NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - Jun 26, 2012) - Telx®, a leading provider of global interconnectivity, cloud computing enablement services and data center solutions, today announced that the annual Marketplace LIVE event, formerly known as the Customer Business Exchange (CBX), will be held on Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at the TimesCenter in New York City. Telx's Marketplace LIVE event is a unique business experience that brings Telx's global marketplace of clients together for "face-to-face" networking, interactive sessions and brand exposure.
Telx's Marketplace LIVE is regularly attended by key decision‐makers, innovation leaders and media contacts. Colocation customers, partners and industry experts showcase new and emerging solutions, products and services while learning about industry trends, challenges and success stories that directly impact their businesses. The event facilitates new business relationships among the world's leading global network providers, cloud computing, service providers, capital markets firms, large enterprises, media and entertainment companies. Meet senior network strategists and other C-Level technology experts from many of these leading firms.
Attendees regularly shop services and offerings as well as network to exchange ideas with other industry experts. All of the companies exhibiting and sponsoring at Marketplace LIVE can offer direct capacity or services from any of Telx's 17 North American C3 (Cloud Connection Centers), making this a highly targeted and relevant event across a variety of industry verticals in need of secure connected solutions and colocation services.
"Telx's Marketplace LIVE event has become one of the marquee business events in North America, offering our clients the ability to meet new prospects, network with other customers and learn about emerging trends affecting their industry," said Ron Sterbenz, vice president of marketing, Telx. "This year's event comes at a critical time with wide spread growth in demand for cloud services across many market sectors. 2012's agenda includes an incredible list of informative speakers and participants that will undoubtedly provide our clients with insight and opportunities for business growth."
In years past, the Marketplace LIVE event routinely brings together more than 1,200 C-level and other senior-level executive attendees, representing over 600 companies in over 20 countries. Marketplace LIVE attendees are focused on creating new business opportunities that will extend networks, reduce time to market, improve service performance and drive new growth.
"Marketplace LIVE is a high-level event that undoubtedly helped Unitas Global forge new relationships and strengthen existing ones," said Grant Kirkwood, chief executive officer, Unitas Global. "Interacting with industry leaders and learning about new trends at Marketplace LIVE helped to facilitate our growth and provided a spotlight on new emerging trends we could capitalize on."
This year's event will feature educational sessions on cloud computing, financial services, data center infrastructure and digital media, led by keynote speaker Andrew Blum, Journalist and the author of Tubes, and moderators such as Jason Schafer, Data Center & Power Engineer Analyst with the 451 Group, David Card, Vice President of Research for GigaOm, Adam Sussman, Principal Director of Research for the TABB Group, Billy Pidgeon, Senior Analyst for M2 Research and Telx's SVP of Cloud Services and the author of Cloudonomics, Joe Weinman. These educational, interactive sessions will give attendees valuable, real-world information on connectivity and business trends that they can apply to their own enterprises.
Marketplace LIVE 2012 will once again offer a virtual press room, where sponsors or exhibitors can make impactful business announcements to an audience of the IT industry's leading analysts, journalists from publishers such as 451 Research, The TABB Group, GigaOM, M2 Research, Vertical Systems and the list goes on.
Sponsorship and exhibit opportunities for Marketplace LIVE 2012 are currently available. To learn more about sponsorship packages or exhibition space for Marketplace LIVE go to: http://www.telxmarketplacelive.com
About Marketplace LIVE
Telx's Marketplace LIVE is an industry leading brand exposure and networking event that brings together Telx's global marketplace of clients with thought leaders in the areas of cloud computing, financial services, telecommunications and media. Marketplace LIVE is attended by key decision‐makers and media contacts, where colocation customers, partners and industry experts showcase new and emerging solutions, products and services while learning about industry trends that directly impact their businesses. Attendees are encouraged to shop services and offerings as well as network and trade ideas with industry experts. All the companies exhibiting and sponsoring at Marketplace LIVE can offer direct capacity from any of Telx's 17 C3 Cloud Connection Centers, making this a highly targeted and relevant event across a variety of industry verticals in need of cost-effective interconnection services. For more information visit http://www.telxmarketplacelive.com
Telx is a leading provider of interconnection and data center services in strategic, high-demand North American markets. With 17 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 with five facilities in the New York Metro area, two facilities in Chicago, two facilities in Dallas, four facilities in California, (Los Angeles, San Francisco, and two in Santa Clara) and facilities in Atlanta, Miami, Phoenix and Charlotte, N.C. For more information about Telx, visit http://www.telx.com. Become a fan of Telx on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/telxgroup. Interconnection. Data Centers. Community.™