Telx® and Level 3 Communications have teamed up to expand cloud connectivity for businesses. The benefit of interconnecting the Telx Cloud Xchange with Level 3 Cloud Connect Solutions is twofold: 1) organizations can leverage Level 3's global network to connect to Telx data centers and members of the Telx Cloud Xchange throughout North America and 2) Telx customers can now access leading cloud services in the Level 3 Cloud Connect Solutions ecosystem worldwide.

Level 3 provides connectivity across 500 markets in more than 60 countries. By coupling its Cloud Connect Solutions portfolio with Telx's data-rich platform – spanning 20 facilities and 13 markets that enable 10 million square feet of data center space – customers receive secure, private, and scalable network capabilities. In addition, cloud services will be accessible through the interconnection facilities in Telx's data centers, giving customers direct access to services by cross or virtual connections. 

"Telx excels at providing reliable, secure connections for service and cloud providers alike," said Chris Downie, CEO, Telx. "This collaboration with Level 3 extends both of our ecosystems, enabling customers to quickly and efficiently access and globally deploy a range of public, private and hybrid cloud solutions."

Level 3 Cloud Connect Solutions with Adaptive Network Control enables IT organizations to scale their cloud network connection on-demand to support changing business needs.

"We are pleased to work with Telx to provide organizations with secure, high-performance connectivity between their enterprise locations, data centers and cloud providers," said Brian Hoekelman, vice president of Business and Cloud Ecosystem Development, Level 3 Communications. "Cloud Connect Solutions delivers the high-availability, and high-performance network connection that users demand as they build and operate applications and other IT solutions in the cloud."


This article was originally posted “Telx And Level 3 Communications Team Up To Expand Cloud Connectivity” from Cloud Strategy Magazine.