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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

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