CEO Randy Brouckman and Chief Architect and VP of Innovation Phill Lawson-Shanks to Present on the Future and New Edge of the Internet

ASvavavHerndon, VA – October 1, 2015EdgeConneX®, specializing in global hosting solutions at the edge of the network, announces today that its Chief Executive Officer, Randy Brouckman, and Chief Architect and Vice President of Innovation, Phill Lawson-Shanks, will speak at COMPTEL PLUS Fall 2015, taking place October 18-21, 2015 at the Marriott Marquis in San Francisco, California.  COMPTEL PLUS Fall 2015 is one of the go-to events for telecommunications industry professionals looking to expand their networks and strengthen existing relationships.

On Monday, October 19 at 8:30 AM, Mr. Brouckman will join executives from XO Communications and TNCI on the opening CEO roundtable keynote titled, “The Future of the Industry – Are You In?,” moderated by COMPTEL CEO Chip Pickering.  During the roundtable, Mr. Brouckman will explore how EdgeConneX is addressing rising traffic volume and easing transit cost pressures on providers by deploying Edge Data Centers® that are strategically positioned in proximity to network provider aggregation points, thus creating a new Edge of the Internet.  He will also discuss how moving eyeballs closer to the content ensures the lowest latency data delivery, with improved security and quality of service.

On Tuesday, October 20 at 2:00 PM, Mr. Lawson-Shanks will participate on the panel discussion, “What’s Happening at the Edge,” with executives from Data Foundry, Axiom Fiber Networks and Equinix.  The panel will address the infrastructure needed to support what is happening at the edge, including how network and data center providers must evolve to handle the massive bandwidth demands, and how the Internet of Things (IoT) is impacting capacity and driving movement closer to the edge.  On this panel, Mr. Lawson-Shanks will focus on how Edge Data Centers are constructed in Tier 2 markets to meet the current bandwidth explosion, reduce transit costs for providers and provide a better quality experience to consumers by enabling lower latency content delivery.

“COMPTEL PLUS Fall provides an exceptional opportunity to explore how our creative approach facilitates innovative distribution models that support our customers’ content delivery services at the edge of the network,” states EdgeConneX CEO Randy Brouckman.  “As digital content grows at a fourfold rate every five years, we welcome the chance to examine the current and future state of the industry, as EdgeConneX continues to solve content delivery challenges specific to any market.”

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 consumers.  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 improved quality of service.

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About EdgeConneX® 

EdgeConneX® is a global data center provider specializing in hosting content at the edge of the network.  They provide Space, Power & Connectivity for content, network, 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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