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Telx and Peak Partner to Deploy Cloud Services

Telx data center infrastructure coupled with Peak Cloud Services form a cohesive 100% SLA

Telx together with Peak® (formerly PeakColo) announced on Thursday Peak's expansion into two Telx data centers, SCL2, a 40,000 square foot data center at 2820 Northwestern Parkway in Santa Clara, California and in ATL1, a 160,000 square foot data center located : at 56 Marietta Street in Atlanta, Ga.

"Peak represents the latest in a broad range of cloud service providers that have selected Telx, ranging from IaaS to SaaS (Software as a Service) providers. We are servicing some of the world's largest network service providers and enterprises across a wide range of business verticals, such as digital media and entertainment, social networks, video streaming, financial services, healthcare, retail, other cloud companies, and startups," said Chris Downie, CEO, Telx.

The partnership allows clients to plug into Peak's platform and immediately benefit from a customizable set of cloud services, managed storage and backup services, while leveraging Telx's expansive access to both regional and global networks. The deployment of Peak's cloud platforms and 100%SLA on cloud services in Telx data centers represents a new era for Telx as the company continues to invest in strategic partnerships to provide clients with new cohesive managed storage, backup services and cloud and hybrid-cloud solutions along with Telx's commitment of a 100% SLA on colocation services.

"By locating in Telx data centers, we can offer our mutual clients an award winning platform, excellent latency, reliability, scalability, and connectivity to other enterprises and cloud providers," said Luke Norris, CEO, Peak. "Our relationship with Telx offers a number of benefits to customers, including a variety of architectural options. Customers will be able to enjoy the benefits of hybrid solutions that include enterprise data centers, hosted private clouds and colocation-based resources, Peak cloud services, and tethering to third party cloud providers."

Telx's 20 highly interconnected data centers, offering hundreds of network service providers and tens of thousands of connections combined with Peak's cloud computing services leadership provides customers a unique value proposition for interactive applications with uncertain demand. Telx and Peak plan to have highly coordinated efforts in offering leading cloud, connectivity, managed services and colocation solutions to new and existing clients.

Peak's enterprise-class cloud services and managed storage platform has been recognized by NetApp Innovation Awards, Compuware's Top 25 Cloud Service Providers, TalkingCloud Top 100, and as a CRN top channel partner. In addition to flexible IaaS services such as private hybrid cloud, disaster recovery, storage and backup, it also offers object-based storage, which handles petabytes of data in a cost effective way. Peak plans additional cloud node expansions with Telx over the course of 2014 to accommodate client growth.

Peak's newest cloud nodes will be available in January 2014 to the entire Telx and Peak ecosystem. Peak is the first named partner in Telx's Enablement Program, cementing a partnership that strengthens Peak's cloud presence throughout North America and increases Telx's high quality portfolio of products for its clients. Telx's Enablement Program, coupled with a tightly integrated sales program with partners like Peak, allows Telx to now offer its customers a seamless set of enterprise colocation, cloud, and managed services.

To find out how to take advantage of these hybrid service capabilities or for additional information, please contact info@telx.com.

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