Telx Set to Open Flagship Data Center and Campus in New Jersey05.22.2013
NJR3, an advanced NYC Metro Area Data Center, Set To Open on June 19th
New York, NY (May 22, 2013) – Telx®, a leading provider of global interconnectivity, cloud enablement services and datacenter solutions, will host a grand opening event of its new flagship data center, NJR3 on June 19, 2013 from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. The event will feature a keynote address by NFL Legend Phil Simms, along with public remarks Clifton Mayor James Anzaldi, State Senator Nia Gill, and Telx’s Executive Vice President of Engineering and Construction Michael Terlizzi. The occasion marks the official opening of Telx’s secured data center campus encompassing both NJR2 and NJR3 data centers at 100 Delawanna Avenue in Clifton, NJ, consisting of over 415,000 gross square feet.
Attendees will have the opportunity to network with industry experts on topics such as data center operations; IT infrastructure technologies, financial services, as well as participate in a discussion about the current state of the data center industry and related fields. Cocktails and refreshments will be served, and tours of the new data center will be given. Roundtrip transportation from New York City will be made available for registered guests.
NJR3, a new 215,000 gross square feet three-story data center, adds more than 100,000 square feet of market-leading, high power density, energy efficient space allowing for customizable colocation space to meet the growing requirements of global clients for heavily networked, outsourced infrastructure solutions.
Certified as a Tier III design by the Uptime Institute and like all of Telx’s other datacenters, NJR3 is a fully managed, carrier-neutral, secure environment for enterprises, digital media and bio-pharm companies, financial services, network providers and carriers. The facility is securely located outside the region’s FEMA 500 year flood zone, ensuring no downtime in the event of unforeseen disasters, such as Hurricane Sandy. In addition, the new facility follows green, energy-efficient standards in accordance with LEED requirements.
“The grand opening of NJR3 is a significant moment in Telx’s history as we usher in a new era of flexible data center services for New Jersey and the NYC metro area with a new property that can exceed the most demanding of uptime, security and operational compliance requirements of our clients ,” said Chris Downie, President and CFO of Telx. “The completion of NJR3 is a clear representation of Telx’s commitment to business development and high-tech job growth in the tri-state area and we are thankful for the hard work and dedication of so many people who have made this moment possible.”
“The opening of the NJR3 data center represents a great economic success story for Clifton and New Jersey taxpayers,” said Clifton Mayor James Anzaldi. “This new data center brings well-paying jobs to our city and we thank Telx for their commitment to the city of Clifton.”
“Telx’s state of the art data center helps Civolution provide world class service to its customers through a secure system that is built on solid fundamentals; power, communication, and security,” said Civolution’s IT Manager, Jeff Vetters. “It is reassuring to have Telx’s team of dedicated professionals provide around the clock support, and we look forward to working with Telx at NJR3.”
Telx’s Clifton datacenter campus encompasses its NJR2 facility, a 210,000 square foot data center at 100 Delawanna Avenue and the new flagship facility, NJR3 also located within the campus.
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Telx is a leading provider of interconnection and data center services in strategic, high-demand North American markets. With 19 premier C3 Cloud Connection Centers by Telx SM, Telx increases speed to market and reduces connectivity costs by providing direct connections to a community of the industry’s highest performance networks and access to 1,000+ customers, including leading telecommunications carriers, ISPs, cloud providers, content providers and enterprises. Telx is a privately held company headquartered in New York City, servicing 13 US markets with five facilities across the New York / New Jersey Metro area, two facilities in Chicago, two facilities in Dallas, four facilities in California, (Los Angeles, San Francisco, and two in Santa Clara), two Pacific Northwest facilities, Seattle and Portland and facilities in Atlanta, Miami, Phoenix and Charlotte, N.C.