CTO, Don MacNeil, to Present on Data Center Investment


Herndon, VA – January 21, 2016EdgeConneX®, specializing in global infrastructure at the edge of the network, announces today its Chief Technology Officer, Don MacNeil, will speak at Metro Connect USA 2016.  The Company will also co-sponsor the event, which takes place January 26-27, 2016 at the Eden Roc Miami Beach Resort in Miami, Florida.

On Wednesday, January 27 at 11:45 AM, Mr. MacNeil will join executives from Global Capacity, NJFX and Schneider Electric on a panel titled, “Data Center Investment: The Next Step in Portfolio Expansion?”  The panel will explore the growing interdependence of fiber providers and data centers, the ramifications of data centers increasing their purchase of fiber networks, and how fiber providers currently utilize their acquired data center assets.  Additionally, MacNeil and his industry colleagues will examine how localized infrastructure is ensuring the quality of content delivery to the end-user, the effect the increase in cloud migration has on the demand for connectivity between data centers, and the question of whether fiber providers should invest in dark fiber and position themselves as transport-focused, or become more enterprise-oriented and provide services, including cloud and security.

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.

Metro Connect USA 2016 has become the fundamental meeting point for strategic conversations among the major players in the U.S. communications and fiber infrastructure sectors.  The conference provides a platform to gain intelligence about the most influential M&A developments for 2016, the newest technologies, and how these will affect the metro market leaders, their customers and future business development.

To schedule a meeting with the EdgeConneX team at Metro Connect, email edgeconnex@imillerpr.com.  For more information about EdgeConneX and its leading edge of network infrastructure solutions for expanding and improving access to wireless and data communications, visit edgeconnex.com or email info@edgeconnex.com.

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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 edgeconnex.com. 

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