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EdgeConneX® to Reveal Results of the Impact of the Edge at the Greater Portland Data Center Summit

May 31
07:25 2017

Herndon, VA – EdgeConneX®, specializing in global data center solutions at the edge of the network, announces today its sponsorship of the Greater Portland Data Center Summit. The event takes place May 30-31, 2017 at the World Trade Center Portland with the opening reception at the Portland Edge Data Center® (EDC). EdgeConneX’s chief customer officer, Peter Neill, and chief architect and vice president of innovation, Phill Lawson-Shanks, will present key findings with customers about the impact of edge infrastructure in the Portland market.

On Wednesday, May 31 at 10 a.m., Mr. Neill will moderate the panel, “Case Study: Impact of the Edge in Greater Portland Data Center Market,” on which Mr. Lawson-Shanks will participate. The panel will also include Eric Hulbert, CEO and Co-Owner, Opus Interactive; Craig McGahey, CEO, RT3 Advisors; Eric Rosenberry, President, North West Access Exchange (NWAX) and Principal Infrastructure Architect, iovation; and Brian Tasker, U.S. Ecosystem Director, Megaport.

A marquee provider in the greater Portland market, EdgeConneX’s Portland EDC provides service providers, content delivery networks (CDNs), carriers, wireless operators and enterprises with direct access to top cloud providers, interconnection, infrastructure monitoring and performance measurement, along with network access and managed services solutions. EdgeConneX’s ecosystem partnership with Megaport provides customers with access to the company’s SDN-enabled elastic interconnection fabric for direct, seamless connectivity to AWS, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform. Opus Interactive supports EdgeConneX enterprise customers in their migration to the cloud and manages their cloud infrastructure on an ongoing basis.

“I look forward to sharing insights on the impact that our EDCs have had in the greater Portland market and illustrating the consistent results we’ve observed in 27 other markets,” comments Mr. Neill. “Portland is a leader in business digital transformation with the influx and connectivity offered by subsea cable systems to leading cloud providers such as AWS. Together with our partners, we are helping companies migrate their digital infrastructure more effectively to the cloud while delivering reliable connectivity colocated in an edge-designed data center facility.”

EdgeConneX specializes in providing purpose-built, power dense and edge of network Edge Data Centers® and wireless solutions to enable the fastest delivery of content to end-users. EdgeConneX has created a new Edge of the Internet by designing and deploying facilities that are strategically positioned nearest to network provider aggregation points, ensuring the lowest latency data delivery, with an improved quality of service.

About EdgeConneX®
EdgeConneX® is a global data center provider specializing in infrastructure solutions at the edge of the network. They provide space, power and connectivity for content, network, cloud, colocation, CDNs and service providers, as well as wireless carriers, telecommunications companies, and commercial property owners. EdgeConneX has created a new Edge for traditional networks, offering superior performance and economics. Their purpose-built Meet You Points® optimize delivery of data at network-critical locations closest to the end-user. For more information, please visit the EdgeConneX Internet of Everywhere at

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