense to Deploy a Public Cloud vs. a Private Cloud?

For many of the same reasons that outsourcing your data center is an attractive option for businesses—it’s scalable, flexible, and cost-effective—deploying software and services via the… Read more

March 11, 2014  |  Written by John Freimuth, Sr. Director of Business Development

The Basics of Natural Threats and Data Centers

As we’ve hinted at in previous posts here on our blog, natural threats/disasters are often viewed as the single most dangerous threat in the world of data centers. Given that the average… Read more

March 10, 2014  |  Written by John Huntington, Sr. Director of Product Management & Marketing

Are Telx’s Data Centers Audited By a Third Party?

Just as scalability, power density, security, and flood zoning are all important factors to consider when choosing your data center service provider, so too is compliance absolutely essential. From… Read more

March 7, 2014  |  Written by Daniel Wolfe, Vice President, IT & Process Management

How Scalable Is Telx?

As Chris Downie discussed in his recent blog post about why you should consider outsourcing your data center, one of the greatest benefits of data center outsourcing is its scalability and… Read more

March 5, 2014  |  Written by John Huntington, Sr. Director of Product Management & Marketing

What Kind of Security Is In Place at Telx Data Centers?

Next to reliability, security is probably the most important factor for businesses when deciding which provider to outsource their data center services. Businesses responsible for handling… Read more

March 4, 2014  |  Written by Hector Hernandez, Vice President, Operations & Security

How Can I Determine a Data Center’s Power Density, And What Factors Are Used in that Evaluation?

Just the other day, we weighed in on flood zoning and how it can affect your decision to work with or house your data in a specific data center "Data Center Flood Zones". But as we mentioned, flood… Read more

March 3, 2014  |  Written by Ben Gonyea, Vice President, Product Management

Why Directly Connecting to a Cloud Provider like Amazon Web Services Makes a Difference.

When considering overall business and IT strategies, companies need to consider business continuity and disaster recovery. Combined with continuing increases in customer expectations, businesses… Read more

February 28, 2014  |  Written by Les Williams, Director of Product Development - Cloud

What Is a Flood Zone, and What Should I Look for When Evaluating Data Centers?

There are many factors that can go into a company’s choice for an outsourced data center. From power density, to generator redundancy, to flood zone information, businesses have many factors to… Read more

February 27, 2014  |  Written by John Huntington, Sr. Director of Product Management & Marketing

Why Should You Consider Outsourcing Your Data Center?

According to a new report by DCD Intelligence, almost a quarter of data center space in North America is outsourced, and investment in data center outsourcing is expected to increase another 15… Read more

February 26, 2014  |  Written by Chris Downie, Chief Executive Officer

Why Is Carrier Neutrality So Important?

In selecting a provider for a company to outsource their data centers to, or to use as an interconnection hub, businesses have many options. While looking for those options, a term you’re likely to… Read more

February 25, 2014  |  Written by Ben Gonyea, Vice President, Product Management