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The First Open-IX Platform in North America

As you probably read last week, we recently received Open-IX certification for four of our data centers in four distinct regions of the United States: New York, San Francisco, Dallas and Los Angeles.… Read more

April 7, 2014  |  Written by Digital Realty

What Are Some of the Major Criteria for Evaluating and Selecting a Cloud Provider?

The benefits of the cloud are many. The cloud is flexible, scalable, and generally cost-efficient, which is why it makes sense for a lot of businesses.But those benefits are only true if… Read more

April 3, 2014  |  Written by Les Williams, Director of Product Development - Cloud

What Is DIA?

As we say a lot here on our blog, in the 21st century, connectivity is everything. And few things are more important to businesses in this day and age than a stable Internet connection.… Read more

April 2, 2014  |  Written by Damion Lackamp, Director of Interconnection Services

Digital Realty’s ELE Certification

Digital Realty is proud to announce it is the first data center provider to pursue an Extinction Level Event (ELE) Certification from the Aeronautics and Space Administration (ASA). The ELE… Read more

April 1, 2014  |  Written by Digital Realty

Security and Compliance: Need-to-Know Abbreviations

As we’ve mentioned here on our blog before, the data center services world is full of many terms and abbreviations that are often very tough to follow if you don’t work in the industry.… Read more

March 28, 2014  |  Written by Martin Triplett, Director, Process and Program Management

Telx’s Ben Gonyea Interviewed on NPR’s Planet Money

Earlier today, Ben Gonyea, Vice President of Product here at Telx, was interviewed for a segment in National Public Radio’s Planet Money.In the segment, “When Everyone Wants To Watch… Read more

March 27, 2014  |  Written by Blake Mitchell, Director of Marketing

What Is Internet Peering, and Why Is It Beneficial?

The world of data center services is full of terms that can get very confusing if you’re not familiar with the industry. From power density to carrier neutrality and everywhere in between, keeping… Read more

March 27, 2014  |  Written by Ben Gonyea, Vice President, Product Management

How Can Internet Exchange Help My Business?

An Internet Exchange provides a way for customers to quickly and easily exchange IP traffic via direct peering arrangements with other exchange members.Our Internet Exchange here at Telx… Read more

March 25, 2014  |  Written by Damion Lackamp, Director of Interconnection Services

Bringing Two Worlds Together with UX

Telx’s MarketplacePORTAL houses over 4,000 unique users per month, and the site offers many, diverse functionalities from standard data center management tools to social networking matchmaking… Read more

March 24, 2014  |  Written by Andrew Baird, Sr. Director of Marketing & Communications

Why Is the Value of Your Data Center Directly Proportional to the Connectivity Options that Reside Within It?

In this day and age, connectivity is everything. Whether you’re looking to directly connect to a cloud provider like Amazon Web Services, seeking connection to a financial exchange for your trading… Read more

March 21, 2014  |  Written by Chris Downie, Chief Executive Officer

What Are the Benefits of Hybrid Clouds?

You’ve heard of the cloud. And you know the difference between a public and a private cloud.  But what is a hybrid cloud, and why does it matter to your business?In framing the idea… Read more

March 20, 2014  |  Written by John Freimuth, Sr. Director of Business Development

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