Telx Opens Portland Data Center

Telx a privately held company has launched a new data center facility in Portland, Oregon. Telx has plans to accelerate company’s expansion plans to the Northwest. Telx facility in Portland is a company’s 19th facility and will be known as PRT1. Telx facility is around 15 miles away from Portland downtown.  Telx has implemented a full 2N 1 design and is capable of supporting client load of up-to 325 watts per sq ft. This facility has a 1.3 PUE (power usage Effectiveness) rating.

Vice President of Sales for Telx Eric Wick said, “With nine major carriers within reach of the facility and three major cable landing stations within one mile, PRT1 provides an impressive expansion of our West Coast capabilities. Tethering the PRT1 facility with Telx’s expanding portfolio of interconnection products such as Datacenter Connect and Metro Connect back to important Portland carrier hotels, quickly makes it a core regional asset. Together with our Bay Area facilities and our newly announced SEA1 facility, PRT1 provides both the ideal location for clients to reach Asia as well as being able to address the power consuming needs of gaming, media and

other SaaS applications and services.”

Oregon has attracted many data center companies, major data center companies like T5, ViaWest and NetApp have announced a new facility in Portland or Hillsboro. Telx is one of the major data center service providers in North American markets. The company has provided high performance networks and access to 1000 customers including ISPs, content providers, Cloud providers, enterprises and carriers.

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