Chief Architect and Vice President of Innovation, Phill Lawson-Shanks, to Present on Network Edge Data Centers                          

EdgeConneXHerndon, VA – October 26, 2015EdgeConneX®, specializing in global hosting solutions at the edge of the network, announces today that its Chief Architect and Vice President of Innovation, Phill Lawson-Shanks, will participate on a panel at DatacenterDynamics As-A-Service, taking place October 27-28, 2015 at the Hilton Chicago.

On Tuesday, October 27 at 10:20 AM, Mr. Lawson-Shanks will join executives from Google, Open-IX, United IX and DCD Group for a panel discussion titled, “Network EDGE data centers – What’s it mean, really? And why does it matter?” The panel will explore the ways in which expanding the edge of the network through low-latency, high performance connectivity will enable the proliferation of the Internet of Things (IoT). By bringing content closer to the end user, Edge Data Centers are reducing costs, increasing performance and enhancing security while delivering real-time communications and streaming data with the lowest latency possible.

“The Internet of Things will shape the future of our industry and it is critical that the necessary technology is in place to enable smooth integration,” remarks Mr. Lawson-Shanks. “At EdgeConneX, we recognize that high-quality Internet connectivity should be available everywhere, not just in Tier I markets, and we’re dedicated to expanding the network edge to make that possible.”

DCD As-A-Service is the premier two-day event for outsourced infrastructure services, attracting senior business, operations, and technology professionals from around the world to discuss the rapidly growing data center sector. The conference provides attendees the opportunity to attend 55 different sessions featuring 70 speakers, and features separate tracks on infrastructure deployment strategies, design and operational efficiency, as well as platform interoperability, investment, and demand-side dynamics.

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 is generating a new Edge of the Internet through the design and deployment of facilities closer to network provider and aggregation points, enabling low latency data and high-quality 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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